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Interview: Filmmaker Daniel Miller

— by BEV QUESTAD — In “Discovering James Blue” (2014), created by students and supervised by Daniel Miller, filmmaker and professor at the University of Oregon, Blue is shown in teacher-mode with a bookcase lined up with video cassettes. He says, “Now what I thought … that if we [...]

Interview: Filmmaker Robert Sickels

— by BEV QUESTAD — There is more to Robert Sickels and his work than immediately meets the eye, just like the little town he portrays. Five of his shorts, featured at the Northwest Film Center Aug. 2, were all shot in cozy, tree-lined Walla Walla, Wash., the complicated home of Walla Wal[...]

Interview: Nicholas Alexander, retired CIA

— by BEV QUESTAD — I’m becoming more interested not only in the content of a documentary, but in investigating its truth. This is why I interviewed a Sovietologist and retired CIA operations officer in the clandestine service of the CIA’s covert action section about Oliver Stone[...]

Interview: Filmmaker John Alan Simon

— by BEV QUESTAD — Philip K. Dick, dead by a stroke at age 53 in 1982, was early in his career reduced to buying horse meat, sold for dogs, in order to survive. Now revered as one of the great sci-fi writers of all time, with his work mined for ideas to turn into […][...]

Interview: Filmmaker Katherine Brooks

— by JESSIKA OWENS — Mental illness in film and TV is not uncommon. Mental illness done accurately is not so common. But that’s not to say that there aren’t some brilliant performances caught on film. Edward Norton in “Primal Fear” portrayed an imprisoned man sufferin[...]

Win a Space Warriors Blu-Ray Pack!

— by SEAN GERSKI — Walden Family Theater is proud to announce the Space Warriors Blog App and a chance to win a family trip to Space Camp! Watch “Space Warriors” on the Hallmark Channel (May 31 at 8/7C) for a chance to win a trip to the U.S. Space and Rocket Center’s Space Camp[...]

Win a Copy of To Rome with Love

— by SHERICE ANTOINETTE — Roughly six months ago, I reviewed Woody Allen’s “To Rome with Love,” which opened the Los Angeles Film Festival at L.A. Live in downtown Los Angeles. There in support of the iconic director’s latest effort were costars Penelope Cruz, Greta Gerwig, Aless[...]

Q&A: Rick Baker and the MIB3 FX Team

— by SHERICE ANTOINETTE — The “Men in Black” franchise has proven to be a lucrative one for Sony Pictures. Starring Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones, the first movie earned $589 million worldwide, the second $441 million and the latest installment, “Men in Black 3,” took in $624 mi[...]

Win a Friends Prize Pack!

— by SEAN GERSKI — As time has gone by, I have often tried to figure out which TV show is the greatest of all time and there are plenty of contenders (both dramas and comedies). But when the topic of my favorite show comes up, there is really only one choice: “Friends.” Not many [&he[...]

Win an Amazing Spider-Man Prize Pack!

— by SEAN GERSKI — With the holiday season getting underway, all of the top summer movies are starting to arrive on Blu-ray and DVD. Among the movies that will be on top of many wish lists this year is Marc Webb’s “The Amazing Spider-Man.” The film – which successfully rebooted t[...]

Win a Dark Shadows Blu-Ray Combo Pack!

— by SEAN GERSKI — Just in time for Halloween, we have a great giveaway for our readers thanks to our friends at Warner Bros. Warner Bros. Pictures released Tim Burton’s “Dark Shadows” on DVD and Blu-Ray on Oct. 2 — along with the Dark Shadows Blog App! To celebrate[...]

Win a Resident Evil: Damnation Prize Pack!

— by SHERICE ANTOINETTE — Greetings readers! Earlier than first reported in July, “Resident Evil: Damnation” will be available on DVD and Blu-Ray on Tuesday, Sept. 25. This is fantastic news for fans of “Resident Evil: Regeneration” and the lucrative zombie-killing video game fra[...]

An Exclusive Clip from Resident Evil: Damnation

— by SHERICE ANTOINETTE — During the “Resident Evil: Damnation” panel at Comic-Con this year, director Makoto Kamiya and producer Hiroyuki Kobayashi shared six minutes of footage from their follow up to “Resident Evil: Degeneration.” I thought the preview was fantastic and convey[...]

Win a $50 iTunes Gift Card from Sony!

— by SEAN GERSKI — iTunes is celebrating Sony Pictures Classics 20th Anniversary by selling some of the studio’s top titles for only $9.99 in HD. The sale – available at http://www.itunes.com/spc — runs through July 24. The following movies are available at the $9.99 sale price[...]