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Interview: Liam Neeson Talks ‘A Monster Calls’

Over the decades, many actors have secured themselves as cinematic icons. To transcend the film screen and move into audiences’ hearts is no small feat. The hugely diverse Liam Neeson is one such actor and from Schindler’s List to Michael Collins to Star Wars to Taken, this is a man who is no stranger to diversity in terms of picking roles. His latest film is no exception and in A Monster Calls, Neeson takes on the role of a gigantic tree monster (in motion capture), only to help guide a young boy through a very difficult time. Neeson was kind enough to sit down with me and other members of the media in a very special roundtable interview. Here’s how that interview went:

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Interview: Director Darren Lynn Bousman Talks ‘Abattoir’

In his new horror-thriller, Abattoir, director Darren Lynn Bousman gives us a dark and disturbing film that poses many questions and puts the characters through the paces. Known for directing Saw II – IV, Bousman is no stranger to the macabre and creepy. Darren spoke with Unger the Radar recently and here’s how that conversation went:

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Interview: Special Effects/Makeup Artist Tom Woodruff Jr. Talks ‘The Monster’

Terminator, PredatorAliensTremorsPumpkinheadStarship Troopers. These are just a few of the many creatures special effects/makeup wizard Tom Woodruff Jr. has conjured up during his career. He has been creating some of cinema history’s most memorable characters for over three decades and his latest work is featured in the indie horror/drama The Monster. Tom was nice enough to speak with Unger the Radar. Here’s how that conversation went:

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Interview: Director Renny Harlin Talks ‘Skiptrace’

Action is a film genre where directors tend to get a little lazy and just include explosions and over the top gunfights. Fortunately, this isn’t the case with Renny Harlin, a gifted filmmaker who has en eye for action and has supplied the film industry with some of the most intense and exiting action movies there are. From Die Hard 2: Die Harder to Cliffhanger to The Long Kiss Goodnight, the man definitely knows what he’s doing. In Skiptrace (his latest action/comedy), we get a fun buddy adventure starring Jackie Chan and Johnny Knoxville. Renny was nice enough to chat with me about the film. Here’s how that interview went:

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Interview: Actress Tovah Feldshuh Talks ‘The Walking Dead Season Six’ (Now Out on Blu-ray & DVD)

The Walking Dead may contain a bevy of flesh-hungry zombies but it’s really the human relationships that propel the action. Season five of the acclaimed television series introduced character Deanna Monroe (played brilliantly by seasoned actress Tovah Feldshuh. With season six now out on DVD and Blu-ray, Tovah was nice enough to speak with me about her work on the show, as well as her extensive career as a celebrated actress. Here’s how the interview went:

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Interview: Actor Andy Powers Talks ‘Clown’

The horror film genre has been in something of a decline in recent years. It seems like haunted houses, possessed children, and jump scares make up most movies in this realm and that’s a shame because horror films used to smart, imaginative, and genuinely scary. Fortunately, with Clown, we get a strong dose of 80s slasher film style fun. Andy Powers (In Her ShoesUntitled: A Love Story) stars as an unlucky dad who when puts on a mysterious clown suit he finds in the attic, it soon begins to change him… Powers is sensational in the lead role and in this interview, we had a little fun talking about making the film. Here’s how it went:

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Interview: Filmmaker Justin Lerner and Star Joseph Cross Talk ‘The Automatic Hate’

Indie films almost always hit the mark and The Automatic Hate is no exception. It is a deep and thought-provoking family drama that explores the taboos and awkward moments that exist within dysfunctional families. Young actor Joseph Cross (LincolnMilk) anchors the film which is written, directed, and produced by Justin Lerner (GirlfriendThe Replacement Child). Cross and Lerner recently took some time to speak with me and it was illuminating, to say the least. Here’s how that interview went:

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