- Music Reviews
- July 8, 2020
The Pandemic Songs (Saustex Records). Review by James Mann.
Dan Baird sits down to give us an update on his health, the state of the union, and his memories of Tom Petty and Malcolm Young.
Director Jonas Carpignano discusses his latest feature, A Ciambra, at length with Lily and Generoso Fierro. The follow up to Carpignano’s debut, Mediterranea, and executively produced by Martin Scorsese, A Ciambra is the affecting second film of a planned triptych centered on the people of the port town of Gioia Tauro in Calabria.
Singer/songwriter Lucky Bamba reflects on his musical origins as he releases a new single, “Let You Go.”
Generoso Fierro speaks with director Andrey Zvyagintsev of Loveless, the winner of the 2017 Jury Prize at Cannes.
Peoria’s power-pop purveyors teleport coast-to-coast on extensive U.S. “Invasion” tour.
Prior to a screening of screening of his underappreciated 1972 revisionist western, The Great Northfield Minnesota Raid, director Philip Kaufman sat down with film critic Stephen Farber for a conversation.
Turkish director Kivanç Sezer’s powerful debut feature, My Father’s Wings, puts the spotlight on the workplace safety crisis that is currently taking place in his homeland. Lily and Generoso Fierro spoke with Sezer at SEEFest 2017 about his film and his need to draw attention to this issue.
Ink 19 slings a few questions to the punk rock pioneer Keith Morris on Trump, Calexit and looking back.
That Trip We Took With Dad is the debut feature by acclaimed Romanian short film director Anca Miruna Lǎzǎrescu. Generoso Fierro sat down with Lǎzǎrescu during SEEFest to discuss the comedy and drama within the adaptation of her deeply personal family story for the screen.
Nashville songwriter and all around cool guy talks Trump, healthcare and growing up in Bible Belt.
Ink 19 asked musician and artist Jon Langford about Trump, Brexit and how a punker from Wales came to love country music.
Nashville songwriter Mary Gauthier talks about the reality of life under Trump.
Lily and Generoso Fierro interview Producer Kyle Martin and Director Kris Avedisian about their film, Donald Cried.
A chat with author David Akadjian on the election and the way forward.
Dash Shaw has been one of the most innovation cartoonists of the last decade. His new animated film, My Entire High School Sinking Into the Sea, voiced by Reggie Watts, Lena Dunham, and Jason Schwartzman, was illustrated by hand over a six year period. Lily and Generoso Fierro sat down with Shaw at AFI Fest for an interview.
One of the biggest surprises of this year’s AFI Fest came with Buster’s Mal Heart, the impressive second feature by director Sarah Adina Smith that stars Rami Malek, Kate Lyn Sheil, and DJ Qualls. Generoso Fierro spoke at length with Smith about the film, its Y2K era setting, and the race and class discussions contained within.
Lily and Generoso Fierro were fortunate enough to speak with director Juho Kuosmanen and cinematographer J.P. Passi after the debut of their sweet and poignant new film, The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Mäki, the true story of the famed Finnish boxer and his shot at becoming the 1962 World Featherweight Boxing Champion.
A look at the 2016 election and the path forward with political cartoonist Ted Rall.
In remembrance of Veterans’ Day and the centennial of World War I’s bloodiest year, the UCLA Film and Television Archive is screening a series of related films. Generoso and Lily Fierro speak to the series’ programmer about the lasting impact of war films.
Apichatpong Weerasethakul speaks with Lily and Generoso Fierro at the UCLA Film and Television Archive.