Interviews

An Interview with Álvaro Rodríguez

Álvaro Rodríguez is a screenwriter, best known for his collaborations with his cousin, Robert Rodriguez. Most notably, Álvaro is the writer of From Dusk Till Dawn 3: The Hangman’s Daughter (1999); co-writer of Shorts (2009) and Machete (2010); and a writer on the first two seasons of the television series From Dusk Till Dawn (2014-15). His forthcoming projects Last Rampage (2017) and You, Mine are...[Read More]

An Interview With Director and Screenwriter Robin Swicord

Robin Swicord is a screenwriter, best known for literary adaptations, including Little Women (1994); Matilda (1996); Practical Magic (1998); Memoirs of a Geisha (2005); and an Academy Award winning take on F. Scott Fitzgerald’s short story The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008).  She is also the writer-director of The Jane Austen Book Club (2007) and the newly released Wakefield (2016) starrin...[Read More]

Conversations with Jackson Rathbone, Aimee Teegarden and Greg Germann about Aim High

Aim High is the new web project from producer McG (of Terminator Salvation). The series, which debuts on Facebook on October 18th, follows the life of a high-schooler who tries to get the girl of his dreams while he moonlights as a government spy in constant danger. The element that makes Aim High unique is that it will integrate personal details from each viewer’s Facebook profile into the world ...[Read More]

Interview with the Directors of ‘Tangled’

A while back I had the opportunity to join a virtual roundtable with the director’s of Tangled, Nathan Greno, Byron Howard. Below is the transcript from that interview.

Interview: Jon Turteltaub (The Sorcerer’s Apprentice)

Tonight press was invited to a virtual round table with director Jon Turteltaub in support of the release of The Sorcerer’s Apprentice. It’s apparent from the conversation the man loves movies, and loves making them even more. Although, I envy him for the set item he took home… Have a read what he has to say.

Interview with Writer Michael Arndt (TOY STORY 3)

This morning journalists were invited to a virtual round table with Oscar winner, writer, and Pixar employee Michael Arndt in support of the upcoming release of TOY STORY 3 on Blu-ray and DVD. Check out what he had to say: Q: Were you given any specific restrictions for the characters or the plot that you had to work within? Michael Arndt: This was — to me — the most amazing thing abou...[Read More]

Inteview: Clark Gregg (IRON MAN 2)

The name Clark Gregg may not ring with you at first, but once you see the man who made a minor character into a major S.H.I.E.L.D. fixture you’ll know exactly who he is. We recently had the opportunity to chat with Clark prior to the Blu-ray release of IRON MAN 2 regarding Agent Phil Coulson, THE AVENGERS, THOR, Marvel, and Dancing with the Stars.

Toronto Polaris 24 Coverage – Part 7 of 7

Robert J. Sawyer. If you read Science Fiction then you must know this man.  Coined, ‘The Dean of Canadian Science Fiction,’  Rob has won many awards for his books including the top SF Writing Awards in the Hugo and Nebula. Last year one of his books became the basis of an ABC television series, ‘Flash Forward.’ In the spirit of saving the best for last, this is the final in...[Read More]

Toronto Polaris 24 Coverage – Part 6 of 7

Ethan Phillips is Neelix. Hidden under a heavy latex makeup application, Ethan Phillips is arguably the most recognizable character from Star Trek:Voyager. But what about the actor?  You may, or may not, be surprised when you see his picture that you do indeed recognize him.

Toronto Polaris 24 Coverage – Part 5 of 7

Nikki Stafford is an editor and author of several authoritative television companion guides.  Xena:Warrior Princess, Angel, Alias, and Lost; for which she is considered an expert.  She also has written a book about Buffy which is titled, ‘Bite Me: The Unofficial Guide to Buffy the Vampire Slayer,’ a best seller; now in its third edition.  

Toronto Polaris 24 Coverage – Part 4 of 7

Kai Owen plays Rhys Williams on Torchwood, husband of Torchwood team member Gwen Cooper, and as such plays the everyman grounding the show as fantastical events take place. From the Polaris Media Guide -“Living with a copper is hard enough without your wife bringing her work home with her, especially when that work involves assassins, alien invasions and Captain Jack Harkness.”

Toronto Polaris 24 Coverage – Part 3 of 7

Today’s interview goes behind the camera with writer/producer Craig Miller. Craig Miller has over 150 credits as a writer/producer and started as a publicist working for George Lucas on Star Wars.  Craig is credited what is now called Fan Based Marketing or Niche Marketing. Craig knows how to build word-of-mouth momentum to get people into the theaters or in front of their televisions.

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