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.
During this episode we talk to Director Gary Sherman. Sherman’s film credits include Raw Meat, Vice Squad, Dead and Buried, and our upcoming Movies @ Main feature, Lisa. Mr. Sherman discusses his love of shooting at night, how to shoot a scene by candlelight, and how the film Lisa actually came to be.
Join us for a free afternoon screening of Lisa on Saturday, September 12th, at 2:00 p.m. in the Main Library auditorium.
During this episode we talk to filmmaker, William Lustig. Lustig’s directing credits include the cult favorites Maniac, Maniac Cop, and Vigilante. While Mr. Lustig has served in just about every film-making capacity – from actor, to producer, to writer – Lustig also has a passion for film restoration. The Ipcress File is one of the many movies he has restored.
Join us for a free afternoon screening of The Ipcress File on Saturday, May 9, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. in the Main Library auditorium.
During this episode of Legends of Film we talk to director Peter Medak. Mr. Medak’s film credits include The Ruling Class, The Krays, and the upcoming Movies @ Main feature The Hunchback of Notre Dame. Medak discusses working with notable actors such as Glenda Jackson and Helen Mirren, his experience directing episodes of two critically acclaimed TV series: Hannibal and Breaking Bad, and finally, his justification for making another film adaptation of The Hunchback of Notre Dame.
See The Hunchback of Notre Dame on Saturday April 11, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. at the Nashville Public Library, downtown.
During this episode of Legends of Film we talk to director Steve Carver. Carver’s film credits include Big Bad Mama, Capone, and the upcoming Movies @ Main feature, Lone Wolf McQuade. Mr. Carver discusses working with the legendary filmmaker Roger Corman, and explains why it’s NOT a good idea to take over a film from another director.
See Lone Wolf Mcquade on Saturday March 14,2015 at 2:00 p.m. at Nashville Public Library, downtown.
During this episode of Legends of Film we talk to producer Paul Lazarus. Mr. Lazarus’ producing credits include Capricorn One, Barbarosa, and the upcoming Movies @ Mainfeature, Westworld. Mr. Lazarus discusses the making of Westworld, his experience collaborating with Michael Crichton, and what’s involved in producing a motion picture. See Westworld on Saturday January 10, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. at Nashville Public Library, downtown.
During this episode of Legends of Film, we talk to the Academy Award winning production designer, Dean Tavoularis. Mr. Tavoularis discusses his career working on such Francis Ford Coppola films as The Godfather Trilogy, The Conversation, Apocalypse Now, and The Outsiders. Come see The Outsiders on Saturday 27, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. at Nashville Public Library, downtown.
During this episode we talk to film editor Bud Smith. Mr. Smith’s editing credits include The Exorcist, Flashdance, and this month’s Movies @ Main feature Sorcerer. Smith discusses the making of Sorcerer, why the original version of The Exorcist is much better than the extended directors cut, and how to edit an X-rated movie to make it an R-rated movie. See Sorcerer on the big screen Saturday September 13, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. at the Main Library, downtown. All are welcome – no tickets required…
Bill interviews editor, director and producer of the CSI TV series, Alec Smight. Mr. Smight is the son of late director Jack Smight, who directed this month’s Movies @ Main feature No Way to Treat a Lady. Alec talks about his father’s directing career as well as his own work on CSI.
Come see No Way to Treat a Lady on Saturday July 12, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. in the Main Library Auditorium.
During this episode of Legends of Film we talk to Jerry Schatzberg, director of Scarecrow, The Panic in Needle Park, and Movie’s @ Main’s upcoming feature, Sweet Revenge. Mr. Schatzberg discusses casting Morgan Freeman in his breakthrough role, the importance of improvisation, and problems that occur when your lead actor is also your screenwriter.
Come see Schatzberg’s film Sweet Revenge on Saturday, April 12, 2014 at the Main Library downtown.