Interviews

NEWS……FATHER OF INVENTION…..TRESPASS……..WEST SIDE STORY……AND MORE……

NEWS……FATHER OF INVENTION…..TRESPASS……..WEST SIDE STORY……AND MORE……

| October 10, 2011

WEST SIDE STORY MGM’s exhilarating West Side Story, the iconic Oscar®-winning film, celebrates its 50th anniversary this year with its memorizing songs and electric dance numbers by reaching a whole new generation of fans. Song classics “Somewhere” and “Something’s Coming” were recently featured on the hit Fox show Glee with additional songs from West Side […]

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Director Daron Ker Discusses His Work & The Future of Film in Cambodia

Director Daron Ker Discusses His Work & The Future of Film in Cambodia

| October 10, 2011

Documentary filmmaking has brought Daron Ker to tremendous points, from returning to his homeland of Cambodia for the first time since he was a child to the depths of biker culture and the life of the Fryed Brothers. With a rich background and a unique vista that comes through in his filmmaking and sheds light […]

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NEWS…..BIRD IN THE AIR….JANE GOODALL…..JERRY LEWIS…..AND MORE….

NEWS…..BIRD IN THE AIR….JANE GOODALL…..JERRY LEWIS…..AND MORE….

| September 23, 2011

BIRD OF THE AIR – in limited release on September 23 A sassy parrot and a free-spirited librarian upend the well-ordered life of a solitary man. Lyman (Jackson Hurst) is a loner, working the graveyard shift for the Courtesy Patrol. When a green parrot flies in to his trailer he becomes obsessed with finding its […]

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NEWS…..DRIVE, TUCKER & DALE, JANIE JONES, TEXAS KILLING FIELDS, BOSS AND MORE…..

NEWS…..DRIVE, TUCKER & DALE, JANIE JONES, TEXAS KILLING FIELDS, BOSS AND MORE…..

| September 7, 2011

DRIVE hits theaters Sept. 16 Breakout Danish director Nicolas Winding Refn (THE PUSHER Trilogy, BRONSON, VALHALLA RISING) throttles into the Hollywood fast lane with the precision-crafted action caper DRIVE. Ryan Gosling stars as a Los Angeles wheelman for hire, stunt driving for movie productions by day and steering getaway vehicles for armed heists by night. […]

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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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