Trusting SHORT TERM 12’s Destin Cretton & Brie Larson
Destin Cretton based SHORT TERM 12 on his own experiences working at a group home for foster kids, and it’s not his first film to deal with that. SHORT TERM … Continue reading
Edgar Wright, Simon Pegg, and Nick Frost Contemplate THE WORLD’S END.
There are many reasons I adore the trio who has brought us the Cornetto Trilogy. At the top of the list is that I can ask a question involving western … Continue reading
YOU’RE NEXT According to Adam Wingard and Simon Barrett
Director Adam Wingard and writer Simon Barrett take the art and craft of the horror film very seriously. And when I spoke to them on April 28, 2013, it was … Continue reading
Joshua Michael Stern Gets the JOBS Done
I felt a special kinship with the world of JOBS, having spent several years working in Silicon Valley i the 80s, so I was especially looking forward to speaking with … Continue reading
Ziad Doueiri Weathers THE ATTACK
When I spoke with Lebanese-born Ziad Doueiri on July 31, 2013, it was the day after his film, THE ATTACK, had played to an enthusiastic and nearly sold-out screening at the San Francisco … Continue reading
PRINCE AVALANCHE — David Gordon Green Interview
I always like to get the obvious questions out of the way as soon as possible, so the first thing I asked David Gordon Green on May 6, 2013 was … Continue reading
Director James Ponsoldt Enjoys His SPECTACULAR NOW
When I spoke with James Ponsoldt on May 6, 2013, had just driven from Los Angeles to San Francisco. He had also just been named as the director for the … Continue reading
FRUITVALE STATION — Michael B. Jordan & Octavia Spencer interview.
I never set out to make people cry during interviews, but there was something about the subject matter of FRUITVALE STATION that brings tears to the eyes of all but … Continue reading