Lucas Hedges talks Zero Theorem and working with Christoph Waltz

  Zero Theorem releases in theaters September 19th. Prior to the release I got a chance to speak to one of the stars of the film Lucas Hedges. We spoke about the film, his career, and acting advice from Christoph Waltz.   Jim: How’s it going Lucas!   Lucas: It’s … [Read More]

Climate Documentary “Chasing Ice”

  Now playing in select theaters, “Chacing Ice” chronicles stark evidence for the case for climate change from a unique perspective; the photography of a global warming skeptic. Recently, ‘Ice’ made the coveted Oscar Documentary Shortlist along with 14 other feature length documentaries. I had an opportunity to speak with … [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: Jennifer Prediger Talks About Her Film Apartment Troubles

I had an opportunity to speak to Jennifer Prediger who co-wrote, directed, and starred in “Apartment Troubles” (available now on DVD). Jennifer spoke about working with Jess Weixler on-screen and off. Her favorite scene in the movie. Below is the entire audio of the interview along with interview excerpts.   … [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]

Mia Rose Frampton talks about her role in the film Tammy

[Image Source: Russell Baer] Ryan: So you have a recurring role on TV with the show ‘Make it or Break it’, we more recently saw you in Bridesmaids with the hilarious back and forth with Kristen Wiig, and in your latest film Tammy you re-team with Melissa McCarthy again. Why … [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]

Emmanuel Jal, Ger Duany, and Molly Smith Discuss Hard Truths in The Good Lie

They were known simply as “The Lost Boys.” Orphaned by the brutal Civil war in Sudan that began in 1983, these young victims traveled as many as a thousand miles on foot in search of safety. Fifteen years later, a humanitarian effort would bring 3600 lost boys and girls to … [Read More]

Interview: Sophie Curtis talks Innocence

[springboard type=”video” id=”980561″ player=”tmbg001″ width=”599″ height=”336″ ] Innocence, releasing in theaters on September 5th is a story about Beckett Warner, a teenage girl that is emotionally rattled by the loss of her mother. In order to try to move forward in her life she begins a journey in a new … [Read More]

Check out what Director Aram Rappaport told us about his upcoming film ‘Syrup’

I recently had the chance to speak with a promising young director named Aram Rappaport whose upcoming film, Syrup, looks to be quite promising. Adapted from the novel by Author Max Barry, the film focuses on the marketing of an idea and the lies and mistrust that come with selling … [Read More]