Archive for the 'Electric Sheep Magazine podcast' Category

Electric Sheep podcast: Terry Gilliam and Ted Kotcheff, The Fright Theorem

Electric Sheep podcast: Terry Gilliam and Ted Kotcheff, The Fright Theorem Alex Fitch talks to Ted Kotcheff, the director of a ‘lost’ cult classic – Wake in Fright (1971) – and to Terry Gilliam, director of another cult title in the making, The Zero Theorum (2014). Fitch and Kotcheff discuss how Wake was recovered by […]

Electric Sheep Magazine podcast: Brian Yuzna and the horror of Society

Electric Sheep Magazine podcast: Brian Yuzna and the horror of Society Electric Sheep Magazine assistant editor Alex Fitch talks to film maker Brian Yuzna about his work, from his memorable debut as producer of Stuart Gordon’s Re-animator, his underrated satire of 1980s American preppy culture Society and later career making sequels to such franchises as […]

I’m ready for my close-up: Spike Lee on crowdfunding

I’m ready for my close-up: Spike Lee on crowdfunding In a special episode of I’m ready for my close-up, Alex Fitch talks to American film maker Spike Lee about his Kickstarter campaign to fund a new movie about ‘blood addiction’ (which ends on August 21st). They also discuss his forthcoming remake of Park Chan-Wook’s Oldboy, […]

Electric Sheep Magazine podcast: Reconstructing Nightbreed

Electric Sheep Magazine podcast: Reconstructing Nightbreed To coincide with its tour of America, in a panel discussion recorded in Welwyn Garden City, actors Simon Bamford (Ohnaka) and Nick Vince (Kinski) plus restoration producer Russell Cherrington and restoration editor Jimmy Johnson discuss the reconstruction of the director’s cut of Clive Barker’s Nightbreed, which is being presented […]

Electric Sheep Magazine Podcast: Reinventing the portmanteau film

Electric Sheep Magazine Podcast: Reinventing the portmanteau film Alex Fitch talks to two directors of short films – Lee Hardcastle and Mitch Jenkins – about contributing to longer portmanteau works. Lee discusses his seminal short “Pingu’s The Thing” and “T is for Toilet”, his contribution to the new horror movie The ABCs of Death. Mitch […]

Electric Sheep Magazine Podcast: The Last Horror Movie Actor

Electric Sheep Magazine Podcast: The Last Horror Movie Actor Ahead of the release of his new film The Seasoning House, Alex Fitch talks to actor Kevin Howarth about his career so far, from his memorable lead role in The Last Horror Movie (2003) to his forthcoming zombie action movie GallowWalkers with Wesley Snipes. Kevin talks […]

Electric Sheep Magazine Podcast: Michael Apted and Cory McAbee – From cradle to…

Electric Sheep Magazine Podcast: Michael Apted and Cory McAbee – From cradle to… Alex Fitch talks to two directors about their projects which capture visions of childhood and how that progresses into adulthood. In a Q & A recorded at SCI-FI-LONDON: EAST, Alex chats to Cory McAbee, creator of SF musicals The American Astronaut and […]

I’m ready for my close-up special: London Film Festival 2012 review part 2

I’m ready for my close-up special: London Film Festival 2012 review part 2 In the second of two special hour long editions of I’m ready for my close-up, celebrating the 56th BFI London Film Festival, Alex Fitch talks to film critic Sarah Cronin about films they’ve seen at this year’s LFF. Films reviewed include: restored […]

I’m ready for my close-up special: London Film Festival 2012 review part 1

I’m ready for my close-up special: London Film Festival 2012 review part 1 In the first of two special hour long editions to celebrate the 56th BFI London Film Festival, Alex Fitch talks to cartoonist and film critic Mark Stafford about films they’ve seen at this year’s LFF. Films reviewed include: the new Ralph Steadman […]

Electric Sheep Podcast: Philosophy and Murder

Electric Sheep Podcast: Philosophy and Murder Alex Fitch talks to film critic and historian Kim Newman about The Edgar Wallace Mysteries, a series of British B movies made in the 1960s and subsequently rebranded as a TV series, based on novels by the co-creator of King Kong. Plus: in a Q and A recorded at […]