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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
Legends 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 Gunscreening, originally scheduled Saturday March, 2016 has been rescheduled for June, 2016.
During this episode we talk to film editor, Frank J. Urioste. Mr. Urioste’s editing credits include Robocop, Die Hard, Total Recall, The Hitcher, and the upcoming Movies @ Main feature, The Spikes Gang. Urisote discusses editing these thrilling movies and much more about his career.
During this episode we talk to Academy Award-winning film editor Paul Hirsch. If you aren’t aware of Mr. Hirsch’s career in film, get ready to be amazed. His editing credits include Star Wars Episodes IV and V, Phantom of the Paradise, Ray, and the upcoming Warcraft movie.
Join us for a free screening of Source Code on Saturday, April 9, 2016, beginning at 2:00 p.m., at the Main Library Auditorium in Nashville, TN.
During this episode we talk to Sound Designer, Film Editor and Director Walter Murch. Mr. Murch’s editing credits include Apocalypse Now, Julia, The Unbearable Lightness of Being, The English Patient, and The Conversation. Murch won three Academy Awards® over the course of his film career.
During this episode we talk to Director Kevin Connor. Mr. Connor’s credits include Motel Hell, The Land That Time Forgot, At the Earth’s Core, and our upcoming Movies at Main feature, From Beyond the Grave. Connor discusses his career in film, including the making of From Beyond the Grave, directing the legendary Peter Cushing, and editing Richard Attenborough’s historical drama, Young Winston.
Join us for a free afternoon screening of From Beyond the Grave on Saturday, October 3, 2015 at 2:00 PM in the Nashville Public Library (Main) auditorium.