Interview: THE BATTERY's Jeremy Gardner And Adam Cronheim Talk Zombies, Indie Filmmaking Challenges, And Brawling With WALKING DEAD's Rick Grimes

Have you seen The Battery yet? Surely you've heard of it. It's that one anti-zombie zombie movie everyone's talking about on the Information Superhighway (fancy way of saying "Internet."). No hyperbole here -- it's the coolest and most unconventional... More »
  

SXSW 2014 Interview: OPEN WINDOWS' Director Nacho Vigalondo and Stars Sasha Grey & Elijah Wood Talk Privacy Invasion

Nacho Vigalondo, the man who brought us the mind-fucktastic Timecrimes (07), is back with the mystery thriller Open Windows, a film that twists, turns, and shocks, setting countless narrative precedents along the way (here is Peter's review). One flagrant innovation is... More »
By Zach Gayne   
  

SXSW 2014 Interview: Talking to CREEP's Mark Duplass And Patrick Brice

In introducing the following interview with actor/writer Mark Duplass and actor/director Patrick Brice about their new film, Creep, it would probably be advantageous to offer readers some context in the way of plot.  But it would best serve the audience... More »
By Zach Gayne   
  

SXSW 2014 Interview: CESAR CHAVEZ Director Diego Luna and Actor Rosario Dawson

Four years ago, Diego Luna sat down with the Chavez family and asked permission to tell the story of Cesar Chavez to world through film. "We sat down with Paul Chavez, Cesar's son, and explained to him why we felt... More »
  

SXSW 2014 Interview: Some BAD WORDS, but Mostly Stellar Talent - Twitch Talks To Jason Bateman and Kathryn Hahn

"How about that bitch Kathryn Hahn?" said Jason Bateman as he walked into the second half of our 10-journalist-thick Bad Words roundtable at the Four Seasons on Saturday morning. "This is going to go a lot better than her interview, don't... More »
  

SXSW 2013 Interview: Twitch Talks to the Mooninites Behind LUNARCY!

Lunarcy! is a charming and humorous story of four eccentrics who've dedicated their entire lives to the Moon. We've got Christopher Carson, the young founder of the Luna Project and a supporter of abandoning Earth forever in favor of... More »
  

SXSW 2012: Mike Birbiglia discusses SLEEPWALK WITH ME

After it's amazing reception at Sundance this year, including winning the Best of NEXT audience award, Sleepwalk With Me is continuing with that momentum at SXSW. Mike Birbiglia, sat down with us to discuss his debut feature, sleepwalking and... More »
  

Alexandre Philippe Talks THE PEOPLE VERSUS GEORGE LUCAS

[This interview initially ran leading up to SXSW 2010. With the film now nearing a domestic DVD release - it is now available for order here - we take the opportunity to present it again.]Of the documentary selections for the... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

SXSW 2011: Simon Pegg, Nick Frost and Greg Mottola Talk PAUL

In an ordinary parking lot on a cloudy day in downtown Austin, Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, and Greg Mottola sat in folding chairs and talked to the press about their "geeks meets alien" comedy Paul, which would have its US... More »
  

SXSW 2011: Sean Hogan and Simon Rumley Talk LITTLE DEATHS

Three fiercely independent filmmakers met at Fantastic Fest in 2006 and that meeting eventually led to their making a movie together. Their psycho-horror anthology flick Little Deaths kicked off the SxFantastic sidebar in rousing fashion at SXSW last night, with... More »
  

SXSW 2010: Sean Byrne Talks THE LOVED ONES

When Australian horror film The Loved Ones had its world premiere as part of the Toronto International Film Festival I had the chance to sit and talk with director Sean Byrne about his loving ode to the high school years.... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

SXSW 2010: Chad Feehan Talks WAKE

Best known in horror circles as a producer on All The Boys Love Mandy Lane, Chad Feehan is doing it all on upcoming psychological horror film Wake.  Serving as writer-director-producer on the film, Feehan is currently prepping for his big... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

ST. NICK--Interview With David Lowery

I'm late in my praise for David Lowery's first feature length film St. Nick. Emergency surgery and my subsequent convalescence kept me from writing it up in time for its South by Southwest premiere. I now join the fanfare in... More »
  

SXSW Interview: ONE MINUTE TO NINE's Tommy Davis

When I listed my half-dozen favorite films from SXSW last week, unaccountably I left off Tommy Davis' very fine documentary One Minute to Nine, probably because I watched it on a screener before the festival proper started. "As the tale... More »
  

SXSW 2008 - interview with HUMBOLDT COUNTY writers/directors Danny Jacobs & Darren Grodsky

I was able to meet briefly with the writer / director team behind Humboldt County, Danny Jacobs and Darren Grodsky, and discuss their vision for the film. Humboldt managed to pack in audiences for its subsequent showings at SXSW and... More »
  

SXSW 2008 - interview with SHUTTLE writer/director Edward Anderson & star Cameron Goodman

I had a chance to sit down and speak with Edward Anderson, writer / director of Shuttle and one of its stars, the lovely Cameron Goodman on Sunday morning following the film’s premier. Collin: Congratulations on the film. I really... More »
  

SXSW 2008 - interview with OTIS director Tony Krantz

The day after seeing Raw Feed’s latest offering Otis at SXSW, I had the opportunity to sit down with director Tony Krantz and writer Erik Jendresen at the Four Seasons in Austin. I spoke with Erik here. Tony: A real... More »
  

SXSW 2008 - interview with OTIS writer Erik Jendresen

The day after seeing Raw Feed’s latest offering Otis at SXSW, I had the opportunity to sit down with director Tony Krantz and writer Erik Jendresen at the Four Seasons in Austin. I spoke first with Erik. Collin: First, congratulations.... More »