Thursday, September 29, 2011

Review - 50/50

A realistic narrative following a 27-year-old male diagnosed with a rare form of cancer and his struggle to fight it.

Monday, September 26, 2011

Evan Goldberg Talks - 50/50

Over the course of fall KCET will be hosting a Cinema Series at the Aero Theatre in Santa Monica, California. Nine special nights showcasing eight new movies before their theatrical release along with one classic Johnny Mercer scored film. Each screening will also include a Q&A immediately following the film with actors and filmmakers hosted by film critic Pete Hammond. The fourth film screened was "50/50," a comedy centered on one young adult's struggle fighting a rare breed of cancer. There to take part in the Q&A was producer Evan Goldberg and Ben Karlin along with actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt. Read the highlights from the rising 30 minute exchange below...

Saturday, September 24, 2011

Adam Siegel Talks - Drive

Over the course of fall KCET will be hosting a Cinema Series at the Aero Theatre in Santa Monica, California. Nine special nights showcasing eight new movies before their theatrical release along with one classic Johnny Mercer scored film. Each screening will also include a Q&A immediately following the film with actors and filmmakers hosted by film critic Pete Hammond. The second film screened was "Drive" directed by Nicolas Winding Refn and starring Ryan Gosling. Following the film producer Adam Siegel was in attendance to talk about the film in a informative Q&A. Read the highlights below...

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Chris Evans Talks - Puncture

Over the course of fall KCET will be hosting a Cinema Series at the Aero Theatre in Santa Monica, California. Nine special nights showcasing eight new movies before their theatrical release along with one classic Johnny Mercer scored film. Each screening will also include a Q&A immediately following the film with actors and filmmakers hosted by film critic Pete Hammond. The third film screened was "Puncture" starring Chris Evans in a David and Goliath law drama about a drug addicted lawyer taking on a health supplies corporation. Joining Pete Hammond after the film were actor Chris Evans and co-director Adam Kassen for a enjoyable Q&A. Read some of the highlights below...

Friday, September 16, 2011

Review - Drive

A stunt driver who moonlights as a wheelman makes a decision to help a family in over their heads with the wrong people. Once the decision is made however, there is no going back and the driver must risk his own life to save theirs.

Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Gavin O'Connor Talks - Warrior

Over the course of fall KCET will be hosting a Cinema Series at the Aero Theatre in Santa Monica, California. Nine special nights showcasing eight new movies before their theatrical release along with one classic Johnny Mercer scored film. Each screening will also include a Q&A immediately following the film with actors and filmmakers hosted by film critic Pete Hammond. The first film of the series was "Warrior," a drama that follows to estranged brothers that are on completely different paths but heading for the same destination. Director/screenwriter Gavin O'Connor and co-screenwriter Anthony Tambakis talked about the MMA drama after the film in a interesting Q&A. Take a look at the highlights below...