“ROAD TO NOWHERE”: AN INTERVIEW WITH SCREENWRITER STEVEN GAYDOS

I caught up with writer, Steven Gaydos to discuss the birth, life and staying- power of “Road to Nowhere,” and to ponder how such a goth-inflected mind-boggler emerged from the pen of Variety’s finest…



Posted on August 3, 2011 by

INSANELY POPULAR: H.P. LOVECRAFT AND “THE WHISPERER IN DARKNESS”

2011 FANTASIA FILM FESTIVAL SELECTION! Director Sean Branney and producers Andrew Lehman and David Robertson on “The Whisperer in Darkness” and the enduring appeal of H.P. Lovecraft…



Posted on July 26, 2011 by

“MOUNTAIN MEN ON THE MAKE”: A CHAT WITH BURKE ROBERTS

As a film critic and journalist, I often catch some cinematic diamonds in the rough before the public sees them. Last week, I got a sneak peek at the latest from underground film messiah Burke Roberts…



Posted on July 25, 2011 by

“HARVEST” – AN INTERVIEW WITH FILMMAKER MARC MEYERS

Marc Meyers arrived at filmmaking by way of playwriting. Meyers’ second feature, “Harvest,” follows ordinary people going about the business of living and dying…



Posted on July 21, 2011 by

TRUTH IS STRANGER THAN FICTION: AN INTERVIEW WITH “CROPSEY” FILMMAKER JOSH ZEMAN

Zeman and Brancaccio are like a 2-person “Scooby-Doo” team, so of course I jumped at the opportunity to interview co-director Josh Zeman about their film “Cropsey”…



Posted on June 27, 2011 by

THROUGH A GLASS BRIGHTLY: VIDEO ARTS LEGEND DARA BIRNBAUM

Film Threat caught up with Birnbaum at her New York studio to discuss her work and her views of contemporary video arts and experimental filmmaking…



Posted on June 23, 2011 by

DARK HORSE: INTERVIEW WITH CINDY MEEHL AND BUCK BRANNAMAN

Cindy Meehl and Buck Brannaman talk about on “Buck,” an extraordinary documentary and one of the best films at this year’s Seattle International Film Festival…



Posted on June 11, 2011 by

JAY MILES LEADS THE CONQUEST OF YOUTUBE

So you want your YouTube video to look good and stand out? Jay Miles offers how-to YouTube-friendly advice for filmmakers…



Posted on June 2, 2011 by

SPINDRIFT: CLASSIC SOUNDTRACKS VOL. 1

Living up to everything that the concept of neo-psychedelica promises, Spindrift composes fictional soundtracks in search of imaginary films. Think Peckinpah. Think Morricone. Add a dash of Corman and you get Spindrift…



Posted on May 30, 2011 by

TO HELLMAN AND BACK ON THE “ROAD TO NOWHERE”

Monte Hellman hardly merits an introduction. My words cannot do him justice. No aspiring director should be allowed to pick up a movie camera without seeing “Two-Lane Blacktop”…



Posted on May 16, 2011 by

“SCRAPPER”: A CHAT WITH FILMMAKER STEPHAN WASSMANN

I found Wassmann to be an interesting cat. Here was a guy fluent in Noam Chomsky who also could slam Budweisers with the toughest hombres in the military. He had the two qualities I appreciate in my associates: guts and brains…



Posted on May 9, 2011 by

AND NOW WITHOUT “CEREMONY”: AN INTERVIEW WITH FILMMAKER MAX WINKLER

“Ceremony” may be Max Winkler’s debut into feature filmmaking, but as this highly provocative narrative indicates, Winkler is no stranger to the cryptic and unexpected…



Posted on April 27, 2011 by

BASTARD SON OF A PRODIGAL SON: INTERVIEW ON “THE COMPLETE HISTORY OF THE RETURN OF THE LIVING DEAD”

The story behind Romero’s “Dead” series, as grand as it is, has become overwritten. Authors Christian Sellers and Gary Smart consider an unsung offshoot, the “Return of the Living Dead” series…



Posted on March 30, 2011 by

GORE-GEOUS: INTERVIEW WITH “I SAW THE DEVIL” DIRECTOR KIM JEE-WOON

With translator in tow to cut through the language barrier, Kim Jee-woon promotes his supremely scary film before its stateside release in March…



Posted on March 4, 2011 by

THE SUNDANCE KID IS BACK: INTERVIEW WITH FILMMAKER ARI GOLD

Ari’s comedy, “Adventures of Power,” which premiered at Sundance during the “year of the bankruptcies” and is finally out on DVD/VOD, is about air-drumming and the American Dream. Coincidentally, this article is about the movie and the American Dream…



Posted on February 17, 2011 by

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