Álvaro Rodríguez is a screenwriter, best known for his collaborations with his cousin, Robert Rodriguez. Most notably, Álvaro is the writer of From Dusk Till Dawn 3: The Hangman’s Daughter (1999); co-writer of Shorts (2009) and Machete (2010); and a writer on the first two seasons of the television series From Dusk Till Dawn (2014-15). His forthcoming projects Last Rampage (2017) and You, Mine are...[Read More]
Robin Swicord is a screenwriter, best known for literary adaptations, including Little Women (1994); Matilda (1996); Practical Magic (1998); Memoirs of a Geisha (2005); and an Academy Award winning take on F. Scott Fitzgerald’s short story The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008). She is also the writer-director of The Jane Austen Book Club (2007) and the newly released Wakefield (2016) starrin...[Read More]
A while back I had the opportunity to join a virtual roundtable with the director’s of Tangled, Nathan Greno, Byron Howard. Below is the transcript from that interview.
Tonight press was invited to a virtual round table with director Jon Turteltaub in support of the release of The Sorcerer’s Apprentice. It’s apparent from the conversation the man loves movies, and loves making them even more. Although, I envy him for the set item he took home… Have a read what he has to say.
This morning journalists were invited to a virtual round table with Oscar winner, writer, and Pixar employee Michael Arndt in support of the upcoming release of TOY STORY 3 on Blu-ray and DVD. Check out what he had to say: Q: Were you given any specific restrictions for the characters or the plot that you had to work within? Michael Arndt: This was — to me — the most amazing thing abou...[Read More]
Today’s interview goes behind the camera with writer/producer Craig Miller. Craig Miller has over 150 credits as a writer/producer and started as a publicist working for George Lucas on Star Wars. Craig is credited what is now called Fan Based Marketing or Niche Marketing. Craig knows how to build word-of-mouth momentum to get people into the theaters or in front of their televisions.
For the second audio interview from Polaris 24 Alaina Huffman steps into the spotlight. Alaina can be seen currently starring in StarGate Universe as Lt. Tamara Johnson.
Eye Crave Network took in this long running Toronto SF Con that took place from July 16-18. Previously known as Toronto Trek, the convention was renamed to Polaris in 2007. This was done to recognize that the convention had branched out from its original Star Trek roots in 1986 when the Con first started. Over time it has become a convention that celebrates all genres of science fiction and fanta...[Read More]
On August 28th I was invited to the underground gym where a giant trains. Arranged through a simple Facebook friend request and several back and forth messages I met with this giant who calls himself James Preston Rogers. Although, he stands at hulking 6’6″ the aspiring actor is an all around great guy (even if he was the one mo-capped as the Abomination in The Incredible Hulk). We cha...[Read More]
In honor of the October 28 DVD release of TROMA’s latest opus, POULTRYGEIST: NIGHT OF THE CHICKEN DEAD, I thought it might be a good time to revisit my previous review and throw in a trailer for all you kids curious about the state of Troma in the Fast Food Nation.
Late last week I was offered the chance to speak to a modern icon. I was given the opportunity to speak to The Man… The Myth… The Legend that is… William Shatner!!! I chatted with Mr. Shatner about Stalking Santa, Free Enterprise, the HD DVD release of the original Star Trek series, and religion. Read on to find what ‘The Shat’ had to say.
We recently had an opportunity to talk with the writer/director of Mean Creek Jacob Estes. Read on to see what he has to say about shooting with a young cast, where the story came from and his favorite DVDs. Stay tuned for an interview with Mean Creek star Rory Culkin.