Category Archives: Interviews

THE HIRED HAND: Peter Fonda’s Haunting Arthouse Western Masterpiece Hollywood Couldn’t Sell

By Robert Morgan In 1969, Peter Fonda and Dennis Hopper, two young actors who had begun their careers in slick studio fare but eventually found themselves detouring into exploitation movies as the old Hollywood studio system collapsed, were on top … Continue reading

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An interview with Charles Burnett

The following interview with director Charles Burnett took place June 28, 2001 in Richmond, Virginia during the shooting of the PBS documentary, Nat Turner, A Troublesome Property. The two-hour feature investigates the 1831 slave revolt that resulted in the violent … Continue reading

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Todd Raviotta’s Interview with Crispin Hellion Glover

Today’s post is a link to local filmmaker Todd Raviotta’s very fine interview with Crispin Hellion Glover for RVA Magazine. If you haven’t heard, the James River Film Society brings Mr. Glover to The Byrd this Friday, December 3 at … Continue reading

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What’s wrong with you people?! An interview with Jim Stramel

WARNING: Like Jim Stramel’s newest film, this post is NOT RATED. It contains foul language, tattoo violence … and ass bleeding. No one under 17 admitted. “What’s wrong with you people?!” is what one of the victims in Jim Stramel’s … Continue reading

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A Poet Must Never Avert His Gaze

RVA filmmaker Kevin Gallagher dishes on old video-rental stores, the late poet Larry Levis, & his recent time at Werner Herzog‘s Rogue Film School. What’s your earliest movie memory? Like a lot of folks of my generation, my first movie … Continue reading

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