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Category: Indie Film

Indie Film Spotlight For April

PODCAST: The Dell Sisters

Complete interview with these two promising filmmakers on their crowd funded project, Helen. This horror film deals with a woman wrestling with her own demons.

Tribeca’s Genre Movies And Events 2016

Holidays, directed by Kevin Kolsch & Dennis Widmyer, Nicholas McCarthy, Gary Shore, Sarah Adina Smith, Anthony Scott Burns, Kevin Smith, Scott Stewart, and Adam Egypt Mortimer, written by Kevin Kolsch […]

FILM: Treehouse

Called “a modern day 80s horror classic” (Dread Central) and a “Masterpiece in suspense” (Quiet Earth), director Michael G.Bartlett’s acclaimed Treehouse

PODCAST: The Canal

I look at the film, The Canal with red carpet interviews with director Ivan Kavanaugh and star Rupert Evans. I go over the plot and tell you more about these talented artists.

PODCAST: Bombay Sapphire Imagination Awards 2014

Interviews at the awards celebration with winners Anthony Khaseria for his film Reflections, Maite Fernandez, for her film ‘Grafitti Area’, Chris Cornwell for his film, Exit Log and Allyson Morgan for her film, Need For Speed Dating. Plus Judge and Oscar winner Geoffrey Fletcher comments on the 2014 awards.

The Machine 2014 Film

I was surprised at how well this movie was when I saw it. I was not expecting much because my expectations dropped after recent movies

The Lashman

The Lashman is a tale of Terror. Five friends set out for a weekend camping excursion to find that their camp fire tales have turned into their worst nightmares.

Another Earth

Synopsis: Rhoda Williams, a bright young woman accepted into MIT‘s astrophysics program, aspires to explore the cosmos. A brilliant composer, John Burroughs, has just reached the pinnacle of his profession and is about to have a second child with his loving wife. On the eve of the discovery of a duplicate Earth,

PODCAST: Bombay Sapphire Imagination Special

Here’s my complete conversation with Oscar winner Geoffrey Fletcher and finalist Kiara Jones who chat about the nomination process plus also getting nominated to be a finalist. Both of their journeys are interesting.

The Sound Of My Voice

In SOUND OF MY VOICE, Peter (Christopher Denham) and Lorna (Nicole Vicius), a couple and documentary filmmaking team, infiltrate a mysterious group led by an enigmatic young woman named Maggie (Brit Marling).

PODCAST: Oldboy Special

Taped at the roundtables at NYCC, conversations with Michael Imperoli and screenwriter Mark Protosevich on this filmed adaptation of a manga.

PODCAST: Non Stop To Comic Con

I chat with Dave Edmundson and Randy Van Dyke talking about their new Kickstarter project on this special holiday edition. I am also joined by my Everything Geek co-host, Justin Cavender.

PODCAST: Roger Corman

Vintage press conference with the legendary Roger Corman between Dr Howard Margolin of Destinies The Voice Of Science Fiction and your humble host at ICon some years back.

PODCAST: Dan Lauria

From 2009, I talked to this talented actor who won over audiences in his portrayal of Vince Lombardi on Broadway. We spoke about the then 50’s homage film, Alien Trespass. A special actor..

PODCAST: The Woman

Discussing the controversial film at NYCC 2011 with star With Pollyanna McIntosh and make-up Artist Anthony Pepe who was a former Face–Off Contestant

PODCAST: Eduardo Rodriguez

A chat with the director of Fright Night 2 on his cast, shooting in Romania, and what new ability he gave his vampire in the film

PODCAST: Europa Report

From roundtables at SDCC, Producer Ben Browning, actor Karolina Wydra and director Sebastian Cordero chat about making this film combining science and fiction. Also from JPL are scientists Steve Vance and Kevin Hand.

Icarus Down

In the distant future, Defense Space Craft ICARUS must escort a stranger named Draynar, carrying a mysterious case to a space station in the dangerous Epsilon 13 galaxy.

We Are What We Are

In We Are WhatT We Are, a re-imagining of the 2010 Mexican film of the same name, Jim Mickle paints a gripping and gruesome portrait of an introverted family struggling to keep their macabre traditions alive.

PODCAST: The Perfect House

“The Perfect House” not only marks the official feature directorial debut of Buffalo (NY) native Kris Hulbert, but also makes cinematic history in filmmaking as the world’ s first indie feature film to ever premiere on an independent-movie distribution platform built for Facebook.

Byzantium Director Neil Jordan

From 2013 - Neil Jordan returns to the world of vampires in his new film Byzantium. Being no stranger there as he directed Interview With A Vampire with Tom Cruise and Brad Pitt back in 1994. But this time, his vampires are women played by Gemma Arterton and Saoirse Ronan. We chatted about this new project.

Absense

In Jimmy Loweree’s striking feature debut ABSENCE, doctors are baffled when a young expectant mother Liz (Erin Way, “Alphas”), wakes to find her nearly-to-term pregnancy disappear overnight.

PODCAST: Fresh Meat

Conversations with actor Kate Elliott and director Danny Mulheron on theirhorror comedy Fresh Meat about a gang of criminals that take a family hostage not knowing that the family are cannibals. Taped during the 2013 Tribeca Film Festival.

PODCAST: Justin Welborn

From 2007 talking about the release of the indie sci-fi horror film, The Signal which literally drives all who hear it insane. Justin has since appeared in Final Destination, and on TV, Bones and Justified.

PODCAST: Imagination Series

Interviews with the program host and one of the judges, Adrien Brody plus the filmmakers whose international winning entries were showcased at the Tribeca Film Festival 2013 edition.

PODCAST: Marc Scott Zicree

Talented writer, producer and director talks about his exciting new project, Space Command .We chat about the project origins,casting and the funding from Kickstarter.Com. Marc and I also talk about his good friend and SF legend, Ray Bradbury

PODCAST: Fans The New Moguls

I chat with David Maloof about this ambitious project that has fans and pros sharing their fan experiences. Visit their official site

Juan Of The Dead

Zombies invade my native Cuba as two friends hatch a plan to launch a zombie extermination service after their picturesque island is overrun by the living dead in this satirical horror film from director Alejandro Brugués (Personal Belongings).

R.U.R Genesis

Podcast and video version of Google Hangout with Chase Masterson, Kipleigh Brown and director James Kerwin.

PODCAST: Yesterday Was A Lie

Yesterday Was A Lie Special – From 2008, a look at this interesting time related relationship film that mixes genres successfully. Interviews include producer and actor, Chase Masterson and fellow actors Kipleigh Brown and Nathan Mobley plus composer Kristopher Carter and director James Kerwin

PODCAST: Stakeland Special

Interviews with cast members Sean Nelson, Michael Cerveris (Fringe) and director Jim Mickle at Planet Hollywood, New York.

Tribeca Genre Films 2017

They call them their Midnight section of the festival but don’t be fooled. There have been some very good and rising directors from these films since I covered the festival since 2013. Here is this year’s Line-Up.