[Fantastic Fest INTERVIEW] Co-writer/star Joe Azzopardi rides a tidal wave of tension in ‘THE BOAT’

September 26th, 2018 | Fantastic Fest, Film Festivals, Interviews, Movie Interview | 0 Comment

Preston Barta // Features Editor AUSTIN - Trapped-at-sea movies have been done before, and quite well. But none have quite tapped into the fear of the sea while also throwing in a curve ball of its own: a horror twist. THE BOAT is a simple story that centers on a sailor (Joe Azzopardi, who also co-wrote the film with his father, director Winston Azzopardi) who goes out on the water for a morning fish and comes across a seemingly abandoned vessel in the ...

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[Fantastic Fest INTERVIEW] Allison Williams and director Richard Shepard’s film ‘THE PERFECTION’ will play you like a cello

September 25th, 2018 | Fantastic Fest, Film Festivals, Interviews, Movie Interview | 0 Comment

Preston Barta // Features Editor AUSTIN – One of the most difficult interviews I’ve ever had to do was for THE CABIN IN THE WOODS. If you ever seen the film, you know how wrapped up in secrecy it is. You can spoil the fun of it so quick, because the twists happen so early on and it only gets more twisted as the story goes on. Richard Shepard’s latest stroke of genius, THE PERFECTION, faces the same issue. It’s safe to know that the film is a ...

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[INTERVIEW] Filmmaker Karey Kirkpatrick on finding the heartbeat of ‘SMALLFOOT’

September 25th, 2018 | Interviews, Movie Interview, Movie News | 0 Comment

Courtney Howard // Film Critic Co-writing and directing SMALLFOOT has brought together all of Karey Kirkpatrick’s strong suits. His unique sense of satirical wit, outstanding musical talent and keen insight into character-driven stories has made his film (OVER THE HEDGE) and Broadway (SOMETHING’S ROTTEN) offerings connect with audiences. However, it’s through a poignant and funny musical adventure about a Yeti (voiced by Channing Tatum) on a ...

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