Red Carpet Interview: Darkest Hour screenwriter Anthony McCarten

Gary Oldman is on track to win the best actor Oscar for his metamorphosis into Winston Churchill in Joe Wright’s World War II drama “Darkest Hour.” But part of the glory should go to New Zealand screenwriter Anthony McCarten (“The Theory of Everyting”), who has managed to weave  together seamlessly … [Read More]

Chadwick Boseman Weighs In On “Marshall” and Donald Trump

During the 53rd annual Chicago International Film Festival, the cast of Marshall attended the Chicago premiere of the film.  I was fortunate enough to interview the cast on their thoughts on both the film and its importance during the current political climate. Seeing as though Chadwick Boseman put a lot … [Read More]

“It Comes At Night” Writer/Director Trey Shults Talks Terror in His Second Film

Trey Shults Interview Genre: Horror/thriller/mystery Length: 1 hour, 37 minutes Writer/Director: Trey Edward Shults Cast: Joel Edgerton, Carmen Ejogo, Christopher Abbott, Riley Keough, Kelvin Harrison, Jr., Griffin Robert Faulkner, David Pendleton, Mikey the dog Following the absolutely gut-wrenching preview showing of the film “It Comes At Night” in Chicago on … [Read More]

Girls, Massacres, Murder and Tarnation: An Interview with Daniel Armstrong

An interview with the diabolical Daniel Armstrong by David Black Daniel Armstrong you are the leader in producing Ozploitation movies today.  You’re best known for Fight Like A Girl and Murderdrome, and more recently the Sheborg Massacre.   In post production, you also have Tarnation.  Can I ask you what possess … [Read More]

Interview: Writer & Director Rebecca Miller and Producer Damon Cardasis Discuss “Maggie’s Plan”

In preparation for the release of their movie “Maggie’s Plan”(out May 27, 2016), I had a chance to sit down with writer/director Rebecca Miller and producer Damon Cardasis at the Peninsula Hotel in Chicago. They discussed making of the film and the excerpts of the interview and the full audio … [Read More]

Interview: Director of United Nations Documentary “U.N. Me.” Ami Horowitz

“U.N. Me” is the new scathing documentary both sarcastic in comedic tone, heavy on subject matter from first time director Ami Horowitz. I sat down with director Horowitz after a screening of “U.N. Me” to engage in a conversation with him about his new film, what he wants the audience … [Read More]

Interview: Simon Dixon, Gareth Coulam Evans, Damien Molony, and Brian Gleeson Talk “Tiger Raid”

“Tiger Raid” has been drawing buzz lately at Tribeca Film Festival. I had a chance to speak with Writer/Director Simon Dixon, producer/co-writer Gareth Coulam Evans and the films stars Brian Gleeson and Damien Molony about the film. Below is an excerpt of the interview, including the entire audio of the … [Read More]

Interview: Zal Batmanglij’s on his Environmental Espionage Thriller ‘The East’

  “The East” is a savvy, sexy environmental espionage thriller by director/writer Zal Batmanglij that stars the charismatic Brit Marling, who is also the co-writer. Marling portrays Sarah, an ace undercover agent who infiltrates The East, an “eco-terrorist” group that lives off the land and strikes back – in actions … [Read More]

Elizabeth Healey talks about doing it a whole new way in “Across the River”

Veteran British actress Elizabeth Healey has never played a part quite at all like the one she brings us in the new film “Across the River”.  Script?  What script? I recently had the opportunity to offer some questions to Ms. Elizabeth Healey.  Here is what she had to tell me…… … [Read More]

Interview: Sarah Butler Discusses ‘I Spit On Your Grave 3’

With the release of “I Spit On Your Grave 3” (available now), I spoke to the star of the film Sarah Butler who plays Jennifer Hills. In the interview Sarah talks about her preparation for the role, her fears, and if she would return for a fourth film.   First … [Read More]