Writer-Director Todd Rohal Talks THE CATECHISM CATACLYSM

Todd Rohal's The Catechism Cataclysm is one wondrously strange animal, a drily absurd road comedy set in a canoe. Eastbound And Down's Steve Little stars as quite possibly the world's worst Catholic priest on a trip to find himself, a... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Ron Perlman Talks BUNRAKU And...PACIFIC RIM?

Ron Perlman is an actor whose face is immediately recognizable by even the most casual cinema fan. His performances in a wide range of films such as QUEST FOR FIRE, CRONOS, THE CITY OF LOST CHILDREN, ALIEN: RESURRECTION, BLADE 2,... More »
  

FANTASIA 2011: Interview With Mario DeGiglio-Bellemare

Back during the 13th edition of the San Francisco Silent Film Festival, while researching Tod Browning's The Unknown (1927), I chanced upon Mario DeGiglio-Bellemare's provocative essay " 'Even a Man Who is Pure in Heart': Filmic Horror, Popular Religion and... More »
  

Interview: SUPER Writer-Director James Gunn

Writer-director-actor-comic fan-narrative game designer James Gunn's Super hits DVD, Blu-Ray, and VOD via IFC films this week. We thought we'd speak with the man behind Slither, and the scripts for Dawn of the Dead and Scooby Doo about his bent... More »
  

GANDU's Indian Public Premiere: A Conversation With Q

Life has been a whirlwind adventure lately for Gandu director, Q. His magnificent breakthrough feature premiered less than a year ago at New York's South Asian International Film Festival, where Q earned a Best Director Award.  In the time since,... More »
By J Hurtado   
  

An Interview With YAKUZA WEAPON Star And Co-director, Tak Sakaguchi

[And as promised, Diva Velez's interview with YAKUZA WEAPON star/co-writer/co-director, Tak Sakaguchi, which is being cross-published at The Diva Review.]  The Lady Miz Diva:  Welcome back to the New York Asian Film Festival and Japan Cuts. You're returning with the... More »
  

An Interview with YAKUZA WEAPON Co-Director, Yudai Yamaguchi

[Yakuza Weapon, the latest from Versus writer and Battlefield Baseball director Yudai Yamaguchi and Sushi Typhoon madman Tak Sakaguchi screened two weekends back as a part of Japan Cuts and NYAFF and just last night at Fantasia. We now present... More »
  

SEPTIEN Director Michael Tully On Crafting His Southern Gothic Vision

Michael Tully has been a regular fixture in the independent film scene since the beginning of the last decade, supporting David Gordon Green in the making of George Washington. In that time, he's directed three features of his own, including... More »
  

NYAFF 2011: An Interview With Yoshimasa Ishibashi, Director Of MILOCRORZE: A LOVE STORY

[A highlight of the 10th anniversary NYAFF, Yoshimasa Ishibashi's Milocrorze: A Love Story also plays as the centerpiece film at Japan Cuts, this Sunday, July 10th. Once again, we thank the Lady Miz Diva for sharing this interview with us,... More »
  

Takashi Miike talks '13 ASSASSINS' and More...

UPDATE - NOW WITH MORE ANSWERS! I am indebted to Christian Storms, Miike's translator, for he did not have technical difficulties, thus he had the full recording. And you have all the answers now. We got the opportunity to talk to... More »
  

Graffiti, Submarines and Hali-wood: Jason Eisener and Rob Cotterill talk Hobo with A Shotgun

During their whirlwind tour of Word-of-Mouth screenings for their debut feature, Hobo With A A Shotgun, Director Jason Eisener and Producer Rob Cotterill managed to shoot the proverbial shit with me just prior to the first screening in Montreal.  Full of enthusiasm... More »
  

Shera Bechard Talks SWEET KARMA

When Andrew Thomas Hunt's gritty revenge thriller Sweet Karma rolled to Austin's Fantastic Fest 2009 following a premiere at Montreal's Fantasia Festival it was a textbook story of what festival play can do for a low budget film. Produced on... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Interview: Birdemic Writer-Directer James Nguyen

Speaking with Birdemic: Shock and Terror writer-director James Nguyen, the first thing that strikes you is that no one is more excited about his film than Mr. Nguyen. From our conversation it's clear that whatever the merits of his films,... More »
  

THE CATECHISM CATACLYSM Presents A Conversation Between Steve Little And Robert Longstreet.

It's not every day that the stars of a movie interview each other about their respective roles in the picture and yet that is precisely what Steve Little and Robert Longstreet, the stars of Todd Rohal's The Catechism Cataclysm, have... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Screenwriter Yoshiki Takahashi Talks COLD FISH

[Our great thanks to Jason Gray for conducting and sharing the following interview with Cold Fish co-writer Yoshiki Takahashi. You can find this piece and more on Jason's blog here.]Ahead of the January 29 Japanese release of Nikkatsu/Sushi Typhoon title... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Sundance 2011: Calvin Lee Reeder Talks THE OREGONIAN

After turning heads around the globe with a string of bizarre, perplexing short films director Calvin Lee Reeder makes his feature debut at Sundance 2011 with The Oregonian. We had the chance to talk with Reeder about his latest cinematic... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

A quick catch up with Metalocolypse co-creator Brendon Small!

Adult Swim's Metalocolypse season 3 was recently released in Australia on DVD and Bluray thanks to Madman. Luckily Brendon Small, the co-creator flew down here to do some fun promotion, jamming with a Dethklok tribute band and trying to see... More »
  

Fantastic Fest 2010: Interview with Roger & Julie Corman

It may well be two long months since the orgy of awesome that was Fantastic Fest 2010, but just this morning I stumbled across a long-thought-lost piece of audio from that momentous week in Austin, Texas. Namely, the conversation... More »
  

HUNKS OF HORROR: SHARKTOPUS (2010): Interview With Kerem Bürsin

S-11, the Navy's shark/octopus genetic hybrid was supposed to be its next super weapon; but, instead, it got away from them during a Santa Monica show of force, swam south to Puerto Vallarta, and became the SyFy Channel original... More »
  

Fantastic Fest 2010 - AGNOSIA Interview

Director Eugenio Mira, and his lead actor,  Eduardo Noriega (The Devil's Backbone, Tesis, open Your Eyes) were kind enough to sit down with us after the world premiere of their film Agnosia, and discuss this wondrous example of Magical... More »
  
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