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Monthly Archives: April, 2015

What You Should Be Watching Now

Sure, there’s that big-budget, special effect extravaganza opening on Friday (sneak previews Thursday night), but let’s take a moment to appreciate those films that don’t have a huge budget for … Continue reading

April 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Week in Interviews 4/28/15

Sometimes I do an interview for a film that will be opening almost immediately, sometimes it’s for a film that won’t be in released for several weeks or even months. … Continue reading

April 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

Nick Broomfield Tells TALES OF THE GRIM SLEEPER

Nick Broomfield makes documentaries that seek the truth and report it without fear or favor to anyone. There is no better example of what he does, and why it makes … Continue reading

April 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

BLACKBIRD Finally Soars

It’s about time that BLACKBIRD is finally being released. When I saw this film last year, I was nothing less than enchanted by the poetic way it dealt with tough … Continue reading

April 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

Michiel Huisman Adds Up THE AGE OF ADALINE

THE AGE OF ADALINE is a bit of a departure for Michiel Huisman, known for troubled and/or troubling characters on NASHVILLE, TREME, and GAME OF THRONES. So when I talked … Continue reading

April 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

LAMBERT & STAMP & James D. Cooper

I’ve had people sit in on my interviews before, but this was the first time I’ve been joined by someone from the great beyond. At least that was the thinking … Continue reading

April 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

Bill Plympton Ain’t CHEATIN’

The first question I always ask animators is whether or not they dream in animation, and I am always surprised by the answer, no matter what it is. Bill Plympton, … Continue reading

April 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

LOVE THY NATURE — Sylvie Rokab Interview

There are many lessons to be learned in Sylive Rokab’s lyrical film, LOVE THY NATURE, but if you take away only one, it should be that a few minutes communing … Continue reading

April 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

EX MACHINA and Alex Garland

One of Alex Garland’s goals in writing the script for his directorial debut, EX MACHINA, was to get the science right, even for subjects such as consciousness and artificial intelligence, … Continue reading

April 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

Dave Boyle Tracks the MAN FROM RENO

I love a film set in the same San Francisco that I inhabit. Nothing against the Golden Gate Bridge, Coit Tower, or Alcatraz, but I spend most of my time … Continue reading

April 16, 2015 · Leave a comment
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