A work of almost breathtaking visual beauty that manages to ravish the heart while dazzling the eye simultaneously, neither at the expense of the other.
A native of Chicago, Sam lives and works in San Francisco as a journalist and student at San Francisco State University. He's the founder of Movie Mezzanine, residential film critic for SF Bay and member of the OFCS. He also happens to be (consistently) illogically idealistic about everything (save for politics).
An interview with Anna Boden & Ryan Fleck of "Mississippi Grind".
An interview with Christopher Abbott, star of "James White."
A dispatch from Sundance 2015 with "The Bronze," "White God," "What Happened, Miss Simone?," and more.
Our most anticipated films of the 2015 Sundance Film Festival.
Sam Fragoso interviews the director of "Love and Basketball" and "Beyond the Lights," Gina Prince-Bythewood.
Stuart Acher caught Roger Ebert's attention at Sundance 15 years ago. We caught up with him.
An interview with the star & director of "Manglehorn," Al Pacino & David Gordon Green.
An interview with Mark Duplass, writer and star of "The One I Love."
An interview with Amy Nicholson, author of the definitive book on Tom Cruise.
An interview with Karina Longworth, the former chief film critic for LA Weekly, now the host of "You Must Remember This."