Friday, April 19, 2019

John Turturro on career achievement awards, shooting in 35mm and maturing...

During the Miami International Film Festival, I had an opportunity to sit down with actor/director John Turturro. I was told I had 12 minutes to discuss his new...

Seraphic Fire’s 15th Season is packed with new music

The sounds produced by Seraphic Fire are hard to describe, but a couple of words come to mind: heavenly and rich. The choral ensemble...

Rick Holland Poet/Eno collaborator ruminates on the music of words (Part...

The other day, I shared an interview compiled from a series of emails exchanged with the UK-based poet Rick Holland, who most recently worked...

Director Lenny Abrahamson surprised The Little Stranger reviews are being held...

Every once in a while there comes a movie that studios strain to market. The Little Stranger, the new movie by Room director Lenny...

It’s the middle of the Kechiche retrospective in Coral Gables and...

Abdellatif Kechiche, The director behind Blue is the Warmest Color, one of my favorite films of 2013 (Film Review: ‘Blue Is the Warmest Color’ and the...

Exclusive interview with Starfucker (Part 1 of 2): Philosophy and rock...

At the time of publication of this post, Starfucker have only about a week left in its nearly two-month-long US tour (purchase tickets through...

From the Archives: Mike Garson on working with David Bowie (Part...

As promised in my exclusive interview with keyboardist Mike Garson posted last week (Mike Garson talks about ‘David Bowie Variations’: an Indie Ethos exclusive), I...

Filmmaker Vincent Moon talks about the influence of music and rootlessness...

Filmmaker Vincent Moon is a man without a home, and as a rootless traveler, he has shot brief but transcendent films that capture the essence...

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau talks about bringing personal experience to his role in...

It requires a subtle sort of acting to pull off the complex dynamic between the husband and wife at the center of the new...

Mike Garson offers up some Bowie stories ahead of ‘Celebrating David...

Longtime David Bowie pianist Mike Garson recently gathered several former Bowie collaborators for a tour to celebrate the legendary British singer's music. He has...