MICHELA M. SMITH MICHELA M. SMITH

I have written on film, music, & theatre for a variety of publications, including The Daily Free Press & The Arts Fuse.

You can read my work by clicking on a title below:

FILM/TV

INTERVIEW: Tina Fey & Paul Rudd on success beyond admission

INTERVIEW: The Evolution of Joseph Gordon-Levitt

INTERVIEW: Ryan Gosling, Eva Mendes & the Genius of Derek Cianfrance

INTERVIEW: Aaron Paul’s Need for Speed

INTERVIEW: The Book of Jonah Hill

INTERVIEW: A Bromance Split “50/50″ with Seth Rogen & Will Reiser

INTERVIEW: Taking the Plunge with Elizabeth Banks

INTERVIEW: Feeding A Hungry Fad with “Hunger Games” Star Liam Hemsworth

INTERVIEW: The Profundity of Viggo Mortensen

INTERVIEW: Paul Feig on the F-Word

INTERVIEW:  Miles Teller & James Ponsoldt on “The Spectacular Now”

INTERVIEW: Nat Faxon, Jim Rash, and “The Way Way Back” are All Our Own

INTERVIEW: The Frustrating Inconsistency of Greta Gerwig

INTERVIEW: Ezra Miller’s “source of horribleness” in We Need to Talk About Kevin

INTERVIEW: The Ever Elusive Monroe with Director Simon Curtis

REVIEW: In Authenticity and Performance, “August: Osage County” Resonates

REVIEW: In Remorese & Redemption, “12 Years a Slave” Proves Masterful

REVIEW: The great and powerful failures of ”Oz: The Great and Powerful”‘

REVIEW: Insight & India in “The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel”

REVIEW: For The Love of the Music: The Club 47 Folk Revival

PREDICTIONS: “The stuff that dreams are made of”: Oscars Night with The Muse

REVIEW: Phosphorescent Moments at the Golden Globes: Post-Mortem

PREDICTIONS: Phosphorescent Predictions for the Golden Globes

REVIEW: The Truth in “Our Idiot Brother”

OPINION: “Toga! Toga!”: College Nights at the Movies

REVIEW: “Another Earth” Director Shows Strong Debut

REVIEW: A Fitting Title for “The Art of Getting By

REVIEW:Woody Allen Stays Golden with Midnight in Paris

REVIEW: “Bridesmaids”: Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed

MUSIC

INTERVIEW: In Memory of America: A Conversation with the Allman Brothers Band’s Butch Trucks

INTERVIEW: “Pickin’ Up the Pieces” of Soul with Fitz & the Tantrums

REVIEW: Birth of Vibrant Boston Music Scene Visible With Second “Boston Calling”

REVIEW: The unconditional love of Yo La Tengo

REVIEW: Winds of Change at Boston’s House of Blues on 11/11/11

REVIEW: Portugal. The Man Inspires Its Own Nationalism

REVIEW: The Vitality of Christina Perri

REVIEW: Lenka “Rolls with the Punches” of the Status Quo

REVIEW: Bon Iver is “Not Magnificent,” but Transcendental

REVIEW: Florence Responsible For Yet Another Renaissance

REVIEW: Rhymin’ Simon Faces Mortality in So Beautiful or So What

REVIEW: Fuzzy Trio Leads to Musical Confusion: Foster the People, Grouplove, Royal Bangs

REVIEW: Madmoiselle Adele: A Look at “21”

REVIEW: Perplexing Popularity: A Look at Cee Lo Green

REVIEW: Iron & Wine Still Folk’s Savior?: A Review of Kiss Each Other Clean

REVIEW: Mumford & Sons Give Folk a “White Blank Page”

REVIEW: Roots Nurture Plant’s Fruit in “Band of Joy.”

THEATRE

REVIEW: LBJ play brilliantly dares Americans to go “All The Way”

REVIEW: “South Pacific” Endures in Latest Production

REVIEW: Houston, We Have a Problem with “2010: Our Hideous Future”

INTERVIEW: “Raising the Crown” with Branson J. Dirden & “All The Way”