Cinema Misfits Podcast, Episode 41: Troll Hunter, Our Idiot Brother, Moneyball, and Drive

6 ‘n 90!  Da Man reviews six films in ninety seconds.″

Troll Hunter. “Trolls!!!”  Nuff said.″

Our Idiot Brother.   A likable film about an idiot character, or an idiot film about a likable character?″ Continue reading

Fred Koenekamp Bonus Interview

Fred Koenekamp won the best cinematography Academy Award for his work on The Towering Inferno and received the lifetime achievement award from the ASC.  In this bonus interview, Mr. Koenekamp talks about the big break of getting work on an Esther Williams film, discusses his Emmy nominated years on The Man From Uncle, shares memories of his collaboration with director Franklin Schaffner, and finishes the interview by talking about his TV work in the 80s and the last film he worked on, Flight of the Intruder.″

Cinema Misfits Podcast, Episode 40: Fred Koenekamp Interview part 2, Conan, The Debt, and Attack the Block

6 ‘n 90!  Da Man reviews six films in ninety seconds.″

Conan the Barbarian.  Keep the first twenty minutes, call it Young Conan, and you’ve got a great short.  Add an hour and a half of confused story and bad acting, and you’ve got the new Conan the Barbarian movie.″

Fred Koenekamp.  He’s faced the challenge of putting epic-size films on the screen like Patton and Papillon, and  he’s been in the thick of the action on a roller rink in Kansas City Bomber, but maybe the greatest challenge he faced was a bunch of bees on The Swarm!  Part 2 of Jim’s interview with cinematographer Fred Koenekamp.″ Continue reading