Interviews

Wayne Newton and I talk about Hoodwinked Too, Vegas Vacation, and the Mob Bosses

Wayne Newton and I talk about Hoodwinked Too, Vegas Vacation, and the Mob Bosses

| August 23, 2011

A few weeks ago, as I was constantly refreshing my email, I came across a subject line that caught my eye: Hoodwinked Too: Hood versus Evil – Wayne Newton interview. While I quickly verified that it was “the” Wayne Newton, I sent off my address for the DVD of Hoodwinked Too. In the film, Wayne […]

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NEWS…FIREFLY SHORTS, WE WERE HERE, TANNER HALL (trailer) AND TRESPASS

NEWS…FIREFLY SHORTS, WE WERE HERE, TANNER HALL (trailer) AND TRESPASS

| August 20, 2011

FIREFLY PREMIERES AWARD-WINNING SHORT FILMS ON SHORTSHD CHANNEL Films feature Ron Perlman, Eric Stoltz, and director Seth Gordon Throughout August, three festival-winning short films by Firefly: Theater & Films (www.fireflyinc.com) will air on ShortsHD (www.shortsHD.com), the first high definition channel dedicated to short movies. ShortsHD is available on DIRECTV (Channel 568), Dish Network (Channel 375), […]

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NEWS……BLACK HARVEST FILM FEST, THE BIG LEBOWSKI, HYDE PARK ON THE HUDSON, SCARFACE AND MORE……..

NEWS……BLACK HARVEST FILM FEST, THE BIG LEBOWSKI, HYDE PARK ON THE HUDSON, SCARFACE AND MORE……..

| August 9, 2011

17TH ANNUAL BLACK HARVEST INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF FILM AND VIDEO The 17th Annual Black Harvest International Festival of Film and Video is in full swing and will run through September 1 at the Gene Siskel Film Center, downtown Chicago. It is the Midwest’s largest festival of the Black experience on film and will feature filmmakers […]

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NEWS… Star Wars: Blu-ray Early Access App.

NEWS… Star Wars: Blu-ray Early Access App.

| August 9, 2011

Before Star Wars: The Complete Saga on Blu-ray hits shelves on September 16, fans can get a sneak peek at the 40+ hours of bonus footage on the Blu-ray collection through the Star Wars Blu-ray: Early Access App. The App, available for all iDevices including the iPad and iPhone highlights a sampling of bonus materials […]

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Gay producer Theodore James

Gay producer Theodore James

| August 7, 2011

Sawyer J Lahr interviewed openly gay documentary producer of the HBO Documentary Superheroes. Theodore James (I Owe USA, Wordplay, Square Roots: The Story of Sponge Bob) answered some tough questions about being an openly gay documentary producer who makes movies for everybody. Why make I Owe USA, Wordplay, and Superheroes instead of say a coming […]

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How to Sell Your Own Damn Movie, Why Piracy is Good, and My New Best Friend. My Hour with Lloyd Kaufman

How to Sell Your Own Damn Movie, Why Piracy is Good, and My New Best Friend. My Hour with Lloyd Kaufman

| July 31, 2011

Discovering Troma Films during my adolescence, I can safely say the infamous and often bizarre works from the company still find a home on my Netflix queue. When I found out I had the opportunity to not only review the new book from Troma founder, Lloyd Kaufman, but interview him, I jumped for joy. Sell […]

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NEWS…….TCM’S LOW-BUDGET HITS, LAST CIRCUS, AVENGERS, ACORN MEDIA AND MORE……

NEWS…….TCM’S LOW-BUDGET HITS, LAST CIRCUS, AVENGERS, ACORN MEDIA AND MORE……

| July 25, 2011

TCM OFFERS 10 FAVORITE LOW-BUDGET SCIENCE FICTION FILMS FOR SUMMER VIEWING As summer blockbusters invade theaters across the country, Turner Classic Movies (TCM) has unveiled a list of movies that show how popular and critical success doesn’t require multi-million-dollar budgets. TCM’s 10 Favorite Low-Budget Science Fiction Films is a celebration of what can happen when […]

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Torchwood: Miracle Day – Conference Call

Torchwood: Miracle Day – Conference Call

| July 15, 2011

Excerpts from a conference call with Russell T. Davies, John Barrowman, Eve Myles, Alexa Havins, and members of the press. What inspired you [Russell T. Davies] to write about this theme of never-ending death? Russell T. Davies: It was kind of like an old idea that’s been in my head for years, possibly about a […]

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Talking with Julian Schnabel about Miral

Talking with Julian Schnabel about Miral

| July 13, 2011

A few days ago I had the opportunity to interview one of my favorite contemporary directors, Julian Schnabel, about his latest film, Miral. The visionary director’s new film tells the story of a young Palestinian girl growing up during the Arab-Isreali conflict. Lead by Frieda Pinto, the film’s Arab narrative is another great chapter in […]

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NEWS – DALLAS, [REC] 2, LEGEND QUEST, COPPOLA, HARRY POTTER….AND MORE……

NEWS – DALLAS, [REC] 2, LEGEND QUEST, COPPOLA, HARRY POTTER….AND MORE……

| July 9, 2011

TNT Greenlights New Series DALLAS – TNT to Unveil Special Sneak Preview of DALLAS Monday, July 11, during season premieres of THE CLOSER and RIZZOLI & ISLES New DALLAS Stars Josh Henderson, Jesse Metcalfe, Jordana Brewster, Julie Gonzalo and Brenda Strong, Along with the Return of TV Icons Larry Hagman, Patrick Duffy and Linda Gray […]

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