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Prairie Miller

Prairie Miller is a New York multimedia journalist online, in print and radio, who reviews movies and conducts in-depth interviews. She can also be heard on WBAI/Pacifica National Radio Network’s Arts Express.


Will Smith Talks Focus

Will was as eager to share enlightening information, as much about getting into the trickster head of his artful dodger character Nicky, as what he learned about himself.

Focus: A Conversation with Margot Robbie

The eager apprentice to Will's rather elusive object of desire in this primarily psychological thriller, met to talk about her tendency to end up in lots of male bonding movies but loving it.

Arts Express: On Stage Reimaginings And Revelations

Prairie Miller investigates on-stage reimaginings and revelations, with Nevermore, A vividly conceived musical fantasy, focusing on the iconic and tragic Edgar Allen Poe.
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Queen And Country Movie Review: John Boorman Probes Nation Without A...

The film is adapted from a period in Boorman's own life back in the 1950's, when primarily perplexed young men were begrudgingly conscripted into the army. And to not only unfathomably fight other people's battles in an essentially anti-communist Am

Arts Express: Julianne Moore Talks Seventh Son

Julianne Moore met with Prairie Miller to talk about getting into ferocious character for Seventh Son, as scary witch Mother Malkin.

Arts Express: Rapper Pras Talks Haiti Political Documentary At Slamdance

Rapper Pras Michel returns to his Haitian roots with his documentary premiering - Sweet Micky For President - political turmoil in Haiti.

Arts Express: UK Director Kevin Macdonald Talks Black Sea

Movie reviewer Prairie Miller interviews UK Director Kevin Macdonald about his new movie, Black Sea on WBAI/Pacifica National Radio Network's Arts Express.

Ned Rifle: Better Than Boyhood? Hal Hartley’s More Daring And Dark...

The detours along this suburban noir road movie are endlessly convoluted, peppered with such richly conceived verbal literary abandon, that all is forgiven.

Arts Express: Army Vet Turned Filmmaker Sean Mullin Talks Amira &...

Movie reviewer, Prairie Miller interviews Army Vet Turned Filmmaker Sean Mullin about Amira & Samon on WBAI/Pacifica National Radio Network's Arts Express

Serena Movie Review: Jennifer Lawrence Femme Fatale Southern Gothic Selfie

Hollywood prefers to designate sheriffs here as heroic, along with feats by the Pemberton couple as saviors of the workers from dangerous working conditions.
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Best Foreign Film Oscar Race: Indian Director Geethu Mohandas Talks Liar’s...

The Liar's Dice drama is a stunningly crafted depiction of the fate of rural mountain culture in India by Geethu Mohandas, infused with the potent sensibility of what is not said.
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Roald Dahl’s Esio Trot Review: Rather Ridiculously Resplendent Reptilian Romance

The elder lovebirds don't by the end make a grim transition into the usual end of life disease of the week melodrama. But there is an ensuing love triangle.

The James Agee Cinema Cinema Circle Awards: The Anti-Oscars 2014

Prairie Miller says the James Agee Cinema Circle, defies the financially controlled, bought and paid for bogus Hollywood awards, with the JACC Anti-Oscars.

The Interview: The Politics Of A Popcorn Movie

Last but hardly least in this David and Goliath demonization, is Sony's closing credits disclaimer. Asserting that Any similarity or identification...or name, character, or history of any person...is entirely coincidental or unintentional.

Jessica Chastain Talks A Most Violent Year and Interstellar

Chastain stopped by to share thoughts about mulling Dick Chaney as a vehicle for burrowing into her character in A Most Violent Year; what's up with women in movies lately - or not; and the plus side of taking on a male role in a movie.

Angelina Jolie Talks Unbroken

Angelina Jolie talks about her passion for bringing this story to life, as producer and director. A biopic about victims of torture held in a Japanese prison camp during World War II, it was co-written by the Coen brothers

The Women Film Critics Circle Award Nominations 2014

They came together in 2004 to form the first women critics' organization in the United States, in the belief that women's perspectives and voices in film criticism need to be recognized fully. And WFCC is celebrating its tenth anniversary this year.

Chris Rock Talks Top Five

And as he's pursued by a couple of journalists like yours truly, including a fetching but suspect reporter played by Rosario Dawson. The first question of course put to Rock during this sitdown about standup and other matters, was what it felt like

Big Eyes Movie Review: The Business Of Art And Pre-Feminist Stuck-Home...

Amy Adams projects an alternately subtle and stinging emotional and ethical ambivalence as Margaret Keane, deferring to her arrogant con-man mate Walter Keane

Arts Express: John Leguizamo Talks Fugly

Prairie Miller interviews John Leguizamo, on Fugliness, FARC, art as a form of revenge. It involves Hollywouldn't and power and privilege in Latin America.