Why YOU should check out the 2021 Phoenix Film Festival and International Horror & Sci-Fi Festival

With the Phoenix Film Festival and International Horror & Sci-Fi Festival kicking off in a few days, we reached out to the respective program directors, Jason Carney and Monte Yazzie to ask what people can expect from this annual cinephiles feast! What would you say to someone who is interested but hasn't been to a [...]

By |2021-08-08T19:09:54-07:00August 8th, 2021|Interviews, News & Articles|0 Comments

Interview with Jacob Shea, Composer for BBC’s “Seven Worlds, One Planet”

Greetings, fellow film fans! This week I was able to the composer Jacob Shea, whose credits include many of the BBC documentary nature series like Blue Planet II, Planet Earth II, and their most recent Seven Worlds, One Planet. We talked about how he got started, his process, and his collaboration with the infamous Hans Zimmer. If you haven't listened [...]

By |2020-01-20T14:05:22-07:00January 20th, 2020|Interviews|0 Comments

Interview with Alfonso G Aguilar, Composer of the Netflix Animated Feature “Klaus”

Alfonso G Aguilar is a great composer that is just now getting notoriety with his brilliant score for Netflix's Klaus. I had the great opportunity to interview him over Skype. He currently resides in Spain. D: How did you get into the film scoring business? A: I've been studying music since I remember. Since I was a [...]

By |2019-12-19T16:07:00-07:00December 19th, 2019|Interviews|0 Comments

Interview with Thomasin McKenzie of “Jojo Rabbit”

We recently sat down with the charming lead actress of "JoJo Rabbit", Thomasin McKenzie.  We discussed what it was like working with an already amazing line of directors, and if she had any hesitation taking on the subject matter of Taika’s latest comedy.  Some may remember Thomasin from 2018’s “Leave No Trace” with Ben Foster.  [...]

By |2019-10-30T17:38:33-07:00October 30th, 2019|Interviews, News & Articles|0 Comments

Interview: Eugenio Derbez on “Dora and the Lost City of Gold”

Eugenio Derbes has been a staple in Mexican pop culture for years.  Besides his numerous tv and film roles, he’s done the Spanish dubbing for Donkey in the Shrek films, voices Glen in both Angry Birds movies, and is attached to voice the lead character in the upcoming Speedy Gonzales movie. Earlier this week, in [...]

By |2019-08-09T15:35:29-07:00August 9th, 2019|Interviews, Reviews|0 Comments

Joe Berlinger discusses his “Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil, and Vile” Ted Bundy Film

Joe Berlinger has a notable history in True Crime films.  He's written, directed, and produced some of the most iconic films in the genre, including the "Paradise Lost" trilogy which eventually led to the release of three unjustly imprisoned teenagers.   An interesting set of circumstances led to him creating two (very different) Ted Bundy films, [...]

By |2019-04-30T23:26:18-07:00April 30th, 2019|Interviews, News & Articles|0 Comments

Interview: John Lee Hancock & John Fusco discuss “The Highwaymen”

Netflix's latest feature, “The Highwaymen”, tells the story of Bonnie and Clyde’s demise through the eyes of the two former Texas Rangers that tracked them down. It’s a fascinating and vastly different experience from the 1967 “Bonnie and Clyde” classic. I and a handful of other journalists spoke with Director John Lee Hancock and Writer [...]

By |2019-03-19T17:38:33-07:00March 19th, 2019|Interviews, News & Articles|1 Comment

Interview with “The Empire STRIPS Back” creator Russall Beattie

If you've ever longed for naked Jedi, you'll love this interview with Russall Beattie, the creator of “The Empire Strips Back”, a traveling burlesque extravaganza that will be premiering in Arizona on April 2nd! TCF:                       The first question I'm sure you get all the time is, "how did you come up with the idea?", but [...]

By |2019-03-14T15:20:23-07:00March 14th, 2019|Interviews, News & Articles|0 Comments

Interview: Michelle Robinson – “Ralph Breaks the Internet”

  The sequel to "Wreck-it Ralph", Ralph Breaks the Internet, is out in theaters now! (You can read our review HERE) Just prior to its release we had a quick chat with Michelle Robinson who was the  “Character Look Development Supervisor” for the movie.  Michelle has a long history with Disney Animation and has worked on [...]

By |2019-03-11T17:02:06-07:00November 23rd, 2018|Interviews, News & Articles|0 Comments

Interview: Bo Burnham ponders on Technology, Social Media, and the Horrors of “Eighth Grade”

Youtube personality, turned stand-up comedian, turned Writer/Director, Bo Burnham, has crafted a coming-of-age story about an 8th Grade girl struggling with defining her identity.   There are many "coming-of-age" films out there, but "Eighth Grade" stands apart.  Its insight not only into the life of a middle-schooler but the impact social media plays in their lives.   [...]

By |2019-03-11T17:02:21-07:00July 22nd, 2018|Interviews, News & Articles|0 Comments