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Interview: Adam Collis shares his experiences making the AZ film “CAR DOGS”

We recently sat down with Adam Collis, Director and Producer of the upcoming Arizona film "Car Dogs"   What makes this film special, besides being filmed entirely in Arizona, is that it was made in partnership with the Arizona State University Spark Program.  This program utilized a number of ASU students and interns in the [...]

By |March 18th, 2017|Interviews|0 Comments

Programming Director for the International Horror & Sci-Fi Film Festival

What is a film festival like? How do the films get selected? Do the actors and directors ever show up? Is there enough variety? Programming Director for the IHSFF, Monte Yazzie, fills us in on what to expect at one of the premier events in Phoenix, running April 6th through 13th! PLUS, we have a [...]

By |March 17th, 2017|Interviews|0 Comments

Interview: Director John Madden Discusses Our Fascination With “Miss Sloane”

Leading up to the release of the new political thriller, “Miss Sloane” this December 9th, we had the opportunity to sit down with Director John Madden and discuss his latest film.  You may recognize Madden from his previous movies such as “The Debt”, “Proof”, and “Shakespeare in Love.” We talked about his collaboration process with [...]

By |December 8th, 2016|Interviews|1 Comment

Interview: Darrin Butters, Character Animator on Disney’s “Moana”

Disney’s latest animated tentpole, "Moana", is opening this Thanksgiving weekend.  The story follows a young Polynesian girl and  her journey across the ocean to enlist the help of demi-god MAUI (played by Dwayne 'THE ROCK' Johnson)  I had the opportunity to sit down with another reporter and interview Darrin Butters, one of the character animators [...]

By |November 22nd, 2016|Interviews, News & Articles|0 Comments

Interview: Haley Lu Richardson Shares What Makes “The Edge of Seventeen” Feel So Authentic

e were recently part of a roundtable interview with fellow Arizona Native, Haley Lu Richardson, who co-stars in the just released “The Edge of Seventeen” A Teen-dramedy that may appear to rehash familiar storylines but is actually delightfully fresh.  It’s a very touching story that pairs a great script with a perfect cast.  We highly recommend [...]

By |November 20th, 2016|Interviews, News & Articles|0 Comments

Director Nicolas Winding Refn Discusses the Symbolism within “The Neon Demon”

How often have you sat in a theatre watching a unique film unfold and thought, "I wish I could ask the director about THAT scene!"?  Nicolas Winding Refn's "The Neon Demon" invoked similar feelings in us as it's loaded with beautiful visuals, graphic horror, and drenched in symbolism.  With its release on Amazon Prime this [...]

By |November 4th, 2016|Interviews, News & Articles|0 Comments

Man of Action’s Joe Casey Serves Up Details on the Upcoming “Officer Downe” Film Adaptation

We recently had the opportunity to interrogate Man of Action's Joe Casey on both his original comic and the upcoming film adaptation, "Officer Downe."  This uber-violent tale of justice revolves around an unkillable LAPD officer who is repeatedly resurrected and returned to duty.   Not exactly a zombie, and not exactly a human, Downe is an [...]

By |October 31st, 2016|Interviews|0 Comments

Simon Helberg discusses his performance in “Florence Foster Jenkins”

The "Big Bang Theory" star dishes on his delightful performance in the new film adaptation of  "Florence Foster Jenkins"    This film is a hilarious and touching take on the New York City socialite whose passion for singing was just as strong as her voice was bad.  Shielded by a supportive husband and surrounded by [...]

By |August 11th, 2016|Interviews|0 Comments

Interview with James Schamus, the writer/director of ‘Indignation’

James Schamus owns an extensive list of impressive credits.  He wrote “The Ice Storm” (1997), co-wrote “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon” (2000) and produced “Brokeback Mountain” (2005) and “Suffragette” (2015), and now, he directed his first feature film, “Indignation” (2016). “Indignation” is a superbly-crafted drama about boy-meets-girl on an Ohio college campus in 1951, and Mr. [...]

By |August 5th, 2016|Interviews|0 Comments

Mike Birbiglia and Chris Gethard sit down and chat about ‘Don’t Think Twice’

In the world of show business, very, very few performers actually hit reach the biggest stages, and most budding comedians do not achieve their dreams.  Opening in movie theatres later this summer, “Don’t Think Twice” – written and directed by comedian Mike Birbiglia – stars six comics of a fictional New York City improv troupe [...]

By |August 2nd, 2016|Interviews|0 Comments