by Gary Meyer One of our favorite places to eat is FuseBOX in West Oakland. At both lunch and dinner our taste buds have always enjoyed surprises from Sunhil Chang’s Korean fusion kitchen. Co-owner Ellen Sebastian Chang is well known for her work as a theater director and producer. She has written for EatDrinkFilms. And […]
Read two critical perspectives on The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution by Ellen Sebastian Chang and A.M. Smiley.
Welcome to issue 75 of Eat Drink Films. This week, San Francisco Film Critics Circle member and His & Hers Beer Notes columnist Daniel Barnes previews the Mill Valley Film Festival, moving from high-profile films with distribution on through to inventive movies from Romania, Colombia, Korea, Hungary, Chile and Iceland.
Read two critical perspectives on Selma (Ava DuVernay, 2014), by Sunhui Chang and Ellen Sebastian Chang; and Connie Field. Selma opens Friday, January 9 at Bay Area theaters and nationally. Now available on DVD and streaming from Amazon.com.
by Natalie Orenstein One autumn evening in 1980, massive video screens greeted the people of New York and Los Angeles as they strolled through public spaces. Connected by a satellite feed, the two screens each displayed live action on the opposite coast.
by Gary Meyer Mike Nichols passed away this morning. It was a shock because he has been so vibrant. Not everything he directed was great, but when you look at his body of work for film, stage and television, it is an impressive list that any artist would be proud to have created.