‘The Tender Bar’ Virtual Press Conference

“Sometimes you wanna go where everybody knows your name, and they’re always glad you came.” “The Tender Bar” is the story about J.R. – as a kid (Daniel Ranieri) and then young adult (Tye Sheridan) – who looks up to his Uncle Charlie (Ben Affleck).  Since J.R.’s father is rarely in his life, Charlie fills the void and encourages his nephew to read and pursue his passions.  Hey, he even gives dating tips.  Everyone could use an Uncle Charlie!  George Clooney’s film – adapted from J.R. Moehringer’s 2005 memoir –…

‘Being the Ricardos’ Virtual Press Conference

“I Love Lucy” (1951 – 1957) graced millions of American households for six seasons during the (first) Golden Age of Television, and Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz’s hilarious sitcom made them stars.  Nicole Kidman and Javier Bardem are two of today’s brightest movie stars, and they play Lucille and Desi, respectively, in writer/director Aaron Sorkin’s “Being the Ricardos”, a film set during one week of planning for an “I Love Lucy” episode, although most of this movie’s dramatics unfold behind the cameras. Art House Film Wire was invited to a…

‘Palm Springs’ interview with Andy Samberg and Cristin Milioti

“Palm Springs” is a hilarious, wondrous comedy about two strangers meeting at a Palm Springs wedding, but due to a pair of bizarre, out-of-this-world of mishaps, Nyles (Andy Samberg) and Sarah (Cristin Milioti) are stuck with one another and need a miracle to free themselves.  This film gifts more surprises, chuckles, and genuine smiles than a Times Square New Year’s Eve celebration filled with laughing gas.  Samberg and Milioti share boundless chemistry and comedic timing in a film – directed by Max Barbakow and written by Andy Siara – that…