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Interview: Christopher Duddy Talks It's So Easy and Other Lies (Exclusive)

Music fans are often enthralled with the idea of the high-powered lifestyle that their favorite musicians seemingly live, and fail to realize that their public persona is usually an act that’s constructed to help promote their latest albums. But musicians usually become more willing to honesty share the details of their personal struggles once they overcome the biggest conflicts in their lives. That’s certainly the case in co-writer-director-producer Christopher Duddy’s new autobiographical music documentary, ‘It’s So Easy and Other Lies.’ The film powerfully chronicles the battles that Guns N’ Roses founding member and bass player, Duff McKagan, has contended with throughout his life. Featuring exclusive archival footage, ‘It’s So Easy  [ Read More ]

Interview: Amanda Schull Talks 12 Monkeys (Exclusive)

Posted by Karen Benardello On May - 21 - 2016 0 Comment
Interview Amanda Schull Talks 12 Monkeys (Exclusive) 2

Many people contemplate how different their lives would be if they could go back in time and alter history, particularly in the name of the greater good. But even the slightest change in one of their actions, which they may initially perceive to be beneficial, can ultimately change the entire course of mankind, and the residual results may not be all that endearing. That’s certainly the case with the current second season of Syfy’s sci-fi mystery drama, ‘12 Monkeys.’ The action adventure show, which airs on Mondays at 9/8c, thrives on the idea that people want to manipulate time in order to save and protect mankind. But even the greatest  [ Read More ]

Interview: Steven Chester Prince Talks Divine Access (Exclusive)

Posted by Karen Benardello On May - 20 - 2016 0 Comment
Interview: Steven Chester Prince Talks Divine Access (Exclusive)

Challenging your long unwavering beliefs, particularly in regards to spirituality, can be a surprisingly endearing process for those who are determined to find the reasons for their existence. While the idea of exploring new ideas can be a harrowing one to some people at first, the importance of finding acceptance and guidance in subjects they never expected can become a more fulfilling achievement for them than remaining content in their previously predictable environment. That’s certainly the case with the protagonist in the new comedy-drama, ‘Divine Access,’ which was co-written, directed and produced by Steven Chester Prince, and is now playing in select theaters and on VOD. ‘Divine Access’ follows Jack  [ Read More ]

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The Curse of Sleeping Beauty Poster

The most strong-willed people often ambitiously fight their internal demons and subsequently embrace life again after overcoming a difficult situation. But it isn’t until they’re unexpectedly forced to face off against an ancient external evil that relentlessly wants to control them that they undergo a stunning epiphany, and realize who they truly are as a person. That’s certainly the case with the captivating male protagonist in the new fantasy thriller, ‘The Curse of Sleeping Beauty,’ which was directed by Pearry Teo, who also co-wrote the script with Josh Nadler. The XLrator Media-distributed drama, which is now playing in select theaters and on VOD and iTunes, shows that even the character’s  [ Read More ]

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Interview: Oliver Thompson Talks Welcome to Happiness (Exclusive)

Courageous people are often curious to find their next intriguing and daring adventure, especially when they witness other people taking bold risks. When those thrill-seekers do ultimately engage in the life-altering experiences they have so longingly desired, the event often changes their perspective on life, and particularly makes them appreciate everything they have. That’s certainly the case with the new comedy-drama, ‘Welcome to Happiness,’ which FilmBuff is set to release in theaters and On Demand on Friday. The fantasy movie marks the feature film writing and directorial debuts of Oliver Thompson, who made the risky decision to shoot the ambitious story on an independent budget. But his visionary choice to  [ Read More ]

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Interview: Daniel Zirilli Talks Crossing Point (Exclusive)

Posted by Karen Benardello On May - 10 - 2016 0 Comment
Interview: Daniel Zirilli Talks Crossing Point (Exclusive)

The most persistent people who are adamant in their determined pursuit to save their loved ones are often the ones who carelessly put their own lives in danger, without any regard for the consequences. That’s definitely the case with the strong-willed protagonist, Michael, in the newly released action film, ‘Crossing Point,’ which follows the lead character as he purposefully risks himself in order to protect his girlfriend. The adventure film, which was directed and produced by Daniel Zirilli, is now available on VOD, including Amazon, and iTunes, from distributor XLrator Media. ‘Crossing Point,’ which was written by Paul Dominic and actor Shawn Lock, follows the latter’s character, Michael, and Olivia  [ Read More ]

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SXSW 2016 Interview: Simon Rumley Talks Johnny Frank Garrett's Last Word (Exclusive)

Wittily crafting a stunningly unique representation of a way of life that doesn’t feel redundant or unnecessary is often a difficult challenge that unfortunately not everyone can succeed at in their careers and personal lives. But Simon Rumley, who has made a name for himself as one of the UK’s leading independent genre directors over the past decade, is proving that it is possible to craft a rare portrayal of a seemingly commonplace lifestyle that’s unparalleled by other films. In his new horror movie, ‘Johnny Frank Garrett’s Last Word,’ the filmmaker is breathing new life into the seeking revenge from the grave supernatural subgenre. The movie, which was written by  [ Read More ]

2016 Tribeca Film Festival Interview Joel David Moore Youth in Oregon

Being able to sympathetically cope with the increasing emotional and physical turmoil that harrowingly begins to plague an already sentimentally distant family after a member learns of their grim prognosis is a challenge that not everyone is able to take on. But those people who are relentlessly determined to reconnect with not only their ill relative, but all of their emotionally estranged loved ones, can ultimately reunite the family, even if they’re faced with immense struggles along the way. That’s certainly the case in the new comedy-drama, ‘Youth In Oregon,’ which was written by Andrew Eisen. Actor Joel David Moore made his solo feature directorial debut on the movie, which  [ Read More ]

