Danny Strong

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Sep 14 2017

INTERVIEW: Danny Strong for Rebel In The Rye

On Tuesday, September 12, 2017, I was privileged to talk with Danny Strong about his feature-length film directorial debut Rebel in the Rye (click for review), a glimpse into the world of author J.D. Salinger’s early life. Strong may be familiar to recent TV viewers as the co-creator of Fox TV smash hit “Empire,” for […]
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Sep 14 2017

Rebel in the Rye

“It is the tale, not he who tells it.” — Stephen King In so many words, Columbia University professor Whit Burnett (Kevin Spacey) gives this proverb to his attentive classroom during a lecture. Well, almost attentive. There sits Jerry “J.D.” Salinger (Nicholas Hoult) in the back, staring out the window until Burnett calls him on […]
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Nov 19 2015

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2

Confession time. I was dismissive about The Hunger Games as a film. Here we go again with everything wanting to capitalize on Twilight’s success, with young adult novels about forbidden love under strange circumstances being given cinematic life. Didn’t mean I had to like it. Well, as chance would have it, I didn’t like the […]
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