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Each year, The American University School of Communications’ Visions Festival celebrates outstanding student work in the categories of film, photography, broadcast and new media. I was a judge for the short screenplay category. My fellow judges and I selected Pinheads … Continue reading
Beasts of the Southern Wild has been nominated for Best Picture! I had a chance to interview director Benh Zeitlin over the summer and write about the film for On Tap. Beasts was a labor of love for Zeitlin – … Continue reading
Beasts of the Southern Wild is now on DVD! One of the most unusual movies of 2012, this film is magical realism in the swamps of Louisiana. I had a chance to see a preview when it came out and … Continue reading
Do you dream of walking down the red carpet? Want to see your film on a big screen? Then get Behind the Screens, the new book by Jon Gann that uncovers what film festival programmers really think. Gann, the founder … Continue reading
In the latest issue of On Tap, I have an article on V/H/S, a new horror anthology that opens this week. In this bloody collection of short films, a group of thieves come across a stack of mysterious videocassettes, each … Continue reading
Finally, a movie where northerners are the bad guys. It’s Lawless, an action flick about Prohibition-era moonshiners starring Shia LaBeouf and Tom Hardy plus sexy redhead Maggie Chastain. I had a chance to see a preview of this new film … Continue reading
What makes a man? I had a chance to interview Morgan Spurlock for On Tap magazine. The director of Super Size Me discusses his new documentary Mansome, which explores male vanity in modern America. From beard contests to the epidemic … Continue reading
Check out my article on Beasts of the Southern Wild for On Tap. It’s one of the most visually stunning movies I’ve seen all year. Set among a crew of misfits in the Louisiana swamps, it’s a harrowing look at … Continue reading
Matthew Modine is at the heart of the mystery that surrounds The Dark Knight Rises. In this email interview I conducted with him for On Tap, the veteran actor discusses joining the iconic movie franchise, as well as his experiences … Continue reading