The Oscars are coming on February 22, and Andy Klein is already cranky about the whole thing. No matter how bad the telecast is or how predictable the winners are, everyone will still be talking about it. Even him.
In this excerpt from an article appearing in DINOSAUR Issue 3, the filmmaker talks to Jim Winters about hitchhiking across America, why landscape art can be sexy, and what he doesn’t want people doing while he’s dying. Paintings by Jim Winters.
Andy Klein gets his brains slightly scrambled while watching Jean-Luc Godard’s latest award-winning feature … and becomes the first person on Earth to find a similarity between the veteran auteur and James Cameron.
Andy Klein says Italy’s bid for a Best Foreign Language Film Oscar nomination weaves critiques of the bourgeoisie and family dynamics into a multi-POV mystery drama that’s more like “Rashomon” than “Pulp Fiction.”
Andy Klein says the Dardenne brothers’ usual stark realism figures into their latest socially conscious drama, about a depressed woman lobbying coworkers to save her job.
Starting this week, the 1981 lineup of the Flesh Eaters is taking their classic album on the road for a brief West Coast tour. Don Waller talks to bandleader Chris D. about the spiritual struggle that shaped the voodoo-flavored record.