Fix This U.S. Hunger Problem NOW!

Fix This U.S. Hunger Problem NOW!

Rock Cellar interviews co-directors Kristi Jacobson & Lori Silverbush about their startling new documentary “A Place at the Table” which suggests we have a serious hunger problem in this country. They give ideas on what we can do to help.

A Few Minutes with Film Director Michael Apted (Interview)

A Few Minutes with Film Director Michael Apted (Interview)

Michael Apted is a crossover film phenomenon… The U.K.-born filmmaker has directed extremely commercial Hollywood movies such as: The 1981 romantic comedy Continental Divide with John Belushi, the 1983 Soviet-set crime thriller Gorky Park starring Lee Marvin and William Hurt, the 1988 Rwanda-set biopic Gorillas in the Mist starring Sigourney Weaver as zoologist Dian Fossey, the […]

Ken Burns: The Interview

Ken Burns: The Interview

Documentary filmmaking legend Ken Burns gives a new interview to Rock Cellar Magazine and discusses his two latest film projects “The Dust Bowl” and “The Central Park Five.”

“Beatles Stories” Movie: Interview with Director Seth Swirsky

“Beatles Stories” Movie:  Interview with Director Seth Swirsky

Beatles Stories, A Fab Four Fan’s Ultimate Road Trip is a Studs Terkel-like oral history told by famous musicians, recording industry technicians and fans who encountered the lads from Liverpool over the years. Interview subjects include Oscar winning actor Jon Voight, producer Sir George Martin, Monkee Davy Jones, Henry “The Fonz” Winkler, Quarryman Rod Davis, […]

Meet Albert Watson, Rock Photographer

[Editor’s Note: Our Every Picture Tells a Story column is normally made up of lots of pretty pictures with very little text.  Once in a while we like to talk to the people who make these pretty pictures. Rock Cellar Magazine roving reporter Ed Rampell caught up with celebrated photographer Albert Watson at his latest […]

Wild in the Seats!

Wild in the Seats!

Movie Theaters: What is it about watching images in the dark with strangers that makes everyone do such crazy things?

Tom Morello: Protest You Can Rock To (Interview)

Tom Morello: Protest You Can Rock To (Interview)

During a 2011 appearance at an Occupy L.A. rally Tom Morello – an original member of Rage Against the Machine and Audioslave – wore a cap with the logo of the Industrial Workers of the World, the early 20th century militant union nicknamed the “Wobblies.” Why? “Because I’m a Wobbly,” Tom answers matter-of-factly.  Indeed, Morello […]

James Cromwell: Actor’s Actor and Anti-Capitalist Activist

James Cromwell: Actor’s Actor and Anti-Capitalist Activist

Actor James Cromwell is having a banner year: He played the chauffeur in The Artist, the Academy Award for Best Picture, and is now portraying the slave driver Pozzo in one of the most renowned plays of all time, Samuel Beckett’s existential classic Waiting for Godot, at L.A.’s esteemed Mark Taper Forum. Cromwell hit it […]

Morgan Spurlock Interview: From ‘Super Size Me’ to Superheroes

Morgan Spurlock Interview:  From ‘Super Size Me’ to Superheroes

It’s appropriate that Morgan Spurlock, whose first documentary was named Super Size Me, has now directed a nonfiction film about the planet’s biggest gathering devoted to superheroes. Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan’s Hope documents Comic-Con International – the world’s largest convention and trade show dedicated to comic books, sci fi, fantasy and other pop culture phenomena. […]

George Clooney Has The Nominations. He’s Still Just Rosemary’s Nephew.

George Clooney Has The Nominations.  He’s Still Just Rosemary’s Nephew.

George Clooney’s work in 2011’s The Ides of March and The Descendants has been widely celebrated.  He is a lock to receive Oscar nods when the nominations are revealed January 24th.  In the meantime, Clooney just snagged himself Best Actor in a Drama at the Golden Globes Awards. But perhaps it was the birth of rock music that shaped […]