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Exclusive Interview: Lee Chambers

— by LYNETTE CARRINGTON — Prolific producer, writer and director Lee Chambers is riding high on another film project that is garnering much attention. In the past six years, he has taken home more tham 20 accolades for multiple films. His latest project is short film “Hell in a Handbas[...]

Exclusive Interview: Suzanne DeLaurentiis

— by LYNETTE CARRINGTON — Prolific producer, writer and director Suzanne DeLaurentiis (“Rocky V,” Mannequin 2,” “10th & Wolf,” “D-Railed,” and “Black Gold”) was lucky enough to keep working through the pandemic, and also debuted a new horror series entitled “Suza[...]

Exclusive Interview: Actor Paul Wilson

— by LYNETTE CARRINGTON — It took a pandemic to keep “The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It” out of theatres longer than expected. When it finally conjured in theaters in June 2020, the third installment of scary and creepy series dominated the movie competition in its opening week,[...]

Exclusive Interview: Tom Sizemore/Cybil Lake

— by LYNETTE CARRINGTON — The new film “Central Park Dark” is a horror thriller that will leave the viewer wondering. When a married doctor has a one-night stand with a woman, things take a turn for the strange and terrifying as he become endlessly tormented by her. Or is it really h[...]

Chandler Film Festival Wrap-up

— by LYNETTE CARRINGTON — The fifth annual Chandler International Film Festival was unlike any other before it. The excitement of marking its fifth anniversary was faced with challenges posed by the pandemic. The leadership team of the festival put on their thinking caps in mid-2020 and [...]

Born a Champion: Exclusive Interviews

— by LYNETTE CARRINGTON — The new film “Born a Champion” is a passion project that has been 13 years in the making as long-time friends Paul J. Alessi and Sean Patrick Flanery sunk their teeth into a film that they knew had heart, soul, guts, glory and tremendous truth and love. For [...]

Exclusive Interview: The Cast of Anna

— by LYNETTE CARRINGTON — Writer, director, producer and AMPAS member Dekel Berenson has enjoyed an incredible ride with his short film, “Anna.” The film made its debut at Cannes where it garnered a nomination for Best Short Film. It has gone on to win 18 awards around the globe at m[...]

Exclusive Interview: Actress Dia Frampton

— by LYNETTE CARRINGTON — The new movie “I Hate New Year’s” is a sweet holiday film that will have viewers cheering for friendship and love. In the movie, real-life singer Dia Frampton portrays rising music star Layne Price, who encounters a bout of writer’s block. After visiting[...]

Exclusive Interview: Director Jimmy Olsson

— by LYNETTE CARRINGTON — The new short film “Alive” delves into subject matter that is not often covered in film. The film gives a bit of insight into the world of Viktoria, a woman confined to a wheelchair and with some level of disability. Her caregiver, Ida, is a beautiful young [...]

Exclusive Interview: Producer David Thies

— by LYNETTE CARRINGTON — A stellar film from 2019 that continues to be a success with streaming and rental services, “The Peanut Butter Falcon” somewhat flew under the general public’s radar upon its initial release. However, it picked up many accolades and awards from film festiv[...]

Exclusive Interview: Actor Barry Bostwick

— by LYNETTE CARRINGTON — Perhaps no other film in history has had the longevity, and certainly the cult classic popularity that “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” has amassed since its release in 1975. What initially started out as a dud of a film when it was released, evolved into a m[...]

Exclusive Interview with Actor Deep Roy

— by LYNETTE CARRINGTON — There are some great actors who have started out in comedy and have gone on to have illustrious careers in film. Entertainers such as Steve Martin, Jim Carrey, Jamie Foxx and the late, great Robin Williams have left indelible marks in film. Actor Deep Roy had hi[...]

Exclusive Interview: Director Phyllis Stuart

— by LYNETTE CARRINGTON — The documentary “Wild Daze” is an extraordinary movie. It is the kind of film that becomes an Oscar darling because it provokes and compels the viewer to take action. Rather than just tugging on your heartstrings, filmmaker and director Phyllis Stuart presen[...]

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[...]