Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Pauline Kael's Repertory Cinema Days

With a few exceptions here and there, the American repertory cinema has gone the way of Netflix, Hulu and VOD. However, for a few brief moments this coming Friday night at the San Francisco International Film Festival, a roomful of folks will be magically transported back to some 1950s-era repertory halcyon days at 2436 Telegraph Avenue in Berkeley.

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

A Luminous and Daring Trapeze Act

In Hollywood, Philip Weyland is best known for his association with William Shatner. The two are friends, and over the years, Weyland has worked on various film and TV projects as Shatner's stand-in and dialogue coach. He's also done stunts and some other film work.

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Theodore J. Flicker vs. J. Edgar Hoover

Beginning in 1980, David Ewing has worked as a producer and editor for all three network news divisions (ABC, NBC, CBS), as well as for CNN and PBS. He's currently working for NBC News in Washington.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015