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Archive for April, 2007

04/15/2007

Primal Norton

  A revealing conversation with the star of The Painted Veil at the Historic Asolo.     By Charlie Huisking   During a fascinating conversation at the Historic Asolo on Sunday, actor Edward Norton was praised for choosing to portray complicated characters in challenging, out –of-the-mainstream films.   “I think that’s an extremely nice way of saying […]

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04/15/2007

Doing Time

Mixed reviews for Prisoner—and the party that followed.   By Charlie Huisking   April 14. Local filmmakers were in the spotlight on the second night of the Sarasota Film Festival. Sam Logan, a Sarasota resident, and Steve Matzkin, from Tampa, are the executive producers of the taut drama Prisoner.   Julian McMahon, who plays the […]

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04/15/2007

Moonstruck

The Sarasota Film Festival lifts off in style.     By Charlie Huisking April 13. The 2007 Sarasota Film Festival got off to a soaring start on Friday night with a Van Wezel screening of In the Shadow of the Moon, an account of the Apollo space program.   It was the first time that […]

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04/3/2007

Pilgrimage to Dodgertown

An icon of baseball history is about to vanish.   By Charlie Huisking   Even though major-league baseball’s regular season is only a few days old, I’m sure I’ve already experienced my baseball highlight of the year. Last month, I made a pilgrimage to Dodgertown on Florida’s east coast. The Dodgers’ logo behind home plate […]

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