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Exclusive Interview: Tucker Smallwood

— by LYNETTE CARRINGTON — Tucker Smallwood is an accomplished actor who you will immediately recognize from his more than 100 roles in film in television. Getting his start in TV soaps, he graduated to other roles on television including “Martin,” “X-Files,” “Texas,” “Wings[...]

Exclusive Interview: Christopher Atkins

— by LYNETTE CARRINGTON — Actor, director and producer Christopher Atkins has had an admirable cinematic career spanning 40-plus years. During his years in film and television, he has also launched a few businesses, including his latest, Driftwood Creations by Christopher Atkins. Atkins [...]

Academy Museum to open April 30, 2021

— by LYNETTE CARRINGTON — The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures will officially open on Friday, April 30, 2021, shortly after the Oscars®, which will take place Sunday, April 25, 2021. The museum was designed by Pritzker Prize-winning architect Renzo Piano and features six floors of exh[...]

Exclusive Interview: Director Brwa Vahabpour

— by LYNETTE CARRINGTON — The short film “Silence” is a poignant and insightful look at the life and struggles of a young girl who does not hear. In telling this story, the writer and director Brwa Vahabpour imparts a unique narrative that takes the viewer on a journey with a sharp t[...]

Collecting Movie Props and Wardrobe

— by LYNETTE CARRINGTON — What is it about film and television memorabilia that interests collectors and fans? There could be many answers to that question, including buying up Hollywood props and wardrobe because you are pursuing it as an investment, or collecting for the sake of collec[...]

Exclusive Interview: Actress Candy Clark

— by LYNETTE CARRINGTON — Just about any actor or actress dreams of being in a film that becomes an iconic part of the very fabric of America. In being a part of such a film, that legacy moves along with that person as they continue in their career. Candy Clark has had an enviable [&hell[...]

Exclusive Interview: Director Betty Ramirez

— by LYNETTE CARRINGTON — Taking a leap into becoming a first-time movie director can be an overwhelming endeavor. Perhaps it is even more daunting when your background is not in the film industry. But Betty Ramirez did just that – directed her first-time film with passion and insight [...]

Exclusive Interview: Actor/Writer Jeff Auer

— by LYNETTE CARRINGTON — If you were in a band at any point in your life, the thought of getting that old band back together probably has an undeniable mystique about it. Or maybe your favorite band has broken up, but deep down, you want that band back together. New film, “The Incoher[...]

Exclusive Interview: Calvin Vanderbeek

— by LYNETTE CARRINGTON — There is a feature length film in the works, and I wanted to be one of the first to let you know that the mysterious and intriguing “Who Wants Dessert?” looks like a wild ride. One of the film’s producers, Calvin Vanderbeek, gave It’s Just Movies a s[...]

Exclusive Interview: Suzi Quatro

— by LYNETTE CARRINGTON — Suzi Quatro was and continues to be a trailblazer. Her voice is as unique as is her style, no-nonsense attitude and how she pursued her career on her own terms. “Suzi Q” is a compelling documentary by director Liam Firmager that includes a slew of great inte[...]

Review: The Florida Project

— by LYNETTE CARRINGTON — Every once in awhile a film comes along that haunts you, nags at you and consumes you. That is exactly what “The Florida Project” does, whether it is intentional or not. The 2017 film was directed by Sean Baker and flew under the “popular general audience.[...]

An exclusive interview with Tilda Del Toro

— by LYNETTE CARRINGTON — From an early age, Tilda Del Toro has had a fascination with film. She and her siblings were raised by her father and one day, he took Del Toro to see the Stanley Kubrick masterpiece “2001 A Space Odyssey” at an art theater in Chicago. She wound up falling i[...]

Reimagination of the drive-in movie theater

— by LYNETTE CARRINGTON — The movie and entertainment industry has been hit incredibly hard by the fallout caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Movie and television production has been shut down across the globe and, along with it, movie theaters have gone dark. In the wake of the downturn o[...]

An exclusive interview with actor Pat Finn

— by LYNETTE CARRINGTON — You know his face and you recognize his voice. Pat Finn is a character actor who has embraced all kinds of role opportunities and crafted his career playing fun, lovable and sometimes quirky characters. In almost every instance, you think, “This is a guy who I[...]