Interview

Dayna Goldfine and Dan Geller Talk ‘The Galapagos Affair’ Interview

Dayna Goldfine and Dan Geller Talk ‘The Galapagos Affair’

In The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden, married San Francisco filmmakers Dayna Goldfine and Dan Geller explore the dark human history of the titular islands. Filled with deceit, jealousy, and murder, the island lore has all the trappings of a juicy whodunnit, and the film is being aptly billed as “Hitchcock meets Darwin”. The Read More
Nick Frost Conquers Fear, Salsas Butt Off in ‘Cuban Fury’ Interview

Nick Frost Conquers Fear, Salsas Butt Off in ‘Cuban Fury’

In dance-comedy Cuban Fury, directed by James Griffiths, Nick Frost plays Bruce Garrett, a former childhood salsa prodigy who was bullied out of the ballroom to never return. Now in his late 30′s, Bruce is an overweight, insecure pushover who works a desk job. When his new boss Julia (Rashida Jones) catches his eye, he’s suddenly Read More
Charlie Siskel Talks ‘Finding Vivian Maier’ Interview

Charlie Siskel Talks ‘Finding Vivian Maier’

Finding Vivian Maier, a layered documentary co-directed by John Maloof and Charlie Siskel, pieces together the life story of the titular Chicago nanny (now deceased) by utilizing the amazing photographs she took around the city, of which there are a mountain of around 100,000. Maloof, who discovered the initial batch of her photos in a Read More
Patrick Epino Talks Becoming an Awesome Asian Bad Guy Interview

Patrick Epino Talks Becoming an Awesome Asian Bad Guy

Awesome Asian Bad Guys, which screened a couple of weeks ago at CAAMFest, is an action-comedy that follows The National Film Society, a couple of Asian Los Angeles Youtubers (Patrick Epino and Stephen Dypiangco), as they attempt to track down and assemble the baddest, scariest, most awesome Asian bad guys from the ’80s and ’90s Read More
Gareth Evans and Iko Uwais Talk ‘The Raid 2′ Interview

Gareth Evans and Iko Uwais Talk ‘The Raid 2′

2011′s The Raid: Redemption was an adrenaline-pumping, relentless martial arts movie that wowed action movie lovers and garnered a ravenous fan following. With The Raid 2: Berandal, director Gareth Evans manages to make the fight scenes even more intense and intricate this time around, a tall task following the high bar set by the first film. He’s deepened the Read More
Ethan Embry and E.L. Katz Talk Dares, Blood, Guts, ‘Cheap Thrills’ Interview

Ethan Embry and E.L. Katz Talk Dares, Blood, Guts, ‘Cheap Thrills’

In first-time director E.L. Katz’s gruesome Cheap Thrills, two former high school friends (Ethan Embry and Pat Healy) run into each other at a bar. A rich married couple (David Koechner and Sara Paxton) entice the drunken buddies (both in financial straits) into coming to their place, where they strike up a series of dares-for-money that Read More
Mekhi Phfifer and Maggie Q Talk ‘Divergent’, Breaking Stereotypes Interview

Mekhi Phfifer and Maggie Q Talk ‘Divergent’, Breaking Stereotypes

This Friday, Divergent drops on the masses, looking to cultivate a the same kind of ravenous YA fan base that made Twilight and Hunger Games so goddamn bankable. (The second installment of Hunger Games I quite liked, proving these kinds of films don’t have to be reduced to cash-grabs.) The Divergent book series has already amassed a gigantic, devoted following, so now it’s just Read More
Cast and Crew of ‘Animals’ Speak About Never Giving Up On The Human Spirit Interview

Cast and Crew of ‘Animals’ Speak About Never Giving Up On The Human Spirit

The story behind Animals is a brutally honest and intimate look at two young lovers who suffer from drug addiction. Based on true life experiences of David Dastmalchian, who not only co-stars in the film alongside Kim Shaw, but also wrote the script which went on to receive a Special Jury Recognition for Courage in Read More
Mark Duplass and Patrick Brice Talk About What Makes a Good Found Footage Movie Interview

Mark Duplass and Patrick Brice Talk About What Makes a Good Found Footage Movie

When a film has the name Mark Duplass attached to it, the film typically contains an in-depth look on human behavior with an empathic, yet slightly offbeat voice. Ergo, my interest is peaked whenever Duplass is involved with a project. In his latest role, he uncharacteristically plays the part of the anti-hero who generates screams Read More