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By Jonathan Marlow
October 21, 2005 - 2:05 PM PDT

Eon McKai is paying back his film school and art school debts by doing what he knows best: smut. Using his wealth of knowledge of film (both adult and non) and his desire to stir things up, McKai is already blazing a trail with Art School Sluts and the Kill Girl Kill series leading the way. He spoke with Jonathan Marlow about his influences and his own brand of alt.porn.

Note: This article is available to adult-enabled browsers only; please be aware that it contains language that some may find offensive. But only a littleBy Jonathan Marlow
October 21, 2005 - 2:05 PM PDT

Eon McKai is paying back his film school and art school debts by doing what he knows best: smut. Using his wealth of knowledge of film (both adult and non) and his desire to stir things up, McKai is already blazing a trail with Art School Sluts and the Kill Girl Kill series leading the way. He spoke with Jonathan Marlow about his influences and his own brand of alt.porn.

Note: This article is available to adult-enabled browsers only; please be aware that it contains language that some may find offensive. But only a little.

Page 10/21/2005 - 12:00am

By Sean Axmaker
October 20, 2005 - 12:22 PM PDT

More than a few were surprised when Christopher Nolan, director of such heady features as Following and Memento, was chosen to revive the Batman franchise. Sean Axmaker asks him about reimagining an icon and the challenges of directing an action adventure as big as Batman Begins.

Page 10/20/2005 - 12:00am

By Sean Axmaker
October 18, 2005 - 5:25 AM PDT

In 1968, with Night of the Living Dead, George A. Romero not only "turned zombies into metaphors for societal decay," as Liz Cole writes in her zombies primer, he also "[changed] the face of American horror for good." So says Sean Axmaker, who talks with Romero about that landmark film and his latest, Land of the Dead.

Page 10/18/2005 - 12:00am

 
By Sean Axmaker
October 14, 2005 - 1:50 AM PDT

"With a 25-year career in some 70 films and TV shows, the prolific David Strathairn is one of the finest contemporary actors who remains largely unknown to most viewers," writes Sean Axmaker, introducing his interview, before adding, "Good Night, and Good Luck. could change that."

Page 10/14/2005 - 12:00am

By Jonathan Marlow
October 11, 2005 - 7:46 AM PDT

If the Symbionese Liberation Army hadn't kidnapped the daughter of a media magnate in 1974, would anyone ever have heard of them? Jonathan Marlow talks with Oscar-nominated documentary filmmaker Robert Stone about his latest, Guerrilla: The Taking of Patty Hearst.

Page 10/11/2005 - 12:00am

By Jonathan Marlow
October 10, 2005 - 8:48 AM PDT

As Susan King noted recently in the Los Angeles Times, John Wayne "may have been a 'personality,' but he was also a highly underrated actor." Jonathan Marlow talks with Gretchen Wayne, widow of Wayne's oldest son, Michael Wayne, and president of Batjac Productions, a California company founded by Michael's father, about the restoration and release on DVD of several Wayne favorites.

Page 10/10/2005 - 12:00am

By Jonathan Marlow
October 7, 2005 - 5:59 AM PDT

"One of the last great samurai who unyieldingly fights for ideals and convictions," Ingmar Bergman once said of Swedish documentary filmmaker Stefan Jarl. As his most recent film, The Girl From Auschwitz, screens at the Mill Valley Film Festival, Jonathan Marlow talks to him about his early work, global politics and working with Lukas Moodysson.

Page 10/07/2005 - 12:00am

By Sean Axmaker
October 3, 2005 - 11:41 AM PDT

Walter Hill is one of "the most underrated American directors working today," writes Sean Axmaker, introducing his chat with the screenwriter behind The Getaway, a producer of Alien and the director of a couple of dozen solid narrative machines. The "Ultimate Director's Cut" of his balletic urban nightmare, The Warriors, has just been released.

Page 10/03/2005 - 12:00am

By Craig Phillips
September 30, 2005 - 11:00 AM PDT

As Capote, his first narrative feature, opens to widespread acclaim (leading to early Oscar talk for an unforgettable Philip Seymour Hoffman, among other contributors), Bennett Miller confesses to Craig Phillips: his fear of "getting it wrong," and why he waited so long before tackling his first feature. Apparently, for a film Rolling Stone's Peter Travers calls "a movie that doesn't pull its punches - a knockout," the wait was most certainly worth it.

Page 09/30/2005 - 12:00am

By Jonathan Marlow
September 29, 2005 - 6:45 AM PDT

Dave McKean isn't merely wildly prolific; he's wildly prolific in a wide range of artistic disciplines: illustration, photography, comics, music, writing and film. Jonathan Marlow asks him about turning one of his many collaborations with Neil Gaiman into his first feature, MirrorMask.

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