Interviews

Interviews with experts and filmmakers responsible for your favorite horror, fantasy, and science fiction films

CHINA, IL's Brad Neely and Daniel Weidenfeld: The CFQ Interview

CHINA, IL’s Brad Neely and Daniel Weidenfeld: The CFQ Interview

Continuing its mission of lowering the standards of higher education, Adult Swim’s CHINA, IL is presently offering up its second season every Sunday night. Now expanded to a full half hour, the larger canvas has allowed creator/producer/composer/voice talent Brad Neely and executive producer Daniel Weidenfeld room to expand the adventures of the faculty and student [...]

ROBOT CHICKEN's Matthew Senreich, John Harvatine IV & Eric Towner: The CFQ Interview

ROBOT CHICKEN’s Matthew Senreich, John Harvatine IV & Eric Towner: The CFQ Interview

And you thought stop-motion figures taking swift kicks to the crotch defined the work of Stoopid Buddy Stoodios, the people behind Adult Swim’s ROBOT CHICKEN and TITAN MAXIMUM. Not quite, Chuck-o — the studio is turning out an increasing variety of shows, including its most recent, FRIENDSHIP ALL-STARS OF FRIENDSHIP, a web series that tracks [...]

THE WALKING DEAD's Dallas Roberts: The CFQ Interview Podcast

THE WALKING DEAD’s Dallas Roberts: The CFQ Interview Podcast

For all that the world was going to Hell on the third season of THE WALKING DEAD, viewers had no shortage of reasons for jubilation: Finally the series had found its footing, logging in episodes that managed a sweet mix of zombie-ripping mayhem and post-apocalyptic drama. Two of the prime contributors to the quality boost [...]

Here’s What’s Going On 07/19/2013: James Wan Talks THE CONJURING

Here’s What’s Going On 07/19/2013: James Wan Talks THE CONJURING

Wan’s ideal: The scary travels out of the theater with you… Mischa Barton finds life in APARTMENT 1303 just a little disturbing… Rene Clair twists the Faust legend in LA BEAUTE DU DIABLE…

From the luxurious Cinefantastique Online studios in NYC, Dan Persons brings you up-to-date on what’s happening in the world of fantastic film & TV.

Here’s What’s Going On 07/12/2013: Guillermo del Toro on PACIFIC RIM

Here’s What’s Going On 07/12/2013: Guillermo del Toro on PACIFIC RIM

You can’t dream this stuff up… The finer points of torturing your actors… Next film will not be about unicorns weaving rainbows…
From the luxurious Cinefantastique Online studios in NYC, Dan Persons brings you up-to-date on what’s happening in the world of fantastic film & TV.
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ROBOT CHICKEN's Kevin Shinick: The CFQ Interview

ROBOT CHICKEN’s Kevin Shinick: The CFQ Interview

It’s an old cliche, but worth repeating: Comedy is serious business, even when we’re talking about the nut shots and fart jokes of ROBOT CHICKEN, even when we’re talking about the gentler, youth-appropriate rowdiness of Cartoon Network’s MAD. Kevin Shinick knows about that — he’s copped an Emmy writing for CHICKEN and not only writes [...]

Here’s What’s Going On 07/04/2013: The Man Behind DESPICABLE ME 2's Minions

Here’s What’s Going On 07/04/2013: The Man Behind DESPICABLE ME 2’s Minions

Co-Director Pierre Coffin invents his own gibberish… Phoenix keyboardist ROB composes for a MANIAC…
From the luxurious Cinefantastique Online studios in NYC, Dan Persons brings you up-to-date on what’s happening in the world of fantastic film & TV.
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100 BLOODY ACRES' Cameron & Colin Cairnes: The CFQ Interview

100 BLOODY ACRES’ Cameron & Colin Cairnes: The CFQ Interview

Australian brothers Cameron Cairnes and Colin Cairnes are making their feature film debut with 100 BLOODY ACRES. A black comedy in which a group of young concert-goers run afoul of a couple of brothers (Angus Sampson and Damon Herriman) whose blood and bone fertilizer business has seen a significant uptick in fortunes with the addition [...]

BLADE RUNNER's William Sanderson: The CFQ Interview

BLADE RUNNER’s William Sanderson: The CFQ Interview

Who among us didn’t watch lonely, trusting J.F. Sebastian take renegade replicant Pris into his digs at the Bradbury building and think, Oh, this shall not end well? It was William Sanderson who gave BLADE RUNNER’s afflicted replicant designer an awkward vulnerability, but the actor also gave life to TRUE BLOOD’s conflicted Sheriff Bud Dearborne [...]

Here’s What’s Going On 06/20/2013: Steve Carell Talks DESPICABLE ME 2

It’s the minions’ world, we just live in it… Gru’s rocky road to niceness… Never date the daughter of a supervillain…

From the luxurious Cinefantastique Online studios in NYC, Dan Persons brings you up-to-date on what’s happening in the world of genre media.