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Playmaker Interview: James Rolfe & Kevin Finn from Angry Video Game Nerd: The Movie

by Javi Perez Angry Video Game Nerd: The Movie is written & directed by James Rolfe & Kevin Finn; a Cinemassacre & Evil Empire Entertainment production in association with Sean Keegan & Ugly Skinny Pilgrim. The film premiered today on VOD exclusively on Vimeo with a DVD release coming next month. We talked to Rolfe and Finn about who they wrote the movie for, ... Read More »

Interview: Joe Sofranko & Lili Fuller of Complete Works

by Javi Perez Have you watched Hulu’s new series Complete Works yet? You absolutely should as we said when we reviewed the series earlier this week. In just five episodes, the creators take us on a unique and personal journey following Hal, who attempts to win the American Shakespeare Competition finals in Italy. Along the way, Hal not only learns a ... Read More »

Playmaker Interview: Maggie Carey of The To Do List

Like us on Facebook & Follow us on Twitter: @PlaymakerOnline The new film The To Do List premieres on Friday. It stars Aubrey Plaza as a Boise, Idaho high school graduate in the summer of 1993 who spends the weeks before college completing a list of sexual activities with her friends. We talked to writer/director Maggie Carey about directing her first feature ... Read More »

SXSW Interview: Patrick Moote & Brian Spitz of ‘Unhung Hero’

Photos by Javi Perez/Playmaker Magazine Like us on Facebook & Follow us on Twitter: @PlaymakerOnline Playmaker Magazine: So the online video of your failed proposal goes viral. In the documentary you talk about how it got 10 million views in four days. It was national news. How soon after that video went viral did you guys start making this movie? Patrick Moote: There ... Read More »

SXSW Interview: Charlie Todd & Matt Adams of ‘We Cause Scenes’

Photo by Javi Perez/Playmaker Magazine Like us on Facebook & Follow us on Twitter: @PlaymakerOnline The SXSW documentary We Cause Scenes about Charlie Todd and his Improv Everywhere group put a big smile on our faces. Being familiar with their work on YouTube, it was fun to see the origin’s of Todd’s project and how it evolved. We talked to Todd and ... Read More »

SXSW Interview: Emily Hagins, Tony Vespe, Katie Folger & AJ Bowen of “Grow Up, Tony Phillips’

Photos by Javi Perez/Playmaker Magazine Like us on Facebook & Follow us on Twitter: @PlaymakerOnline If the cast and crew of Grow Up, Tony Phillips went out for a celebratory drink after they were officially accepted into SXSW, writer/director Emily Hagins wouldn’t be able to join them. She’s only 20. Grow Up, Tony Phillips is her 2nd movie to play at SXSW ... Read More »

SXSW 2013 Review: Plus One

Photo by Javi Perez/Playmaker Magazine Like us on Facebook & Follow us on Twitter: @PlaymakerOnline It’s really tough to come up with a movie premise that’s never been done before. It’s even tougher to successfully pull it off and create an entertaining film out of it. But that’s exactly what Dennis Iliadis did with his SXSW movie Plus One. I will tell ... Read More »

SXSW Interview: Andrew Cohn & Davy Rothbart

Photo courtesy SXSW Like us on Facebook & Follow us on Twitter: @PlaymakerOnline The SXSW documentary Medora was a unique sports movie, about a high school basketball team that hadn’t won a game in two years. The town is suffering from a bad economy, the players have to deal with hardships at home, and the school is incapable of providing the kind ... Read More »

SXSW Interview: Rob Zombie

Photo by Javi Perez/Playmaker Magazine Like us on Facebook & Follow us on Twitter: @PlaymakerOnline While Playmaker Magazine got to talk to Rob Zombie on the red carpet of his movie The Lords of Salem SXSW premiere, we also took part in an entertaining roundtable discussion with Zombie where he talked about the hypocrisy of hard core horror film fans and the ... Read More »

SXSW Video Interview: Rob & Sheri Moon Zombie Talk ‘Lords of Salem’

Rob Zombie has always been a rare breed in that he sticks to his guns, consequences be damned. It’s one of the many reasons we respect the prolific artist. With the upcoming film, Lords of Salem, Zombie looks to add an unforeseen visual twist to his personal filmography. We caught up with Rob and Sheri Moon Zombie at the premiere ... Read More »