Strangerland Director Kim Farrant

 

I had an opportunity to speak to Australian film director Kim Farrant about her latest film Strangerland, starring Nicole Kidman and Joseph Fiennes. The audio portion of the interview can be found below:

 

 

I found Kim to be very open and honest in the interview. I was quite surprised hearing about the passing …

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Josh Lucas, John Magary, and Mickey Sumner Discuss Making Of 'The Mend'

I had a chance to talk to talk to actors Josh Lucas, Mickey Sumner, and director John Magary regarding the release of their film The Mend. Below is the audio of the interview of in it’s entirety.

 

 

Sometimes three person interviews are difficult to conduct, but everyone in this group was well spoken and had a good understan…

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The Dowdle Brothers Discuss The Making of 'No Escape'

 

I had the pleasure of sitting down and chatting with John Erick and Drew Dowdle, the men behind the movie No Escape. Below is the audio interview in it’s entirety. I spoke to the guys about the fear factor of the movie, the casting of Owen Wilson, and keeping up the tension in the movie, and a lot more!

 

 

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No Escape Is The Most Terrifying Movie Of The Year

 
Synopsis: In their new overseas home, an American family soon finds themselves caught in the middle of a coup, and they frantically look for a safe escape in an environment where foreigners are being immediately executed. (Imdb)
 

 

It took till the end of August for the scariest movie of the year to arrive. No Esca…

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Swanberg's Sweet and Satisfying "Digging for Fire" + a Q&A with the Director

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Tim, a high school teacher who is feeling his age, and and his wife, Lee, a yoga teacher and young mother, decide to hide away in a house in the woods and take a vacation from life. Their duplex, their lack of money, and some building resentments towards each other (like doing the taxes and choosing a pre-K for their son), weigh…

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Rupert Friend Plays an Elite Assassin in 'Hitman: Agent 47' Co-Starring Zachary Quinto

“Hitman: Agent 47,” based on the popular video game, centers on an elite assassin, played by Rupert Friend (“Homeland), engineered to be the perfect killing machine. He’s emotionless, consistent, deadly. He’s known by the two digits on the barcode tattooed on the back of his neck, which means he’s a prototype and numbers higher than this presumably…

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Review: "Mistress America" is Not Quite The Mistress of America

 
Synopsis: In MISTRESS AMERICA, Tracy (Lola Kirke) is a lonely college freshman in New York, having neither the exciting university experience nor the glamorous metropolitan lifestyle she envisioned. But when she is taken in by her soon-to-be stepsister, Brooke (Greta Gerwig) – a resident of Times Square and adventurous gal about town – …

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Review: "Fort Tilden" Could've been "Great" but settles for "Good Enough"

 

 
Synopsis: A comedy about Allie and Harper and their needlessly difficult journey to the beach.

 
Bridey Elliott and Clare McNulty are relatively new to the scene, but their work as a comedy duo feels well practiced. They have a Joan Rivers quality with Broad City chemistry. Elliott and McNulty don’t give off a whi…

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"Tom at the Farm" Adds to the Mystique of the Prolific Xavier Dolan

 

 
Synopsis: A grieving man meets his lover’s family, who were not aware of their son’s sexual orientation.
 

Xavier Dolan adapted a play for his sixth feature film. I’m guessing the reason why is to lighten his load of work. Though Dolan’s Tom at the Farm is successful as a film, it’s lousy as an adaptation. I haven…

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Straight Outta Oscars: Why the Academy Won't, But Should Consider Compton

 

Catching the Hollywood ‘powers that be’ off-guard, “Straight Outta Compton” became the not-so-surprise sleeper summer hit, grossing $60 million over the weekend. I wasn’t expecting that high of an opening weekend, but the initial projections seemed too low. Universal Studios’ hip-hop “Compton” out-performed its predicted gross and sur…

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March 3, 2005
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Splinter Cell director, Peter Berg, talks

— Posted by Rodney

Just as I’ve set into the demo level for the Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory game, I see this interview on Moviehole with Peter Berg, Director of the screen adaptation of…

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March 3, 2005
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Babylon 5: The Memory of the Shadows is dead

— Posted by Rodney

The casting controversy that arose around the movie Babylon 5: The Memory of Shadows can now be put to bed. Why? Well that’s what they’re doing with the movie, or…

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March 3, 2005
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2006 Oscar Buzz

— Posted by John Campea

Ok, now before you all start kicking me in the teeth, I know it’s stupid to talk about Oscar hopfuls for next year already. I just found this neat little…

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March 2, 2005
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Elf 2 in the works?

