Sean Baker – Looking at the Dark Side of the Happiest Place on Earth with The Florida Project
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Sean Baker – Looking at the Dark Side of the Happiest Place on Earth with The Florida Project

Sean Baker Looking at the Dark Side of the Happiest Place on Earth with The Florida Project by Jay S. Jacobs Much like the characters in his films, indie director Sean Baker has spent most of his life toiling under the radar. In a writing/directing career that has spawned seven movies in 17 years (plus … Continue reading

John Carroll Lynch Helps Harry Dean Stanton Say Farewell with Lucky
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John Carroll Lynch Helps Harry Dean Stanton Say Farewell with Lucky

John Carroll Lynch Helps Harry Dean Stanton Say Farewell with Lucky By Jay S. Jacobs char·ac·ter ac·tor: /ˈker(ə)ktər ˈaktər/ noun 1. an actor who specializes in playing eccentric or unusual people rather than leading roles. You know who John Carroll Lynch is, though you may not know his name. Over the years, Lynch has played … Continue reading

Hugh Welchman Paints an Incredible Picture with the New Film Loving Vincent
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Hugh Welchman Paints an Incredible Picture with the New Film Loving Vincent

Hugh Welchman Paints an Incredible Picture with the New Film Loving Vincent by Brad Balfour With his collaborator and wife, Dorota Kobiela, Loving Vincent co-director Hugh Welchman digitally paints an incredible picture of Vincent van Gogh. But these two didn’t just tell an intriguing and intimate mystery since it is set a year after this … Continue reading

Karen Allen – Experiencing a Year by the Sea
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Karen Allen – Experiencing a Year by the Sea

Karen Allen Experiencing a Year by the Sea By Jay S. Jacobs One of the dirty little secrets of Hollywood is that for actresses, even ones who have been stars in huge films, it is difficult to get good roles after you reach a certain age. Therefore, the film Year by the Sea, based on … Continue reading

Jordan Brady is Director Comic
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Jordan Brady is Director Comic

Jordan Brady Is Director Comic by Jay S. Jacobs If you think it’s a tough life being a road comic, imagine when the road is in Afghanistan and Iraq. Yet, every year hundreds of entertainers fly out into war zones, entering dangerous areas, staying in less than luxurious quarters, not getting paid for their time … Continue reading

Oscar Isaac, Christian Bale, Charlotte LeBon, Angela Sarafyan, James Cromwell and Terry George – Keeping the Promise
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Oscar Isaac, Christian Bale, Charlotte LeBon, Angela Sarafyan, James Cromwell and Terry George – Keeping the Promise

Oscar Isaac, Christian Bale, Charlotte LeBon, Angela Sarafyan, James Cromwell and Terry George Keeping the Promise by Jay S. Jacobs The Armenian Genocide in what is now Turkey happened over 100 years ago, but it is still a political hot potato all these years later. In the days during and after World War I, the … Continue reading

Raoul Peck – Oscar Nominated Director’s I’m Not Your Negro Shows That Writer James Baldwin Wasn’t
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Raoul Peck – Oscar Nominated Director’s I’m Not Your Negro Shows That Writer James Baldwin Wasn’t

Raoul Peck Oscar Nominated Director’s I’m Not Your Negro Shows That Writer James Baldwin Wasn’t by Brad Balfour Director Raoul Peck is not your typical filmmaker. Even though he has established a solid set of credits such as making the 2000 documentary Lumumba or his fictional 2005 narrative, Sometimes in April, the Port-au-Prince, Haiti, born … Continue reading