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Monthly Archives: August, 2013

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

August 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

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

August 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

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

August 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

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

August 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

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

August 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

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

August 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

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

August 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

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

August 1, 2013 · Leave a comment
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