Posts tagged: Interviews

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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Legends of Film: Paul Hirsch

By , March 25, 2016

Source CodeDuring 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.

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Legends of Film: Walter Murch

By , December 26, 2015

Return To OzDuring 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.

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Legends of Film: Kevin Connor

By , September 19, 2015

From Beyond the grave
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.

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Legends of Film: William Lustig

By , April 25, 2015

Ipcress_File_British_quad_posterDuring 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.

Legends of Film: Peter Medak

By , March 28, 2015


The Hunchback of Notre Dame - movie posterDuring 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.

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Legends of Film: Paul Lazarus

By , December 27, 2014

WestworldDuring 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.

Legends of Film: Dean Tavoularis

By , September 20, 2014

outsidersDuring 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.

Legends of Film: Bud Smith

By , August 29, 2014

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…

Legends of Film: Alec Smight

By , June 29, 2014


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.

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