PODCAST: CARY FUKUNAGA & ABRAHAM ATTAH ON BEASTS OF NO NATION

Filmmaker Cary Fukunaga’s new film, Beasts of No Nation, releases today in theatres and on Netflix.This is the first time that a feature film is releasing simultaneously in theatres and streaming  online. With this film could Los Gatos-based Netflix became a key player in the film industry? We spoke to Fukunaga and Abraham Attah, the young… Continue Reading


VIDEO: IDRIS ELBA ON HOLLYWOOD, BOLLYWOOD AND BHANGRA

Is Bollywood listening? Idris Elba is open to working in Bollywood films as he tells us in this interview we recorded in 2010. Fast forward to 2015 and Elba is a sought after actor and has garnered praise for his work on the small and big screen. Right now the buzz is around his role… Continue Reading


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PODCAST: CARY FUKUNAGA & MIA WASIKOWSKA

Director Cary Fukunga and actress Mia Wasikowska talk about their film Jane Eyre that released in 2011. This is Fukunaga’s second feature film. His first feature film was Sin Nombre (Nameless) that he wrote and directed. The film was received well and won him a clutch of awards. In this 2011 interview we talk to Fukunaga and… Continue Reading


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MY 5 PICKS FOR MILL VALLEY FILM FESTIVAL OCT 8-18, 2015

The 38th Mill Valley Film Festival (MVFF)  is currently underway and runs from Oct 8-18, 2015. This year’s festival seems to highlight the gender gap and features quite a few films where women play a central role. The films with strong female characters include I Smile Back, Room, Suffragette, Miss You Already, Light Beneath Her… Continue Reading