• Carly Pope Talks to Manny the Movie Guy About “Demonic,” Neil Blomkamp, and Volumetric Capture

    [bc_video video_id=”6268653676001″ account_id=”5728959025001″ player_id=”rJpklujDf” embed=”in-page” padding_top=”56%” autoplay=”” min_width=”0px” playsinline=”” picture_in_picture=”” max_width=”640px” mute=”” width=”100%” height=”100%” ] I had a great time talking to the refreshingly thoughtful and sweet Carly Pope about her new scary sci-fi flick “Demonic” from writer/director Neil Blomkamp (“District 9,” “Elysium”).  In the film, Pope stars as Carly, a daughter who must come […]

  • Secrets of “The Djinn” – How Limited Resources Sparked Creativity

    [bc_video video_id=”6254215986001″ account_id=”5728959025001″ player_id=”rJpklujDf” embed=”in-page” padding_top=”56%” autoplay=”” min_width=”0px” playsinline=”” picture_in_picture=”” max_width=”640px” mute=”” width=”100%” height=”100%” ] Set in 1989, “The Djinn” tells the tale of a mute boy who accidentally opens the portals of evil.  Writers/directors David Charbonier and Justin Powell created a scary yet heartfelt movie about growing up with a “Home Alone” and “The […]

  • Movie Review: “Those Who Wish Me Dead” & “The Djinn”

    [bc_video video_id=”6254218231001″ account_id=”5728959025001″ player_id=”rJpklujDf” embed=”in-page” padding_top=”56%” autoplay=”” min_width=”0px” playsinline=”” picture_in_picture=”” max_width=”640px” mute=”” width=”100%” height=”100%” ] Two new movies this weekend include Angelina Jolie versus wildfire in “Those Who Wish Me Dead” in theaters and HBO Max and the supernatural thriller “The Djinn” also in theaters and on-demand.  Which one is worth your time and money?  […]

  • Gia Coppola Talks to Manny the Movie Guy about “Mainstream” Starring Andrew Garfield, Maya Hawke

    [bc_video video_id=”6254105390001″ account_id=”5728959025001″ player_id=”rJpklujDf” embed=”in-page” padding_top=”56%” autoplay=”” min_width=”0px” playsinline=”” picture_in_picture=”” max_width=”640px” mute=”” width=”100%” height=”100%” ] In “Mainstream,” Andrew Garfield stars in a role like you’ve never seen him before.  He is Link, a mysterious but charismatic stranger who fascinates Frankie (Maya Hawke), a struggling filmmaker.  What follows next is a fun satire on internet stardom. […]

  • Inside the Hypnotic, Psychological Terror of “Come True”

    [bc_video video_id=”6239652883001″ account_id=”5728959025001″ player_id=”rJpklujDf” embed=”in-page” padding_top=”56%” autoplay=”” min_width=”0px” playsinline=”” picture_in_picture=”” max_width=”640px” mute=”” width=”100%” height=”100%” ] Anthony Scott Burns’ new sci-fi thriller “Come True” is full of psychological and supernatural clues with a dash of Carl Jung theories thrown in for good measure.  And it worked!  Largely because Julia Sarah Stone embodies the character of Sarah […]

  • The Supernatural and Jewish Mysticism: Actor Dave Davis Talks About “The Vigil” with Manny the Movie Guy

    [bc_video video_id=”6235846614001″ account_id=”5728959025001″ player_id=”rJpklujDf” embed=”in-page” padding_top=”56%” autoplay=”” min_width=”0px” playsinline=”” picture_in_picture=”” max_width=”640px” mute=”” width=”100%” height=”100%” ] “The Vigil” is a terrifyingly satisfying movie.  Like some of the best horror films, this is about our demons inside.  Writer/director Keith Thomas created a supernatural horror film that will stay with you long after the credits.  Central to the […]

  • Wil Wheaton Invites You to “Rent-A-Pal”

    [bc_video video_id=”6189157752001″ account_id=”5728959025001″ player_id=”default” embed=”in-page” padding_top=”56%” autoplay=”” min_width=”0px” playsinline=”” picture_in_picture=”” max_width=”640px” mute=”” width=”100%” height=”100%” ] “Rent-A-Pal” is a creepy film about boredom and isolation and Wil Wheaton is here for it!  Written and directed by Jon Stevenson, Wheaton is the pal on the title, the charming and charismatic Andy who becomes the only friend of […]

  • Vincent Piazza Reveals Secrets Behind “Centigrade”

    [bc_video video_id=”6188843370001″ account_id=”5728959025001″ player_id=”default” embed=”in-page” padding_top=”56%” autoplay=”” min_width=”0px” playsinline=”” picture_in_picture=”” max_width=”640px” mute=”” width=”100%” height=”100%” ] I love the cast of “Centigrade” both in the film and meeting them virtually.  Vincent Piazza and Genesis Rodriguez star as a couple stuck in a car under a mound of snow.  How will they survive?  Here’s my interview with […]

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