Oct 9 2013

Fate of a Salesman

Click here to watch this Emmy Award-winning documentary instantly. Watching long-time Men’s Fashion Center manager Willie Carswell talking to passers-by on the sidewalk, it’s tough to tell whether he’s about to launch into a sales pitch or a sermon. Like his loud, orange pinstriped suit and freshly polished wing tips, the store, virtually a relic […]
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Sep 19 2013

Interview: Anthony Greene, writer/director of “The Henchman’s War”

Earlier this week, I sat down with DC native Anthony Greene, writer/producer/director of the independent crime drama “The Henchman’s War”. Greene was selected as September’s Filmmaker of the Month by the Washington, DC Office of Motion Picture and Television Development, which honored his diverse breadth of work including several documentaries and short films. Greene is […]
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Oct 17 2012

Spooky Movie Festival 2012: 10 Questions With “Gut” Star Sarah Schoofs

(This interview was originally published on October 17, 2012 at Reel Film News) On Tuesday night, I had a chance to sit down with Sarah Schoofs, co-star of the moody horror/thriller “Gut”, which was showcased at this year’s Spooky Movie Festival. The film, written and directed by Elias (“Dead Sucks”), explores some pretty creepy stuff, […]
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Oct 15 2012

Spooky Movie Festival 2012: An Interview With Justin Timpane, Director of Ninjas Vs. Monsters

(This interview was originally published on October 15, 2012 at Reel Film News) A few hours before “Ninjas Vs. Monsters” had its World Premiere at the AFI Silver on Sunday night for the 2012 Spooky Movie Horror Film Festival, I was able to make the acquaintance of writer/director Justin Timpane, a fellow native of Montgomery County, MD, who […]
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Feb 13 2012

Spooky Movie Festival 2011 Interviews: Howard Ford, director of “The Dead” and Alex Cutler, co-producer of “Pig”

(This interview was originally published on February 13, 2012 at The Rogers Revue) If you’ve read my reviews of “The Dead” and “Pig”, you’ll appreciate the breadth of horror sub-genres that were represented at the 2011 Spooky Movie Festival in Washington, DC last October.
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Dec 15 2011

Gary Oldman and director Tomas Alfredson talk “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy”

(This interview was originally published on December 15, 2011 at The Rogers Revue) When we sat down with Gary Oldman and director Tomas Alfredson to discuss their  adaptation of John le Carré’s 1974 Cold War espionage thriller “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy”, I was prepared to interview two men with the same reserved demeanor as the characters in […]
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