SXSW2018 Coverage @hammertonail, Part 3

Part 3 of my ongoing Hammer to Nail coverage from this year’s SXSW Film Festival consists of another 8 pieces: this time it’s 5 reviews and 3 interviews. Here are links to all of them:


SXSW2018 Coverage @hammertonail, Part 2

Part 2 of my ongoing Hammer to Nail coverage from this year’s SXSW Film Festival consists of another 8 pieces: 6 reviews and 2 interviews. Here are links to all of them:


“Reel Talk” – with Chris Reed and Roxana Hadadi – on the 2018 Academy Awards, “Annihilation” and “A Wrinkle in Time”

Christopher Llewellyn Reed, “Reel Talk” host, w/ Roxana Hadadi, of “Chesapeake Family” and “Pajiba”

Welcome to the third episode of the 2017-2018 season of Dragon Digital Media‘s Reel Talk with Christopher Llewellyn Reed. My guest this time was Roxana Hadadi, film critic for Chesapeake Family and Pajiba. We discussed this year’s Academy Awards and reviewed two recents films: Annihilation and A Wrinkle in Time. Like what you see? Be sure to check out the first and second episodes of this current season, as well.

In Howard County, Maryland, you can watch the show on Channel 41 (if you’re a Verizon customer) or Channel 96 (if you’re a Comcast customer), and you can watch it online from anywhere. You can also still catch all six episodes from last year (firstsecondthirdfourthfifth and sixth), plus all six from the previous year (firstsecondthirdfourthfifth and sixth), as well as the six episodes from my first season with Reel Talk (Episode 1Episode 2Episode 3Episode 4Episode 5Episode 6). Enjoy!

The fantastic Dragon Digital Media team did their usual superlative job putting this together, especially producer Karen Vadnais and director Danielle Maloney, as well as floor manager Anthony Hoos. We’ll be back at the start of March with another episode, so stay tuned. Until then, have fun at the movies!

SXSW2018 Coverage @hammertonail, Part 1 (+ review of “Leaning into the Wind”)

8 days ago, Hammer to Nail started to run my coverage from this year’s SXSW Film Festival. For now, we have 7 reviews + one accompanying interview, as well as one non-SXSW film I reviewed last week:: Leaning into the Wind: Andy Goldsworthy. There is plenty more to come. Here are links to all nine pieces:


Podcasts on #Oscars2018 (@RoughlySpeaking) and #SXSW2018 (@fogoftruth)

Yesterday, we posted another special bonus episode of my podcast on documentaries  – The Fog of Truth (available on iTunes, Soundcloud and Stitcher) – this past week, on the documentaries of the upcoming SXSW festival. Earlier in the week, on Monday, Linda DeLibero and I joined Dan Rodricks on his Baltimore Sun podcast, “Roughly Speaking,” to discuss the Academy Awards of the night before. Here is the link to that episode. Enjoy!

4 Reviews + 1 Interview @filmfesttoday & @hammertonail: “Annihilation,” “Entanglement,” “Game Night” and “MexMan” + “Quest”

This past week, Film Festival Today ran two reviews of mine – of Annihilation and Game Night – and Hammer to Nail ran two, of Entanglement and one last Slamdance film, MexMan, plus an interview with the director and primary subject of the documentary Quest. Here are links to all 5 pieces: