Category: Interviews

Fort Tilden – A Conversation with Sarah-Violet Bliss & Charles Rogers

We were lucky to have the opportunity to talk to writers/directors Sarah-Violet Bliss and Charles Rogers. They’re currently working on their upcoming feature film, Fort Tilden. Be sure to support their film on Kickstarter here.

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Original Gangstas 2: Old School Gangstas – A Conversation with Fred Williamson

We were lucky to have the opportunity to talk to the one and only Fred “The Hammer” Williamson. He is currently working on the follow up to his 1996 film, Original Gangstas. The sequel will feature the original cast and will be titled Original Gangstas 2: Old School Gangstas. Keep an eye out for the upcoming Indiegogo campaign for the film!

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How I Live Now: A Conversation with Saoirse Ronan and Kevin Macdonald

We were lucky enough to catch a screening of the film How I Live Now and interview the film’s director, Kevin Macdonald, and star of the film, Saoirse Ronan.

Check out the trailer here and keep updated with the film on its official website here.

IN THEATERS, ON DEMAND, AND iTUNES on November 8th.

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Day Out of Days: A Conversation with Zoe Cassavetes

We were lucky to have a conversation with filmmaker Zoe Cassavetes (Writer/Director of Broken English) and talk about her upcoming film, Day Out of Days.

Check out the Fund Anything campaign for Day Out of Days here and follow Zoe on Twitter here.

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Inequality For All: A conversation with Jacob Kornbluth and Robert Reich

We were lucky enough to catch a screening of the film Inequality For All and interview the film’s director, Jacob Kornbluth, and star of the film Robert Reich.

Usvsfilm: So I really appreciated the movie guys. I thought that it did a very good job at telling a more depressing story, but in a very positive light and kept optimism the whole time. How did Inequality For All start for you guys?

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A Teacher: A Conversation with Hannah Fidell, Lindsay Burdge, & Will Brittain

We were lucky to catch a screening of the film A Teacher and interview the film’s director, Hannah Fidell, and stars of the film Lindsay Burdge and Will Brittain.

Usvsfilm: So before we start, I just wanted to say that I really liked the film and congratulations.  

Hannah: Thank You.

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Short Term 12: A Conversation with Destin Cretton

Usvsfilm: This film felt so natural and spontaneous watching it. I really felt intrusive on Grace and Mason and other characters of the film, but as a writer and director do you stick mainly to the script entirely or was there room for improvisation?

Destin: I encouraged the idea of looseness and creating room for spontaneous reactions to things. I’m not interested in anybody saying exactly what I’ve written. I’m always hoping that its always going to be better than what I wrote. At the same time this isn’t an improvised movie. Everything is quite structured and pretty true to the script that was written.

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