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).
A recap of last night's highlights and winners at the 2018 Film Independent Spirit Awards.
A report on the first day of Ebertfest.
An interview with the director of Sundance hit "Dark Night."
A fest dispatch on three films from late in TIFF, including "Stonewall " and the closing night of Midnight Madness, "The Final Girls".
Reflecting on Ebertfest 2015.
An interview with film critic and director Godfrey Cheshire.
Awarding Jason Segel the "Spit Take" award and discussing The End of the Tour.