The EPIX discussion with The Sessions’ director Ben Lewin and stars John Hawkes, Helen Hunt and William H. Macy

October 31, 2012

I’m expecting The Sessions to open here soon — probably inb mid-November. But Fox Searchlight won’t tell me anything.

More scary products you can buy with your disposable income

October 31, 2012

Things I really meant to write about before Halloween. I love Shout! Factory.

Screengems: Levi Agee plays dress up for Halloween

October 31, 2012

By Levi Agee BDA Boy Wonder What better way to flash your film buff cred than dressing up as your favorite movie characters for Halloween? Are you the type of costumer that puts weeks and weeks of preparation into your …

Scary movie stuff

October 31, 2012

It is with some reluctance that I admit I’m not much of a horror fan — I didn’t care for the clinical precision of the original Halloween, I missed the sense of fun some aficionados say permeated the Freddie and …

As Sandy blows through the campaign, Obama volunteers in Ohio weather handful of paper cuts

October 31, 2012

Jack Schnedler is making me look bad. However, I have a real job. Here’s his latest report from the front lines of the 2012 campaign. By Jack Schnedler BDA Special Correspondent Both Barack Obama and Mitt Romney have canceled campaign …

Jack Schnedler reports from the miasmatic jungles of Ohio: “Old white guys for Obama”

October 30, 2012

Day two of Jack and Marcia’s big adventure in Ohio. On a side note, Karen’s dad Yanko lived a well-struck four iron away from Cuyahoga Community College in Parma Ohio where Bruce Springsteen and Bill Clinton were stumping for Obama …

Jack Schnedler reports from the battleground

October 29, 2012

My former colleagues Jack and Marcia Schnedler have headed north to do their part for the re-election of President Obama in the battleground state of Ohio. (“Tin soldiers and Nixon’s coming …”) Here is his first in what promises to …

A “hurricane in lipstick”

October 28, 2012

What I’m listening to …

Silent Hill: in which the death of acting is glimpsed

October 28, 2012

Silent Hill: Revelation 3D Grade: 79 Cast:Adelaide Clemens, Kit Harington, Carrie-Anne Moss, Sean Bean, Martin Donovan, Deborah Kara Unger, Roberto Campanella, Malcolm McDowell, Radha Mitchell, Heather Marks, Peter Outerbridge Director: Michael J. Bassett Rating: R, for for brief nudity and …

John Deering’s “The Story Teller” exhibition kicks off tomorrow night at Cantrell Gallery

October 25, 2012

John Deering is a friend and, if not a mentor, at least an “encourager” of your monkey’s own forays into the world of visual arts. We traded paintings years ago. I got the better end of that deal. So if …