Interview

Interview: Walter Woodman, Patrick Cederberg & Matthew Kinch of Noah Interview

Interview: Walter Woodman, Patrick Cederberg & Matthew Kinch of Noah

Three college aged friends created the splendidly unique 17 minute short film which takes place entirely on a teenager’s computer screen. The audience is essentially looking over the shoulder of Noah the whole time, watching what he says, deletes, and thinks about. Noah explores how quickly relationships can begin and end in a world where Read More
Interview: Nick Ryan and Pemba Gyalje Sherpa of The Summit Interview

Interview: Nick Ryan and Pemba Gyalje Sherpa of The Summit

Director Nick Ryan’s new documentary, The Summit, recounts the horrific events that took place in August, 2008, on the deadliest mountain in the world, K2, which looms over the world in Northern Pakistan. 18 experienced mountaineers–including Ger McDonnell, Pemba Gyalje Sherpa, Wilco Van Rooijen, and others–reached the summit of the mountain, but only 7 survived the Read More
Interview: Danny Trejo of Machete Kills Interview

Interview: Danny Trejo of Machete Kills

Starting as the character “Uncle Machete” in the first Spy Kids movie in 2001, DIY director Robert Rodriguez and legitimate badass Danny Trejo have breathed life into the character we now know as Machete, a Mexican anti-hero, bringer of over-the-top violence, and unlikely vixen magnet. A “fake” trailer in Rodriguez and Quentin Tarantino’s Grindhouse double-feature led to Read More
Interview: Spencer McCall and Jeff Hull of The Institute Interview

Interview: Spencer McCall and Jeff Hull of The Institute

(Source: Getty Images) In The Institute, the new documentary directed by Spencer McCall, we’re given a glimpse into the world of “The Games of Nonchalance”, an urban-exploratory alternate reality game that took place back in 2008 throughout the hilly streets of San Francisco. The participants followed enigmatic clues–graffiti messages, flyers, and other works of street Read More
Interview: Jim Mickle of We Are What We Are Interview

Interview: Jim Mickle of We Are What We Are

After directing Stakeland and Mulberry Street, two indie horror films that are slowly building cult followings, director Jim Mickle is back with his third film, We Are What We Are (a remake of Jorge Michel Grau’s 2010 film of the same name). A more somber, calculated breed of scare cinema, it stars Bill Sage as Read More
Interview: Stacie Passon of Concussion Interview

Interview: Stacie Passon of Concussion

In Concussion, first-time writer-director Stacie Passon gives us a glimpse into the doldrums of lesbian suburbia and how a bored housewife (Robin Weigert), awakened to her unfulfilling malaise by her son (who conks her in the head with a baseball), attempts to unleash her true inner-self by becoming a hooker. Unoriginal this movie is not, Read More
Interview: Robin Weigert and Jonathan Tchaikovsky of Concussion Interview

Interview: Robin Weigert and Jonathan Tchaikovsky of Concussion

With Concussion, first-time writer-director Stacie Passon gives us a glimpse into the doldrums of lesbian suburbia and how a bored housewife (Robin Weigert), awakened to her unfulfilling malaise by her son (who conks her in the head with a baseball), attempts to unleash her true inner-self by becoming a hooker. Unoriginal this movie is not, Read More
Interview: Erik Matti of On the Job Interview

Interview: Erik Matti of On the Job

Filipino director Erik Matti’s new crime thriller On the Job (my review) is based on a real-life Filipino scandal in which government officials used prisoners as hitmen, convincing prison wardens to release them for a day to carry out political assassinations. The film, set in the scuzzy streets of Manila, looks at the corrupt setup from Read More
Interview: Megumi Sasaki and Dorothy Vogel of Herb and Dorothy 50X50 Interview

Interview: Megumi Sasaki and Dorothy Vogel of Herb and Dorothy 50X50

Herb & Dorothy 50X50 (our review) follows the titular legendary art collectors as they set up the Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection: Fifty Works for Fifty States, an unprecedented sharing of their world-class personal collection of conceptual art pieces they’d amassed over the course of 45-plus years with the entire country. Director Megumi Sasaki follows Read More