Movie Reviews & Interviews from Washington

INTERVIEW: Michael Pena of ‘End of Watch’

Posted on September 20th, 2012 by admin@dcfilmgirl

I had the pleasure of sitting down with “End of Watch” star Michael Pena (“Crash” & “World Trade Center”) alongside fellow WAFCA members. Pena and I discuss if his character would get along with Denzel Washington in David Ayer’s “Training Day” and what type of training he and co-star Jake Gyllenhaal did before filming. Check out […]

INTERVIEW: Cast, Writer and Director of ‘For A Good Time, Call…’

Posted on August 30th, 2012 by admin@dcfilmgirl

“For A Good Time, Call…” is the perfect “girlfriend movie” and a fantastic example of how a female-led cast does raunchy! I had the pleasure of sitting down with the two lead actresses, writer and director of the film: Ari Graynor, Lauren Miller, Katie Anne Naylon and Jamie Travis. As I walk in to the […]

INTERVIEW: Rashida Jones & Will McCormack of ‘Celeste and Jesse Forever’

Posted on August 9th, 2012 by admin@dcfilmgirl

Rashida Jones (“The Muppets,” “The Social Network” & “The Office”) and Will McCormack (“Brothers & Sisters,” & “In Plain Sight”) aren’t your typical duo of writers. After only three weeks of dating in the late ’90s, Jones and McCormack quickly realized they were much better suited as friends and eventually as writing partners. When Jones […]

INTERVIEW: Paul Dano & Zoe Kazan of ‘Ruby Sparks’

Posted on July 23rd, 2012 by admin@dcfilmgirl

It’s a hot and sticky afternoon in Washington D.C. Temperatures are breaking records and it’s definitely not the most ideal time to visit the nation’s capital. I’m sitting in the interview suite of the Ritz Carlton in Georgetown, anxiously awaiting for the arrival of one of Hollywood’s most underrated actors, Paul Dano, and his talented […]

INTERVIEW: Denise Di Novi, Producer of ‘The Lucky One’

Posted on April 24th, 2012 by admin@dcfilmgirl

On its debut weekend, the Nicholas Sparks novel brought to life, The Lucky One made $22.5 million at the box office. It beat out The Hunger Games, which was at the top of the box office for the last four weeks. Sparks’ film adaptations, which include The Notebook, A Walk to Remember, Dear John and The Last […]

INTERVIEW: Andrew Zinnes, Co-Founder of the D.C. Documentary Summit

Posted on March 7th, 2012 by admin@dcfilmgirl

I spoke with Andrew Zinnes, co-director and lead organizer for The Documentary Summit. The Doc Summit will be coming to D.C. this weekend, March 10-11 at the GWU Documentary Center. You can buy tickets at a discounted rate using the code ‘dcfilmgirl’. But hurry since spaces are limited! The documentary summit is the perfect place […]

INTERVIEW: Producer Don Hahn of ‘The Lion King’

Posted on October 4th, 2011 by admin@dcfilmgirl

‘The Lion King’ has proven to be one of Disney’s top animated movies. When the “Circle Of Life” starts playing, it’s guaranteed goose bumps and smiles across the faces of everyone in the audience. The 1994 film is internationally known for that wonderful phrase “hakuna matata” which will never die out. A story about a […]

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