Interviews

A Return to BOOGIE NIGHTS

By at December 25, 2014 | 2:18 pm | 0 Comment

A Return to BOOGIE NIGHTS

With each new Paul Thomas Anderson film, admirers of the PTA catalog inevitably look back, make comparisons, and track the maturation of a relatively short, unusually creative movie career. And Boogie Nights often surfaces as the true birth of that career -- Anderson's second feature is my personal favorite and possibly the best film of the 1990s. If a movie could be more...

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Breaking Down the Madness: Our Interview with COMPLIANCE Writer-Director Craig Zobel

By at August 30, 2012 | 10:31 pm | 1 Comments

Breaking Down the Madness: Our Interview with COMPLIANCE Writer-Director Craig Zobel

It's tough to tell if filmmaker Craig Zobel knew what he was getting himself into. He knew of news stories about seemingly reasonable people who had committed unreasonable acts, who had followed orders over the phone from an imposter posing as a police offer. In an effort to answer some of his own pesky questions about such activity -- you can imagine the famous Milgram more...

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IFFB 2012: Live with Todd Solondz and DARK HORSE

By at April 30, 2012 | 11:43 pm | 1 Comments

IFFB 2012: Live with Todd Solondz and DARK HORSE

For a guy with such a delicate voice, soft features and big eyeglasses, you'd never think Todd Solondz could piss off so many people. But with themes of rape, molestation, race and disability lining his repertoire of uniquely uncomfortable films -- Welcome to the Dollhouse, Happiness, Palindromes -- Solondz has his angry detractors. His latest film, Dark Horse, more...

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The Secrets Behind HBO’s New Series LUCK

By at January 29, 2012 | 5:59 pm | 0 Comment

The Secrets Behind HBO’s New Series LUCK

Tonight, HBO premieres what could be the next great slang-slinging, tough-guy television drama: Luck, based in and around life at the racetrack, complete with dreamers, losers, and messed-up characters of the highest order. The man behind the show is one of the great tough-guy slang slingers in modern Hollywood history, David Milch, known for filling the small screen with more...

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