Legends of Film: Neil Marshall

By , September 20, 2017

During this episode we talk to Writer and Director Neil Marshall.  Mr. Marshall’s credits include Dog Soldiers, Doomsday, Centurion, and the upcoming Movies @ Main feature The Descent.  Marshall discusses the making of The Descent, as well as his experiences directing episodes of two recent book-inspired TV series: Game of Thrones, and Popular Materials staff favorite, Hannibal. Marshall also talks about the music that inspires him while he’s writing.

Join us at the Main Library for a free screening of The Descent (Rated R) on Saturday, October 7th, 2017 beginning at 2:00 p.m. in the first floor auditorium.

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Legends of Film: Michael Mann

By , April 26, 2017

During this episode we talk to Writer and Director Michael Mann. Mr. Mann’s filmmaking credits include HeatManhunter, The Insider, Collateral, and the upcoming Movies @ Main feature Thief. Mann discusses the making of Thief, including working with real cops and robbers on set. Mann also speaks about the importance of time in his films.

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Legends of Film: Matthew Robbins

By , February 26, 2017

During this episode we talk to Writer and Director Matthew Robbins. Mr. Robbin’s credits include Corvette Summer, The Legend of Billie Jean, Batteries Not Included, and the upcoming Movies @ Main feature Dragonslayer.Robbins discusses the making of Dragonslayer, writing the script for Steven Spielberg’s first theatrical movie, and working with Director Guillermo del Toro.

Join us at the Main Library for a free screening of Dragonslayer on Saturday March 11th, 2017, beginning at 2:00 p.m., in the first floor auditorium.

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Legends of Film: Tim Hunter

By , December 24, 2016

During this episode we talk to Director Tim Hunter. Mr. Hunter’s credits include Tex, Sylvester, and the upcoming Movies@Main feature, River’s Edge. Hunter discusses the making of River’s Edge, explains the role of a television director, and recounts his experience directing a climactic episode of cult TV series, Twin Peaks (Laura Palmer’s killer is revealed!)

Join us at the Main Library for a free screening of River’s Edge on Saturday January 14, 2017, beginning at 2:00 p.m., in the first floor auditorium.

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Legends of Film: Gordon T. Dawson

By , October 29, 2016

During this episode we talk to Second Unit Director, Producer, and Screenwriter Gordon T. Dawson.  In addition to being a longtime Sam Peckinpah collaborator, Dawson co-wrote Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia, and acted as associate producer and second unit director on Movies @ Main’s current feature, The Getaway.

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Legends of Film: Gordon T. Dawson

By , October 29, 2016

During this episode we talk to Second Unit Director, Producer, and Screenwriter Gordon T. Dawson.  In addition to being a longtime Sam Peckinpah collaborator, Dawson co-wrote Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia, and acted as associate producer and second unit director on Movies @ Main’s current feature, The Getaway.

Join us for a free screening of The Getaway on Saturday, November 12th, beginning at 2:00 p.m., at the Main Library in the first floor auditorium.

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Legends of Film: Danny Peary

By , October 7, 2016

During this episode we talk to Film Writer Danny Peary.  Mr. Peary’s books about film include Cult Movies 1,2,3, Cult Movie Stars, Alternate Oscars, and Guide for the Film Fanatic.  Peary talks about how a movie is defined as a cult movie, and discusses little known facts about Movies @ Main’s upcoming feature Night of the Demon (AKA Curse of the Demon).

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Legends of Film: Eric Red

By , September 17, 2016

During this episode we talk to Writer/Director Eric Red.  Mr. Red’s credits include The Hitcher, Near Dark, Cohen and Tate, and the upcoming Movies @ Main feature Body Parts. Mr. Red discusses the making of Body Parts, including serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer’s special connection to the movie, and shares how he came to write The Hitcher.

Join us for a free screening of Body Parts on Saturday, October 1st, beginning at 2:00 p.m., at the Main Library in the first floor auditorium.

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Legends of Film: Dick Richards

By , August 28, 2016

During this episode we talk to Director Dick Richards. Mr. Richards’ directing credits include The Culpepper Cattle Co., Rafferty and the Gold Dust Twins, Farewell My Lovely, and March or Die. Richards discusses the origins of making March or Die, working with the late Robert Mitchum, and the allure of the journey in filmmaking.

Join us for a free screening of March or Die on Saturday, September 10th, 2016, beginning at 2:00 p.m., at the Main Library in the first floor auditorium.

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Legends of Film: Jules Brenner

By , May 30, 2016

Johnny Got_His_Gun MovieLegends of Film is proud to present an interview with director of photography, Jules Brenner. Mr. Brenner has photographed such prestigious television productions as Helter Skelter, Salem’s Lot, and The Glass House. He has also been the director of photography on the following motion pictures, Dillinger, The Return of the Living Dead, and Johnny Got His Gun.

Johnny Got His Gun screening, originally scheduled Saturday March, 2016 has been rescheduled for June, 2016.

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