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Sundance: Part II

Saturday, February 3rd, 2018
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My final take on Sundance: listen in for all the movies you SHOULD see in 2018! I dish on Bernard and Huey, American Animals, The Tale, RBG, Three Identical Strangers, Shirkers and Quiet Heroes. For more information, visit http://TheDinnerParty.tv . Share This!

Sundance: Part I

Thursday, February 1st, 2018
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You had to figure that, among all the great films at Sundance, there would be a bunch that just didn’t work…at least, not for me.  Of course, just like I couldn’t see all the great films at Sundance, there were probably many other films that weren’t very good that I didn’t get to see. Thus, Read more…

A Love Fest with Ethan Hawke and the Cast of His Film, Blaze

Monday, January 29th, 2018
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It was an Ethan Hawke love fest on the Blaze film red carpet at the recent Sundance Film Festival. Actors Alia Shawkat, Richie Montgomery and Josh Hamilton gush about their experience on set with Ethan, and it is easy to understand why. I have one of the most sincere and joy-filled conversations with Ethan Hawke, Read more…

Sundance: Debra Messing, John Cho and Aneesh Changaty, the Director of the Film, Search

Monday, January 29th, 2018
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A film that got LOTS of buzz at Sundance and won three awards was Search. Directed by newcomer, Aneesh Changaty (won the Audience Award: NEXT and the Albert P. Sloane Award) and produced by award-winner Sev Ohanian, stars Debra Messing and John Cho have lots to say about this new film. In addition, I also Read more…

Sundance: The Director and Cast of the Film, Colette, starring Keira Knightley

Sunday, January 28th, 2018
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From a bustling red carpet awaiting Keira Knightley, I interview Dominic West, Ray Panthaki and director, Wash Westmoreland of the Oscar-worthy film getting lots of buzz, Colette, at the Sundance Film Festival. Share This!

Sundance: Director Ben Lewin, The Catcher Was A Spy, A Review of Lizzie & The Afterparty

Saturday, January 27th, 2018
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From Sundance, I interview director Ben Lewin of The Catcher Was A Spy movie, featuring Paul Rudd and Paul Giamatti, about the life of Moe Berg. I also interview actor Hiroyuki Senada, review the movie Lizzie starring Chloe Sevigny and Kristen Stewart, and dish on The Game Changers premiere after-party. Share This!

From Sundance, The Game Changers Movie Breaks Open the Myth About Meat

Friday, January 26th, 2018
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From Sundance, I sit down with ultimate fighter, James “Lightning” Wilks, former special ops, anti-poacher, Damien Mander, athlete and strongman competitor, Patrik Baboumian and former NFL player, Lou Smith, who break open the myth that meat is good for you in the movie, The Game Changers. Specifically, they explain in scientific detail that meat is Read more…

Sundance: Maggie Gyllenhaal & Cast of The Kindergarten Teacher

Thursday, January 25th, 2018
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I speak with Maggie Gyllenhaal and the cast of the film, The Kindergarten Teacher, from the madness that is the red carpet at the Sundance Film Festival. We talk about the women’s movement, art in America, race in America and, of course, film! Share This!

Chef Mathew Wiltzius Gets Ready for Christmas

Sunday, December 17th, 2017
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Time to get jolly!  Chef Mathew Wiltzius of Chicago’s Palmer House gets us ready for Christmas.  So grab some eggnog and settle in as chef school us on ramen, garnishes and bourbon maple syrup! Listen to my Christmas podcast on WGN Radio and below. Share This!

Top Chef Rebecca LaMalfa on Cooking at Thanksgiving, Junk Food and Favorite Home Meals

Tuesday, November 14th, 2017
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Looking for ideas for Thanksgiving?  Top Chef Rebecca LaMalfa dishes with me on being a chef during Thanksgiving, some cooking tips, junk food and being married to Michelin-star chef.   We would like to give a special thank you to the sponsors of The Celebrity Dinner Party with Elysabeth Alfano podcast series. Want to align Read more…