Continuing our discussion of the top six categories, The Cine-Men co-hosts Darryl Mansel and myself dig into the Actor in a Leading Role, Best Director, and Best Picture nominees. As usual, Darryl and I pull no punches as we dissect… Read More ›
The Trial of the Chicago 7
The Cine-Men: 93rd Academy Awards, Part I
In the run-up to the 93rd Academy Awards, The Cine-Men co-hosts Darryl Mansel and myself embark on our third annual exploration of the top six categories: Actress/Actor in a Supporting Role, Actress/Actor in a Lead Role, Directing, and Best Picture…. Read More ›
Q&A with “The Trial of the Chicago 7” writer/director Aaron Sorkin and actor Sacha Baron Cohen
There are certain films that feel as if they were made for a particular time in history. The Trial of the Chicago 7 is one of those. It is also a film that almost didn’t happen. In 2006, film legend… Read More ›
Open Dialogue with “The Trial of the Chicago 7” cinematographer Phedon Papamichael.
Phedon Papamichael is a master cinematographer working with the likes of James Mangold, Alexander Payne, Gore Verbinski, Jon Turteltaub and more. On this episode of Open Dialogue, Papamichael offers an in-depth look into the making of Aaron Sorkin’s The Trial… Read More ›
Q-Bits with “The Trial of the Chicago 7” writer/director Aaron Sorkin.
During awards season, there are multiple opportunities for filmmakers and journalists to engage in cinema dialogue. Usually, studios will offer talent connected to films that are being pitched for awards consideration. During the pandemic, these events (film junkets) have transitioned… Read More ›
The Cine-Men, Episode 45 – Top 10 Movies of 2020, Part 2.
As 2021 begins, so ends The Cine-Men. For Now. That’s right, we’re taking a bit of a break until April, but we promise to be back with more in-depth discussions about cinema. For now, please enjoy the second half of… Read More ›
The whole world is watching events like “The Trial of the Chicago 7” play out again and again.
Inequities of man are met with protests. Some agree and the voices get louder, some disagree and tell them how to protest. Then lives are lost unnecessarily and protesters get angry, taking to the streets to confront their government. To… Read More ›
The Cine-Men, Episode 25: Three Anticipated Films of 2020
After some much needed time off to recharge after the Oscars, The Cine-Men return and they’ve brought company! That’s right, we have a very special guest on this episode as we’re joined by NCFCA and CCA member Noel T. Manning…. Read More ›