Posts tagged "Chicago Film Festival"

Exclusive With The Impossible Director Juan Bayona

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Having the chance to see the movie The Impossible first hand during the Chicago Film Festival, I felt honored to have the chance to speak to  Juan Bayona, the director of the newly released film starring Ewan McGregor and Naomi Watts. The film tells a heartfelt account of a family caught, with tens of thousands of strangers, in... Read more »

"The Sessions" Premiere In Chicago with Helen Hunt

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Helen Hunt was in Chicago this weekend premiering The Sessions at the Chicago Film Festival. Helen stopped for a moment to talk about her role in the movie stating:  “I play a professional sex surrogate, I figured it meant prostitute” The Sessions, also starring William H. Macy and John Hawke, is receiving rave reviews and is playing in theaters now. Watch the video... Read more »

An Evening With Actress Joan Allen

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On Sunday evening, the Chicago Film Festival held an event featuring actress Joan Allen, Tony Award® for Best Actress winner, three time Academy Award® nominee and Illinois native participated in “An Evening with Joan Allen,” featuring an intimate discussion about her career and various accomplishments on stage and on screen.  Joan Allen she can be seen... Read more »
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