Interviews

Screamfest LA 2014 Interview - Filmmaker Christian Pfeil On Bringing Style To Short 'Evil Twin'

October 21st, 2014 10:20am EDT
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Short films are not unlike an anthology movie – there’s always a balance of some good, some bad. But every once in a while a short passes through that not only makes the audience turn and take notice, but stands tall as a notable calling card for the person who made it. Such is the fate of a recent short I viewed a this year’s "14th Annual Screamfest LA" currently taking place in Los Angeles Oct. 14 through Oct. 23 at the TLC Chinese 6 Theaters (for more info go to www.screamfestla.com) titled ‘Evil Twin’, a action-packed, sci-fi sporting, martial arts infused thrill ride that has enough ...
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Erica Durance Is Back On The Case In 'Wedding Planner Mystery'

October 17th, 2014 12:02pm EDT
Erica Durance Is Back On The Case In 'Wedding Planner Mystery'
Erica Durance has a knack for playing problem-solvers. On CTV's Saving Hope, she faces life and death medical situations. In The CW's Smallville, she was the ultimate investigative journalist, Lois Lane. This Sunday, things aren't quite as serious as doctors and superheroes, but Erica's still on the case in the Hallmark original movie Wedding Planner Mystery.

Stepping into the stylish outfits of wedding planner Carnegie Kincaid, who finds herself suspected following a murder and kidnapping, Erica sat down with us last week to discuss the movie based on the Deborah Donnelly novel Veiled Thr...
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Emmy Nominee Allison Tolman Reflects On Her Trip To 'Fargo'

October 16th, 2014 2:05pm EDT
Emmy Nominee Allison Tolman Reflects On Her Trip To 'Fargo'
Allison Tolman shot to deserved recognition with FX's Fargo, and her fantastic turn as small-town deputy Molly Solverson. After the show's first season, the still emerging actress had become an Emmy Award nominee and Critics' Choice Television Award winner. Now that season one is available on Blu-Ray and DVD, we sat down with Allison to look back on Molly's journey and how much she loved her time on Fargo.

Everything turned out fantastic, but she was initially surprised by the idea of a TV series inspired by the 1996 Coen Brothers movie. "When I first heard that they were doing the project...
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Survive and Vance: Chris Vance Drives 'Transporter: The Series'

October 16th, 2014 12:10pm EDT
Chris Vance
Chris Vance has been hiding in plain sight. The English actor impresses no matter what role you hand him. He was the enigmatic yet still kind of likeable James Whistler on Prison Break. The entertaining antagonist Mason Gilroy in five episodes of Burn Notice. The charming and often inspiring Dr. Jack Gallagher on Mental. The "of course she fell for him" Casey Jones in Rizzoli & Isles. Even when he was a really bad guy on Dexter, he was still worth watching. And yet, most TV viewers probably can't tell you his name.

That's about to change. Vance has taken on his biggest role yet, and he's t...
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Country Singer Lizzie Sider Talks Music, Bullying Prevention Tour

October 16th, 2014 8:30am EDT
Country Singer Lizzie Sider Talks Music, Bullying Prevention Tou
Lizzie Sider, 16-year-old rising country artist, is celebrating National Bullying Prevention Month by bringing her "Nobody Has The Power To Ruin Your Day" Bully Prevention Assembly Tour to several locations across the country. During the assemblies, Lizzie draws from her own personal experiences to motivate kids to help prevent bullying. She also performs her original song, "Butterfly."

The New York City leg of the tour included visits with schools located in each of the five boroughs. Lizzie wrapped up her visit on Oct. 15 with a performance at The Bitter End.

I recently had the opportun...
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Interview: 'Listening' Standout Amber Marie Bollinger On Playing Smart And Sexy

October 15th, 2014 12:22pm EDT
Listening
It’s not everyday one comes across a film not on the movie radar that far exceeds any cool creative expectation – finding such a gem is a rare treat indeed. The new sci-fi thriller entitled “Listening” is one such notable flick – a captivating cross between “Flatliners” and “Gattaca” that not only has serious style, but also plenty of substance as well. It tells the story of two graduate students who band together to create a groundbreaking new technology that allows them to share thoughts, plus the ramifications of such a world altering device. The films stars ample actors Thomas Stropp...
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Cary Elwes Revisits His 'Princess Bride' Experience

October 14th, 2014 12:03pm EDT
Cary Elwes Revisits His 'Princess Bride' Experience
Cary Elwes seems like a man with many great stories to tell. After all, he's been excellent in a number of interesting projects, including Glory, Saw, Psych and The X-Files. His most beloved role, though, is undoubtedly Westley in The Princess Bride.

Now Cary is opening up the world of that classic film to its generations of fans, looking back on its production with a new memoir. We caught up with him last week for a few quick words about reflecting on his Princess Bride adventure.

"I have very fond memories of the whole experience," he told us, "which is why I wanted to share that with t...
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Interview: 12-Year-Old Filmmaker Gerry Orz Talks Making A Difference With 'The Equation Of Life'

October 13th, 2014 11:01am EDT
Interview: 12-Year-Old Filmmaker Gerry Orz Talks Making A Differ
For someone so young, enterprising actor and activist Gerry Orz has gotten quite a lot out of his mere twelve years of life. He started writing at the early age of six, was making shorts by nine, started his own production company Eagle Flying Productions, created the nonprofit organization Kids Resource which provides civic minded education to kids through visual education, plus has been the recipient of multiple Senate Resolutions, a finalist for various Peace awards and even works the red carpet sometimes as a reporter for Children Media Coalition Kids First. (WOW!) His latest endeavo...
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Scott Michael Foster Takes On A New Role In Thriller 'The Pact 2'

October 10th, 2014 12:03pm EDT
Scott Michael Foster Takes On A New Role In Thriller 'The Pact 2
Scott Michael Foster has come a long way since we talked with him about Zero Hour last year, but he's still one of the good guys. Instead of trying to decipher a clone conspiracy, in the new horror flick The Pact 2, he's a police officer battling a sinister force. We checked back in with Scott last week to ask him about the film.

"This just totally fell in my lap. I'm always reading for stuff, and it just so happens I do a lot of TV," said the actor, who followed up Zero Hour with stints on ABC Family's Chasing Life and AMC's Halt and Catch Fire. "I thought, what is it going to be like? I ...
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Rutledge Wood Dishes On 'Top Gear' Season 4: 'It's So Much Fun'

October 7th, 2014 12:10pm EDT
Rutledge Wood Dishes On 'Top Gear' Season 4: 'It's So Much Fun'
Top Gear came back with a bang last Tuesday, sort of literally: Adam Ferrara hit a tree and Tanner Foust was driving half of a Honda by the end of "What Does It Take." With a midseason premiere like that, we couldn't wait to find out what the guys will get into next! We thought we'd check in with the ever-lovable Rutledge Wood to see what we could find out about the remaining three episodes of season four.

It's not as if Rutledge doesn't have enough high-speed excitement in his life - he's in the middle of covering NASCAR's Chase for the Sprint Cup for FOX Sports 1, and he's pretty well kn...
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