One On One: Director Daniel Adams Delivers Biting Satire With ‘An L.A. Minute’

Director Daniel Adams' satire An L.A. Minute centers on Ted Gould (Gabriel Byrne), a bestselling novelist who, despite living in the lap of luxury, is frustrated by his life's work and is in need of a spark. A chance encounter with a performance artist named Velocity (Kiersey Clemons) may inject some long forgotten humanity in … Continue reading One On One: Director Daniel Adams Delivers Biting Satire With ‘An L.A. Minute’

Exclusive Q&A: Austin Pendleton Talks Acting Career And Latest Project ‘Sunset’

  Austin Pendleton's fulfilling acting journey includes memorable work in both film and television, and even if the name doesn't ring a bell you've undoubtedly seen one of his movies. His latest is Sunset, an ambitious indie drama about a nuclear strike which may obliterate the United States East Coast. During the phone interview, Pendleton … Continue reading Exclusive Q&A: Austin Pendleton Talks Acting Career And Latest Project ‘Sunset’

Exclusive: ‘The Voice’ Alum Siahna Is ‘Untouchable’ With New EP

  Since her successful run on The Voice (Season 9), Siahna has continued to hone her singer-songwriter skills. With her recently released 6-song EP Untouchable, the jazz and soul loving songstress is adding a bit of pop flavor to her repertoire. My audio interview (apologies for quality as it was a phoner) with Siahna, as … Continue reading Exclusive: ‘The Voice’ Alum Siahna Is ‘Untouchable’ With New EP

Jaimie Alexander Takes A Passionate “Stance” With Wing Chun

  It'll be hard to find another actor (maybe Sullivan Stapleton?) who take on the physical challenges that Jaimie Alexander faces in Blindspot. In our interview with Alexander, she talked about how season two has gone "really smooth." And if you're into learning more about Kung Fu, check out our video below as Alexander talks … Continue reading Jaimie Alexander Takes A Passionate “Stance” With Wing Chun

Exclusive: ‘Priceless’ Actor David Koechner On Why Comics Excel In Drama

  One of the surprise takeaways from Priceless is David Koechner's dramatic performance as Dale, a principled and brave man who helps James (Joel Smallbone) in his mission to save two women (Bianca Santos, Amber Midthunder) from a sex trafficking ring. During the TV interviews for Priceless, I asked Koechner why many comedians make a … Continue reading Exclusive: ‘Priceless’ Actor David Koechner On Why Comics Excel In Drama

Exclusive: Writer/Director Sian Heder Talks ‘Tallulah’ And Writing Process

  "As a writer, you're always an observer," says Sian Heder, an Orange Is The New Black scribe who's the director/writer of the new film Tallulah. Centering on an impulsive yet often well meaning young woman (Ellen Page is Tallulah) who steals a baby from a neglectful mother (Tammy Blanchard) at a New York Hotel, the feature is … Continue reading Exclusive: Writer/Director Sian Heder Talks ‘Tallulah’ And Writing Process

Penny Lane Goes “NUTS!” With Inventive Documentary

  The documentary NUTS! centers on John Romulus Brinkley, a Kansas doctor who, in 1917, "discovered" that transplanting goat testicles into men cured impotence. Brinkley's story didn't end with this obviously ridiculous assertion, as his business acumen led to his being a radio pioneer, a pillar to his community and family man, and an obscenely … Continue reading Penny Lane Goes “NUTS!” With Inventive Documentary

Justin Chon Talks ‘Seoul Searching’ Journey And Universal Story

  Directed by Benson Lee, Seoul Searching is a 1986 set comedy about a group of Korean youths from all over the world who spend a summer in Seoul to connect with their culture. Justin Chon (Man Up, Twilight)  is Sid Park, a spiky haired rebellious youth who's a fan of punk rock but not … Continue reading Justin Chon Talks ‘Seoul Searching’ Journey And Universal Story

Exclusive: Moon Zappa Talks ‘Eat That Question: Frank Zappa In His Own Words’

  Author and artist Moon Zappa has thrown her full support behind Eat That Question: Frank Zappa in His Own Words, a documentary that takes a clear-eyed, incisive look at one of music's most iconic and diverse talents. It must be hard to throw in an artistic, critical analysis of one's parents, but Moon Zappa was … Continue reading Exclusive: Moon Zappa Talks ‘Eat That Question: Frank Zappa In His Own Words’

Exclusive: Jessika Van Talks ‘Seoul Searching’ & Acting Journey

  Actress Jessica Van (TV's Rush Hour & The Messengers) stars in Seoul Searching, a comedy that captures the spirit of John Hughes' films from the 1980s  (The Breakfast Club, Pretty In Pink) and is inspired by director Benson Lee's experiences at a summer program in Seoul, Korea. The movie, which I reviewed on Hollywood … Continue reading Exclusive: Jessika Van Talks ‘Seoul Searching’ & Acting Journey