Thursday, October 29, 2020

Cult filmmaker Monte Hellman talks about ‘Two-Lane Blacktop’ and ‘Road to...

Ahead of his “appearance” in my neighborhood (well near Miami: Miami Beach), film director Monte Hellman agreed to a short chat over the phone...

John McEntire and Dan Bitney of Tortoise on perils of post-rock...

In existence since 1990, Tortoise, the instrumental quintet from Chicago, deserves to have transcended the now stale label of post-rock. Its sound is distinctive...

Brilliant ‘No’ premieres in Miami at MIFF Day 5, plus other...

This morning most of my Miami International Film Festival coverage will be found on the “Miami New Times” blog “Cultist.” As I noted yesterday,...

Michael Gordon and Bill Morrison talk about their Miami Beach city...

It’s been 12 years since Bill Morrison came to Miami and blew the minds of a nearly packed house with Decasia in a large screening room...

Interview with Liv Corfixen and Nicolas Winding Refn on My Life...

In the new behind-the-scenes documentary about Only God Forgives, My Life Directed by Nicolas Winding Refn, we meet more than a writer/director caught up in his...

Filmmakers Charlie Kaufman, Duke Johnson on meanings of Anomalisa and awards...

On an uncharacteristically wet and chilly Tuesday morning in Downtown Miami, filmmakers Charlie Kaufman and Duke Johnson sit at a round table easily large...

Documentary filmmaker Eugene Jarecki on his master class in failed drug...

Tuesday's election was not only a big deal for the president. It was also a big day for taking a step away from the...

Alan White of ‘Yes’ talks ‘Cruise to the Edge’ and early...

While giant music festivals continue to bring in huge crowds to cities like Chicago (Lollapalooza) and even right here in my hometown of Miami...

Gabó brings back electro-scoring to silent film with Buster Keaton

Gabriel Pulido, aka Gabó, will once again bring his unique ambient music stylings to a silent film at the Miami Beach Cinematheque. Last year, Pulido produced...

David Bowie’s Heathen photographer reveals Bowie’s surprise of Next Day’s success...

Ahead of the unveiling of an exhibition of unseen images featuring David Bowie shot by Markus Klinko for the 2002 album Heathen, I had a chance to talk...