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Tag Archives: Thriller

Sweet Dreams, Wes Craven

I can’t believe I will never be able to interview Wes Craven again.  I can’t believe it’s been 10 years since I spoke to him for RED EYE. A master … Continue reading

August 31, 2015 · Leave a comment

How to Wield A CANDLESTICK

It takes a great deal of moxie to begin a film by referencing Hitchcock in both title sequence and score, but director/co-writer Christopher Presswell’s CANDLESTICK does just that, and then, … Continue reading

April 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

Liam Neeson and Son RUN ALL NIGHT

There is a reason that there is a rigid formula for Liam Neeson action films:  it has a tendency to hit more than it misses.  In RUN ALL NIGHT, the … Continue reading

March 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

Perry Blackshear, MacLeod Andrews & Evan Dumouchel Insist that THEY LOOK LIKE PEOPLE

  THEY LOOK LIKE PEOPLE is a first-rate existential horror film, as well as a psychological thriller. I got the same vibe watching it that I had gotten watching PI and BRICK, the … Continue reading

February 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

Avoid THE LOFT

The true test of a mystery is if, after the mechanics of the misdirection are revealed, those mechanics are as impressive as the misdirection itself. In THE LOFT, this is … Continue reading

January 31, 2015 · Leave a comment

A MOST VIOLENT YEAR for Oscar Isaac

Sometimes in an interview there’s a defining line. And in talking to Oscar Isaac about JC Chandor’s A MOST VIOLENT YEAR on December 5, 2014, it came towards the end … Continue reading

January 15, 2015 · Leave a comment