Patsy & Loretta airs October 19, 2019 on Lifetime.
I had a chance to chat with Lee Lawson, an actor who has been part of a number of great indie productions. She answered a number of questions concerning all of these projects and gave voice to some great works you can see, especially in the Toronto area. Thank you to Lee Lawson for this interview. Continue reading “Interview with Lee Lawson from @kleffnotes”
Boybands create a culture of fandom that appears to be unrivaled in society. With roots that stem back to The Beatles, new bands have appeared and with the rise of social media the involvement fans have has been able to take on a new level of involvement. I Used To Be Normal focuses on four women who connected powerfully with specific boybands during their formative years and how this love has continued on, especially in the case of three women in the documentary. Continue reading “I Used To Be Normal Movie Review from @kleffnotes”
I had the chance to chat with actress and filmmaker Mariah Owen about her latest short film, Daddy’s Playground, which releases on No Budge this month. Focused on two sugar babies working to avenge their sugar mamas and daddies in a plan to overthrow the patriarchy this is an original short that will draw you in. I also chatted with her about some of her other upcoming projects. Thank you to Mariah Owen for answering all of my questions. Continue reading “Interview with Mariah Owen from @kleffnotes”
Judy is a 2019 British-American biographical drama film about the life of American actress and singer Judy Garland in 1969, as she arrives in London for a run of sell-out concerts at the Talk of the Town. Directed by Rupert Goold, it is an adaptation of the Oliver and Tony-nominated West End and Broadway play End of the Rainbow by Peter Quilter. The film stars Renée Zellweger as Garland, with Jessie Buckley, Finn Wittrock, Rufus Sewell and Michael Gambon in supporting roles. The film had its world premiere at the Telluride Fil Festival on 30 August 2019 and is scheduled to be theatrically released in the United States on 27 September 2019 and in the United Kingdom on 2 October 2019. The film received generally positive reviews from critics, who lauded Zellweger’s performance. (Wikipedia).
Escaping the NXIVM Cult: A Mother’s Fight to Save Her Daughter airs September 21, 2019 on Lifetime.
I had the opportunity to chat with award-winning writer, actor, and producer Jason T. Gaffney about his movie, Analysis Paralysis, as well as some of his other projects. This movie is Gaffney’s directorial debut and he co-wrote it with his father. In this rom-com the focus is on both mental health and on LGBT representation. Thank you to Jason T. Gaffney for answering all of my questions. Continue reading “Interview with Jason T. Gaffney from @kleffnotes”
Fall back into a nostalgic time with the return of The Banana Splits, the animal rock band that starred in The Banana Splits Adventure Hour in 1968. This cult classic returns with a gory edge in the new The Banana Splits Movie. Set in the present, the Banana Splits (Bingo, Fleegle, Snorky, and Drooper) are still filming and young Harley is ecstatic to learn that he will be going to see a live taping for his birthday. Once the show ends things take a dangerous turn as The Banana Splits learn that their show has been cancelled, but they can’t let the show come to an end. Continue reading “The Banana Splits Movie Review from @kleffnotes”
I had the opportunity to chat with Deragh Campbell about her upcoming films, Anne at 13,000 Ft. and Please Speak Continuously and Describe Your Experiences as They Come to You, screening at the Toronto International Film Festival. Campbell has been part of the world of showbusiness since a very young age and this shows in the tremendous amount of diverse work she has done. Check out what she had to say about her TIFF features as well as some other amazing moments from in front of and behind the camera. Continue reading “Interview with Deragh Campbell from @kleffnotes”
I had the chance to chat with Victoria Dunsmore, who will be starring as Ashley in the Toronto International Film Festival features, The Last Porno Show. She has been acting from a young age and this project emphasizes all of the work she has done. Thank you to her for answer all of my questions and sharing a bit about herself in this virtual interview. Continue reading “Interview with Victoria Dunsmore from @kleffnotes”