L'Etrange 2012 Interview: CITADEL Director Ciaran Foy on Surviving the Violent Attack That Inspired His Film

Normally, introductions by directors at film festivals are, at best, short, polite and a little funny and at worst, over-long, awkward and dull. But Ciaran Foy's brief introduction to Citadel at L'Etrange festival was something different altogether. Here, Foy explained... More »
By Brian Clark   

FrightFest 2012 Interview: [VIDEO] Eoin Macken & Brian Fortune On THE INSIDE

This year's Film4 FrightFest boasted more movies and more guests than any year in the festival's history, with someone in attendence to represent and discuss almost every film being screened throughout the 5-day horror extravaganza. Besides the in-theatre Q&As, and... More »
By James Marsh   

INTERVIEW: Chatting With Eric Cherry, Founder Of The New Australian Anime Distributing Company Hanabee

April this year saw the launch of Hanabee, a new anime distributor in Australia. I have since caught up with the company's founder and CEO Eric Cherry and talked to him about anime titles, anime distribution and anime fans.  I... More »
By Hugo Ozman   

The Butcher's Block: Paul Davis And HIM, INDOORS Are Coming To Kill You

You may remember the name Paul Davis. Awhile back he made a minor stir by landing his Beware The Moon documentary onto the latest dvd/bluray release of the classic John Landis film An American Werewolf In London. While it was... More »
By Sean Smithson   

Daniel Radcliffe Talks THE WOMAN IN BLACK

Yesterday afternoon I had the chance to sit down with Daniel Radcliffe, star of the new Hammer / Alliance co-production The Woman In Black.In person he's a bundle of energy, quick with a smile or deprecating joke, but never lacking... More »
By Jason Gorber   

Wolves in Sheep Clothing (Genre as Sartorial Satire): Robin Hardy talks the Legacy of The Wicker Man the Timing of The Wicker Tree, and 40 years of History

It has indeed been nearly 40 years since the release of the British cult film about cults: The Wicker Man.  Director Robin Hardy has a fairly sparse resume in the ensuing years, only a single film, and a single... More »
By Kurt Halfyard   

Director & Stuntman Nash Edgerton Talks SPIDER Sequel BEAR, His Work With David Michôd, And How Stunts Tell Stories!

Nash Edgerton is one of the most exciting cats in filmmaking today. It's strange to still call him upcoming, but while his style is signature; his videos insanely viral; his fans among the most famous; and his mark on indie... More »
By Simon de Bruyn   

A Cavalcade of Franchise Talent Talk All Things HARRY POTTER

[A final thank you to Diva Velez for her coverage from the Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows Part Two DVD release at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter theme park in Orlando, Florida. What follows are highlight from the... More »
By Diva Vélez   


[Once again thanks goes to Diva Velez for the following interview with four-time Harry Potter helmer, David Yates, which took place in early November during the Harry Potter & The Deathly Hallows Part Two DVD press conference at the Wizarding... More »
By Diva Vélez   

Warwick Davis Talks HARRY POTTER & New Show LIFE'S TOO SHORT

[A hearty thank you to the Diva Velez, aka The Lady Miz Diva, for the following interview with Star Wars/Harry Potter veteran Warwick Davis. This interview was conducted during the press conference for the DVD release of 'Harry Potter And... More »
By Diva Vélez   

Interview: CALVET Director Dominic Allan

Earlier this year at the Edinburgh International Film Festival I had the chance to see Calvet (read my review here), a powerful and gripping documentary about a French painter called Jean Marc Calvet who turned his troubled life around. It... More »
By Ross Miller   

Director Nick Hamm Talks Music, Failure, Comedy, and KILLING BONO

"I was very much a part of that world." Nick Hamm's Killing Bono provides an insider's view of the UK music scene in the late 70s and 80s, as U2 ascended into the stratosphere, leaving their high school compatriots... More »
By Peter Martin   

FILM INTERNATIONAL (VOL. 9, NO. 3): Positioning Cinephilia; Taking a Stance with Jonathan Rosenbaum

I'm pleased to announce the publication of my interview with Jonathan Rosenbaum in the current issue of Film International (Vol. 9, No. 3). An excerpt of this transcript was published earlier on Twitch. Cross-published on The Evening Class.... More »
By Michael Guillen   

FANDOR: SLEEP FURIOUSLY (2008): Interview With Jonathan Marlow

On Friday, July 29, 2011, Fandor presented the digital premiere of the acclaimed Welsh documentary sleep furiously (2008) in coordination with its U.S. theatrical release. sleep furiously debuted in the UK last year, receiving overwhelming praise from British critics and... More »
By Michael Guillen   

ARKHAM SANITARIUM: The Director Speaks And Reveals The First Trailer

[Our thanks to Dejan Ognjanovic for conducting the following interview.]We have covered upcoming indie feature Arkham Sanitarium a fair bit already and now that shooting of the film is over, its director Andrew Morgan is subjected to a torturous examination... More »
By Todd Brown   

A frank chat with Kevin Lewis, author and script writer of THE KID

It was a real treat to interview the humble and positive Kevin Lewis whose newest book The Scent of a Killer is out now. The Kid hits stores in Australia on 27/06/2011.  The Kid is a very difficult watch, initially,... More »

SXSW 2011: Sean Hogan and Simon Rumley Talk LITTLE DEATHS

Three fiercely independent filmmakers met at Fantastic Fest in 2006 and that meeting eventually led to their making a movie together. Their psycho-horror anthology flick Little Deaths kicked off the SxFantastic sidebar in rousing fashion at SXSW last night, with... More »
By Peter Martin   


Thirteen years in the making, Craig McCall's documentary profile of cinematographer Jack Cardiff reveals an impassioned artist who literally painted with light and dramatically transformed the art form of cinematography through his chiaroscuric B&W lighting and his early experiments in... More »
By Michael Guillen   


When he's not busy scripting Hollywood blockbusters for the likes of Alex Proyas and Scott Derrickson, UK based screenwriter Stuart Hazeldine is wringing his hands menacingly and plotting his own directorial career. Allusions to cartoonish super-villainy aside, Hazeldine has crafted... More »

Alan Clarke and Alkaseltzer - A Conversation with DOWN TERRACE's Ben Wheatley

Winning accolades and fans across the festival circuit for the past year, and comparisons to material as far and wide as Ken Loach and The Sopranos (although in all fairness it is neither of those things, more like deader-than-deadpan Coen... More »
By Kurt Halfyard   
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