Strawberry Mansion is a fantastic little micro-budget science-fiction/fantasy film. The two directors have created a film with shades of Terry Gilliam, Michel Gondry and Wes Anderson, centring on an auditor who in the future records and taxes dreams, and gets caught up in the dreams of an eccentric old lady. It’s a great counter-balance to … Continue reading Interview with Albert Birney and Kentucker Audley – the Directors of Strawberry Mansion
Many years ago I interviewed Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski right before Big Eyes opened in the UK. I sadly hadn't seen the film yet at the time of the interview but did opening day and loved it! I just posted the audio at the time on a site I no longer write for but … Continue reading Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski interview for Big Eyes!
George Huang is the writer and director of the black comedy Swimming with Sharks. The film is coming out in a worldwide Blu-Ray debut from the UK company Fabulous Films on the 19th of July. Swimming with Sharks was inspired by his and his friends experiences of working in Hollywood in the 80s and early … Continue reading Interview with George Huang – director of Swimming With Sharks
Mick Garris is a director, screenwriter, producer, show runner, novelist, occasional actor and horror-documentary talking head—and he was even was the lead singer in a real rarity, a “prog rock band with a sense of humor” called Horse Feathers (after the Marx Bros. movie) back in the ‘70s. Garris is most widely known for his … Continue reading Mick Garris talks Sleepwalkers, Stephen King, life under Covid and interviewing Jimi Hendrix.
Over the course of the 30 years since his first published short story in Pulphouse magazine, Jonathan Lethem has forged a unique place in fiction. He has been a blender of genres since his earliest short stories in sci-fi/fantasy magazines like Asimov's Science Fiction and Interzone, to name just two. His first novel, 1994’s Gun, … Continue reading Jonathan Lethem on The Feral Detective, PKD, Flying Nun Records and the upcoming Motherless Brooklyn film