Adrian Charlie: Congratulations on a funny film, Jackhammer. I attended the second screening (Sunday Feb 12pm Sunday) of the film at Victoria Film Fest. I was outside the theater during the first screening (7pm Saturday) everyone leaving had a smile on their face.
Earlier this summer I had an opportunity to see Samsara, the new film from Ron Fricke and Mark Magidson, and the follow-up to their landmark 1992 film, Baraka. Serving as both and evolution and an extension of their previous film, Samsara is another breathtaking journey to every corner of the globe, and capturing the flow of life in a way that’s impossible to describe.
With the nationwide rollout of Lynne Ramsay’s surrealist horror film, We Need to Talk About Kevin, happening this month, I was given the chance to sit down with Ezra Miller, who plays the titular character. A well-rounded and intelligent young man, there wasn’t a wasted word that came out of him. When asked about the most challenging aspect of the performance, he answers in a very matter of fact way about the dark psychological places he had to go to, and how it was hard to shake that at the end of the day.
Robin Hardy, director of the cult classic The Wicker Man, shared his thoughts with Next Projection in a Q&A about his newest film The Wicker Tree.
Next Projection got a chance to sit down and discuss with Jeremy Kasten his take on directing the framing segments for the horror Anthology The Theatre Bizarre. Here’s what he had to say…
In just a little over a decade, Korean filmmaker Bong Joon-ho has achieved no mean feat: with the most minimal filmography among his filmmaker colleagues with four feature films, he has made his mark as one of the most exciting, articulate, and multifaceted directors not only of his generation but of contemporary world filmmakers today. His visibility in several film festivals in 2011—Sundance and Cannes as a jury member, and most recently Busan West—attests to the international quality of his standing.