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2016 Tribeca Film Festival Interview: Christina Applegate and Josh Lucas Talk Youth In Oregon (Exclusive)

Surviving the turmoil that often arises when several generations of a family live together often leads people to think they truly know their relatives. But no matter how close in proximity parents and their children live to each other, they often don’t genuinely understand each other’s sentiments and motivations until they embark on an emotional journey together. That’s certainly the case in the new comedy-drama, ‘Youth In Oregon,’ which was written by Andrew Eisen. Actor Joel David Moore made his solo feature directorial debut on the movie, which had its world premiere during the Spotlight Section during last month’s Tribeca Film Festival. ‘Youth In Oregon’ follows Raymond Engersoll (Frank Langella),  [ Read More ]

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Interview: Craig Sheffer Talks Code of Honor (Exclusive)

Posted by Karen Benardello On May - 6 - 2016 0 Comment
Interview Craig Sheffer Talks Code of Honor

The painful mistakes people have made in their pasts can often harrowingly influence the decisions they make about their futures, and the way they interact with their communities in the present. That gripping sorrow that distressingly motivates people to take matters into their own hands, no matter what personal consequences they may later face, is intriguingly presented in actor Craig Sheffer’s new action film, ‘Code of Honor.’ The movie, which which Lionsgate Home Entertainment released today in select theaters and On Demand nationwide, was written and directed by Michael Winnick. The performer and filmmaker enthralligly present the idea that while revenge may seem satisfying in the moment, becoming a self-proclaimed  [ Read More ]

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2016 Tribeca Film Festival Interview: Patrick Wilson Talks A Kind of Murder (Exclusive)

The most enthusiastic idealists often become entrancingly drawn to the most intriguing, yet equally dangerous, prospectives that they can uncover. Even if continuing to pursue the seemingly alluring details of the threatening situation can impede their liberties and freedom, the thrill of the chase becomes the most stimulating element of their lives. That’s certainly the case with Patrick Wilson’s intriguing protagonist in the new psychological thriller, ‘A Kind of Murder,’ which is based on Patricia Highsmith’s 1954 novel, ‘The Blunderer,’ and whose screenplay was adapted by Susan Boyd The intense journey into the lead character’s inquisitive mind was captivatingly showcased in the drama, which was helmed by BAFTA Award-nominated director,  [ Read More ]

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2016 Tribeca Film Festival Interview: Abbie Cornish and Ed Gass-Donnelly Talk Lavender (Exclusive)

Uncovering the true horrors of a person’s mind, particularly after they determinedly bury their most daunting memories in order to heal, can be a truly traumatizing experience for anyone. The sudden and unexpected remembrance of a terrifying and deeply unsettling past can at times become even more agonizing as the situation itself. Co-writer-director Ed Gass-Donnelly’s new tense psychological thriller, ‘Lavender,’ alluringly shows how even with the power of the subconscious to forget past pain, that previous stress can still haunt people in the present. ‘Lavender’ follows Jane (Abbie Cornish), a photographer who has captured the images of old and abandoned farmhouses for as long as she can remember. Jane’s former  [ Read More ]

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Interview: Matt Winn Talks The Hoarder (Exclusive)

Posted by Karen Benardello On May - 1 - 2016 0 Comment
Interview: Matt Winn Talks The Hoarder (Exclusive)

People often determinedly set out to keep their darkest and most treacherous secrets buried deep away from society. But when one of their loved ones desperately sets out to uncover those perilous mysteries, in a well-meaning but ill-conceived attempt to better understand them, the results can turn out to be menacingly deadly. That’s certainly the case with the protagonist in the new horror film, ‘The Hoarder,’ which follows her as she desperately seeks to emotionally reconnect with her fiancé. As she determinedly and innocently tries to discover undisclosed information about him, she ultimately realizes that she must contend with her own enigmas in order to survive. After co-writing the script  [ Read More ]

Interview: Jeremy Saulnier Talks Green Room (Exclusive)

Posted by Karen Benardello On April - 27 - 2016 0 Comment
Interview: Jeremy Saulnier Talks Green Room (Exclusive)

Finally uncovering a humbling outlet that effortlessly inspires you to rely on your creativity to help you attain your goals is often a liberating and welcomed experience. But when that resourcefulness is suddenly driven largely by your natural instinct to protect yourself in a dangerous situation, your desire to prosper is quickly altered to taking an initiative to solely survive. Writer-director Jeremy Saulnier’s new crime thriller, ‘Green Room,’ is rightfully garnering acclaim, as the filmmaker relied on his past experiences in the punk rock world to craft a horror movie that’s intriguingly set in the intense musical genre. The drama smartly shows how a band that’s finally on the cusp  [ Read More ]

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Interview: Kevin Munroe and James Arnold Taylor Talk Ratchet & Clank (Exclusive)

Children can often times find inspiration from the most surprising and unexpected sources, especially those places that are usually believed to cause them the most intellectual harm. But some modern technology, which is often regarded to be one of the most harmful influences on kids, is surprisingly leaving a powerful and positive message on its users this week. The new CG-animated movie, ‘Ratchet & Clank,’ which is based on the iconic 2002 PlayStation video game of the same name, is a gripping reminder of the importance of accepting yourself in a society that largely emphasizes the most superficial aspects of life. The new inspiring animated film was directed and produced  [ Read More ]

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