INTERVIEW: Adrian Murray on “Retrograde”
Keyframe speaks with RETROGRADE writer-director Murray about his sharp, concise new cringe comedy, the Slamdance-vetted film’s unpredictable admixture of inspirations, and Toronto’s close-knit indie film scene.
INTERVIEW: Theodore Schaefer on “Giving Birth to a Butterfly”
After a decade of working his way up through the indie film ranks, writer-director-producer Theodore Schaefer at last sees the debut of his highly distinctive …
INTERVIEW: Johannes Grenzfurthner on “Razzennest”
Rogue artist, raconteur and cocktail roboticist Johannes Grenzfurthner is a Viennese Renaissance man whose obsessively detailed and cleverly unhinged films infiltrated some of North America’s more fun-oriented film festivals during the pandemic. His latest, RAZZENNEST, is now streaming exclusively on Fandor.
Curator’s Pick: “The Brother from Another Planet”
Partisan agitprop around issues of immigration, race, and the ugly truths of America’s past are never not in the news or detonating social media these …
INTERVIEW: Alex Phillips on “All Jacked Up and Full of Worms”
Like some punk-rock answer to CRIMES OF THE FUTURE, the sex, drug and body horror revels of a back-alley cabal of hallucinogenic worm-eaters in ALL JACKED UP AND FULL OF WORMS conjure a bizarre underground culture literally exploding with transgressive hijinks. Keyframe recently met Phillips for a brief Zoom chat to get wormy and weird.
INTERVIEW: Joseph Sackett on “Homebody”
Now streaming exclusively on Fandor, the genderqueer body-swap comedy HOMEBODY is the debut feature from writer-director Joseph Sackett, who took inspiration from his own childhood fantasies, applying a personal touch that is at once tenderly observant of its young protagonist’s imaginative landscape and alert to all the manic possibilities suggested by the premise.
What, Me Worry (About Horror)?
Do you want to see something REALLY scary? It’s the question of the month. And the answer is yes—emphatically yes. But what terrifies you might not faze me at all…
Hot Fandor Summer: 8 to Watch
As we dive headlong and heedlessly into the very swamp of August, streets on fire and cooling systems sputtering on the brink of collapse, what better recourse than to embrace the heatwave with open arms and check out these summer-themed Fandor favorites.
Double Infidelity: Ida Lupino’s The Bigamist (1953)
It would not be inaccurate to describe film noir as a predominantly masculine genre, though it would be an oversimplification. These films feature men, but …
Fandor Festival Podcast Ep. 23: Herb Stratford, Program Director of Napa Valley Film Festival
Hooman and Chris sit down with Herb Stratford, Program Director of Napa Valley Film Festival. The Napa Valley Film Festival (NVFF) is taking place virtually this year …