— Posted by John Campea

I know he doesn’t appeal to everyone, but I’m a huge Will Ferrell fan. Now, having said that, I must admit that I wasn’t all that thrilled with Elf. Don’t…

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March 2, 2005
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Description of new Revenge of the Sith trailer

— Posted by John Campea

Can’t wait till next week for the new trailer for Revenge of the Sith? Well too bad. BUT, you can read the whole play by play description of the trailer…

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March 2, 2005
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Peter Jackson Sues New Line Over Lord Of The Rings Money

— Posted by John Campea

I never fail to be disheartened by the inevitable. Just when you get totally sucked into any form of art (music, dance, movies) you’re quickly reminded that it’s nothing more…

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March 2, 2005
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Vin Diesel working to reduce budget for Hannibal

— Posted by Rodney

Big Vin Diesel fan here I’m afraid. I can’t help it. Arnie, Stallone, Rock, Willis, they are all great fun and I love watching them on screen, actually if it…

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March 1, 2005
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New Revenge of the Sith Trailer News

— Posted by Rodney

I’m so excited. Ok, the good folks over at Cinema Blend have posted up some news bout the release of the new Revenge of the Sith full trailer: * March…

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March 1, 2005
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Football movies kicking off

— Posted by John Campea

The Guardian have a nice write up about the number of football (soccer – I shall translate my language for you non-Europeans) movies that are in development. I was actually…

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March 1, 2005
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Full size Alien for your house?

— Posted by John Campea

I’m not one for advertising products for other people, but I think you’ll agree that an exception should be made in this case, especially when we’re talking about some prime…

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March 1, 2005
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Mel Gibson returns to acting with Antoine Fuqua directing

— Posted by John Campea

Mel Gibson is coming back to the screens as an actor, following his short absence to direct his Passion. Variety, through Coming Soon, has the details behind the deal: Warner…

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March 1, 2005
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Stan Lee to bring new, true Superhero to life

— Posted by John Campea

With the recent news of the awful idea for a Superhero to be created from Ringo Starr, it’s much more refreshing news to hear that all hope isn’t lost. The…

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March 1, 2005
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Trailer for new Wallace and Gromit movie!

— Posted by John Campea

I was so excited when I saw this news story pop up, and then I watched the trailer. Fantastic. Wallace and Gromit are back, and this time they have a…

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March 1, 2005
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Halle Berry Totally Redeems Herself

— Posted by Rodney

Nothing can redeem a celebrity (who has done something stupid or kind of become a joke) as quickly as making fun of themselves and showing the world they can be…

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February 28, 2005
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New Legend of Zorro Pics

— Posted by Rodney

It’s almost a little embarrassing to admit, but I really enjoyed The Mask Of Zorro. It was one of those light and fun adventure flicks with some good action and…

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February 28, 2005
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The Dragon From Goblet of Fire

— Posted by Rodney

It’s not a big secret around there that I haven’t exactly been thrilled with the Harry Potter films up to this point. 1 and 2 were both ok√¢‚Ǩ¬¶ but the…

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February 28, 2005
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2005 Oscar Results

— Posted by Rodney

Wow. As opposed to last year (which was one of the best academy awards in years), this years Oscar show was something of a let down. Unlike the last few…

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February 27, 2005
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2005 MovieBlog Oscar Results

— Posted by John Campea

Since the nominations have started I’ve been tracking what the suggestions have been for winners on the nominee post. Although the number of responses wasn’t impressive, perhaps a reflection on…

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