Archive for the 'I’m Ready for my Closeup' Category

Reality Check: Space Odysseys

Reality Check: Space Odysseys Celebrating Sci-Fi programming at the BFI and Brighton’s Cine-City festival, Alex Fitch talks to writer / actor Graham Duff (Nebulous)about the Cine-City performance of ‘They – A sequence of unease’ adapted from a surrealist novel by author Kay Dick. Alex also chats to broadcaster and author Matthew Sweet about the new […]

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 […]

Reality Check: John dies at the End of the Quest for the Game Child

Reality Check: John dies at the End of the Quest for the Game Child Alex Fitch talks to director Don Coscarelli about his new film John Dies at the End, a slacker-apocalypse comedy with guest appearances by Paul Giamatti, Doug Jones and Clancy Brown. Also, in a Q and A recorded ate last year’s SCI-FI-LONDON, […]

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 […]

Panel Borders: Mute, Glenn Fabry

Panel Borders: Mute, Glenn Fabry Continuing a month of shows looking at horror and fantasy comics, Alex Fitch talks to comic book artist and illustrator Glenn Fabry about his graphic novel adaptation of Duncan Jones’ yet to be filmed sequel to Moon, a Philip K Dick style drama called Mute. Glenn discusses the differences between […]

Reality Check: Vanishing Brightness

Reality Check: Vanishing Brightness To coincide with this weekend’s Oktoberfest, we have a pair of QandAs from the Spring SCI-FI-LONDON festival, in which Alex Fitch talks to the directors of a couple of the more cerebral SF films that screened at the Stratford Picturehouse. Kristina Buozyte discusses her erotic techno thriller Vanishing Waves in which […]

Panel Borders: Nic Roeg and Sandy Lieberson – filmmakers talk comics

Panel Borders: Nic Roeg and Sandy Lieberson – filmmakers talk comics Concluding a month of shows on the presence of comics in the Victoria and Albert museum, Alex Fitch talks to two filmmakers who are regular attendees at Ian Rakoff’s comic book lectures at the V and A. Acclaimed film director Nic Roeg discusses his […]

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: 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 […]