Today is Thu October 23, 2014
16 Oct. 2014

Pei-pei Cheng and Ben Whishaw in LILTING


Love knows no barrier, especially language. In the new romantic film, LILTING, from director Hong Khaou, two elderly adults Junn (Pei-pei Cheng) and Alan (Peter Bowles) make a romantic connection in a residential facility for seniors–everything goes well as long as they don’t know what the other is saying.  Junn only speaks Chinese, Alan is […]

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14 Oct. 2014

37th Mill Valley Film Fest, big success!


 37TH MILL VALLEY FILM FESTIVAL WRAPS, WINNERS INCLUDE: THE IMITATION GAME, THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING, ON THE WAY TO SCHOOL, WHIPLASH, IMPERIAL DREAMS, CAPTURING GRACE AND F R E E  This year’s coveted festival set a new attendance record in it’s nearly 40-year history with more than 60,000 patrons who turned out for a slate of feature films, documentaries, […]

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10 Oct. 2014

THE JUDGE: cast is compelling, compassionate


Just hearing the names of the starring lineup in THE JUDGE–Warner Bros. new courtroom drama–is worth the price of admission.  We’re talking Oscar winner and five-time nominee Robert Duvall (TENDER MERCIES, GET LOW, THE APOSTLE, THE GODFATHER), Oscar winner Billy Bob Thornton (SLING BLADE, MONSTER’S BALL, PRIMARY COLORS), two-time Oscar nominee Robert Downey, Jr (TROPIC THUNDER, […]

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06 Oct. 2014

The Charismatic Michael K. Williams


Michael K. Williams enters a room with confidence even when he’s been detained by New York City traffic.  Running a bit late for roundtable interviews to discuss his role in the new film, KILL THE MESSENGER, alongside two-time Oscar nominee, Jeremy Renner, Williams exhaled and delivered. MESSENGER is the story of a dogged investigative reporter, […]

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02 Oct. 2014

Gospel sensation Tasha Cobbs, new album


Tasha Cobbs is arguably among the most successful Gospel artists in recent years. Her universal chart-topper, “Break Every Chain” broke records. The multiple award winning vocalist–a Grammy, three Stellar Awards and three Dove Awards–has only recorded one nationally released project! On October 13, Cobbs releases a new body of work at the live recording for her […]

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01 Oct. 2014

Jeremy Renner Q&A, discusses intriguing character-driven role


KILL THE MESSENGER will keep you thinking. Directed by Michael Cuesta (TV’s Homeland), this startling investigation spearheaded mostly by a lone journalist was trumped by the Monica Lewinsky proceedings in the mid 1990’s. Now, it opens in theaters nationwide, October 10. Two-time Academy Award nominee Jeremy Renner (“The Bourne Legacy”) leads an all-star cast in […]

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19 Sep. 2014

Broadway’s PIPPIN tours San Francisco opens September 23


PIPPIN tells the story of a young prince on a death-defying journey to find meaning in his existence. Will he choose a happy but simple life? Or will he risk everything for a singular flash of glory? The show is noted for many Broadway standards including “Magic To Do,” “Corner of the Sky,” “Glory,” “No […]

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17 Sep. 2014

Death of a King, Smiley’s latest book


A powerful portrait of a leader and visionary, DEATH OF A KING paints a narrative different from all that have come before, told in the present tense, with pace and power.  This is a glimpse into Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s life–one that adds a nuanced view of Dr. King’s legacy as an American hero, […]

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17 Sep. 2014

Mosley’s “Easy Rawlins” strikes again!


Set in the Patty Hearst era of radical Black Nationalism, a black ex-boxer self-named Uhuru Nolice—the supposed leader of a revolutionary cell called Scorched Earth—has kidnapped Rose Goldsmith, the daughter of a weapons manufacturer, from her dorm at UC Santa Barbara.  If the group doesn’t receive the money, weapons, and apology it’s demanded, “Rose Gold” […]

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17 Sep. 2014

September: Bay Area welcomes The Price Is Right and Patti LaBelle


San Francisco, Come On Down for your chance to win an appearance on THE PRICE IS RIGHT, CBS Entertainment’s Daytime Emmy Award-winning game show.  Rated at the network’s #1 daytime series and the longest-running game show, its annual nationwide contestant search is Sunday, Sept. 21, details to follow. Those chosen will appear as contestants during […]

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