Dear Friends, There’s an art to writing well – about food, film, or anything else that sparks a person’s passion. For Jonathan Gold, it’s the cafes, restaurants and food trucks, the sights, sounds and people of Los Angeles that inspire. The only food critic to win a Pulitzer Prize, the popular writer serves as the […]
Welcome to issue 76 of EatDrinkFilms. This week features two installments of Critics Corner with an emphasis on vivid humor: M.K. Brown and Paul Krassner view Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead: The Story of the National Lampoon and bring their own experiences to bear upon the movie’s version of events, while Robert Bloomberg and Ralph Eggleston […]
Welcome to issue 73 of EatDrinkFilms. This week’s issue brings a variety of responses to the vitality of Anthony Lucero’s Oakland-set movie East Side Sushi. In one of two installments of “Critics Corner” this week, Tien-Tien L. Jong foregrounds the film’s layered approach to tradition and its dedication to a woman’s story, of self-determination, while […]
by Lisa Geduldig Two weeks ago, EatDrinkFilms editor Johnny Ray Huston messaged me: “I wondered if you might be interested in interviewing Lily Tomlin.” Uh, yeah, I might be. (Actually, I was never so sure of anything in my life.)
by Johnny Ray Huston Mike Stabile’s documentary Seed Money tells the story of Chuck Holmes, the man behind the decades-dominant gay porn studio Falcon.
by Johnny Ray Huston The opening night Frameline screening of Justin Kelly’s debut feature I Am Michael is a homecoming of sorts.