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).
Sam Fragoso seeks out comedy on his last day at Sundance.
Sam Fragoso on two films at the Sundance Film Festival.
Different as these two features may be, "Listen Up Philip" and "The Better Angels" both manage to respectfully pay homage without stripping themselves of their own voices.
"Imperial Dreams" paints a harrowingly acute picture of life in Watts where the only pertinent question is whether you’ll be killed before you’re incarcerated or vice versa.
Chaz Ebert sat down with Sam Fragoso to talk about the premiere of "Life Itself" at the Sundance Film Festival