Category: INTERVIEWS

Hanna Kostanski’s 20th Century Toronto: Intersections & Interactions

Hanna Kostanski’s 20th Century Toronto: Intersections & Interactions

August 21, 2017 | By

Podcast interview with Hamilton-Toronto painter-photographer Hanna Kostanski, whose series 20th Century Toronto: Intersections & Interactions can be seen at The Urban Gallery.

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Podcast with Maurizio Guarini on scoring Dante’s Inferno / L’Inferno (1911)

Podcast with Maurizio Guarini on scoring Dante’s Inferno / L’Inferno (1911)

April 9, 2017 | By

Review of Italy’s first feature film, the surreal silent classic Dante’s Inferno / L’Inferno (1911) + a podcast interview with the film’s composer, Goblin’s Maurizio Guarini, plus related podcast links.

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Podcast Interview with Do Not Resist Director Craig Atkinson

Podcast Interview with Do Not Resist Director Craig Atkinson

November 21, 2016 | By

Review of the unsettling doc Do Not Resist + Podcast Interview with Director Craig Atkinson on the militarization of local U.S. police forces.

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Podcast Interview with Age of Consequences Director Jared Scott

Podcast Interview with Age of Consequences Director Jared Scott

November 17, 2016 | By

Review of the provocative climate change doc The Age of Consequences + Podcast Interview with Director Jared Scott.

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Podcast on BSV 1172’s World Premiere + Tom Roston & Norman Wilner at Bay Street Video, Pt.1

Podcast on BSV 1172’s World Premiere + Tom Roston & Norman Wilner at Bay Street Video, Pt.1

November 14, 2016 | By

New podcast featuring thoughts on the World Premiere at SDUFF of my experimental doc BSV 1172 + Part One of a conversation with I Lost It at the Video Store author Tom Roston & NOW magazine’s Norman Wilner, who discussed video store culture in-store at Bay Street Video back in May.

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An Interview with Director and Editor Victor Kanefsky

An Interview with Director and Editor Victor Kanefsky

October 22, 2016 | By

Podcast interview director and veteran editor Victor Kanesfky on the art of editing, spanning Art Bastard (2016), his recent documentary on artist Robert Cenedella, and editing the classic indie horror Ganja & Hess (1976) + graffiti doc Style Wars (1983).

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ArtScopeTO 01: The Urban Gallery + Interviews with Annie Mandlsohn & Robert J. Brodey

ArtScopeTO 01: The Urban Gallery + Interviews with Annie Mandlsohn & Robert J. Brodey

October 17, 2016 | By

Interviews with mixed-media artist Annie Mandlsohn and photographer-writer Robert J. Brodey, plus stills from the current exhibition of their work at Toronto’s Urban Gallery.

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Varese Sarabande’s Return to Vinyl: Podcast + LP Review

Varese Sarabande’s Return to Vinyl: Podcast + LP Review

October 13, 2016 | By

Podcast interview with Cary E. Mansfield, Varese Sarabande’s V.P. of A&R, regarding the label’s recent release of soundtrack LPs, including John Powell’s The Bourne Identity (2002), which is reviewed in detail.

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The Composers of Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

The Composers of Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

October 12, 2016 | By

New podcasts with Mike Higham and Matthew Margeson, the composers of Tim Burton’s latest film, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, plus a review of La-La Land’s soundtrack CD.

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An Interview with “Aunt Dan and Lemon” director Dan Spurgeon

An Interview with “Aunt Dan and Lemon” director Dan Spurgeon

September 23, 2016 | By

A year after mounting The Baby for the stage, director Dan Spurgeon and producer Drew Blakeman return with Wallace Shawn’s Obie Award-winning drama / dark comedy Aunt Dan and Lemon. What follows is a concise Q&A with director Spurgeon on discovering the play, its prescient elements, and thoughts on its characters and politics.

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