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Ep. 234: Trey Edward Shults – Director of Waves

My last interview from Denver Film Festival 42 is an exciting one. I’ve got Trey Edward Shults, Director of Waves, a movie I’ve scarcely stopped thinking about since I saw it about two weeks ago. Here’s what I wrote after watching it: “This film is visceral and thrilling and harrowing, but also quiet and contemplative…

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Ep. 233: Jeffrey McHale – Director of You Don’t Nomi

Jeffrey McHale is the Director, Writer, Editor and Producer of You Don’t Nomi, a film described thusly: “A chorus of film critics and fervent devotees explore the complicated afterlife of 1995’s biggest film flop, Paul Verhoeven’s Showgirls, from disastrous release to cult adoration and extraordinary redemption.” In many ways, this documentary felt like it was…

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Ep. 232: Nate Bakke, Pete Gardner and Dan Cummings – Man Camp

Coming to you from Denver Film Festival 2019 (DFF42), is Man Camp, directed by Nate Bakke, written by Daniel Cummings (who also stars), and starring Pete Gardner (who is best known for his work on Crazy Ex-Girlfriend). The movie is a comedy about three brothers who commemorate their dad each year at their cabin, but…

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Ep. 231: Jack Sim and Lily Zepeda – Mr. Toilet

Jack Sim and Lily Zepeda are the subject and director (respectively) of Mr. Toilet: The World’s #2 Man, a documentary that I had the privilege of seeing at Denver Film Festival 42. Jack has dedicated the last 22 years to helping bring toilets to parts of the world that don’t have them. It’s easy to…

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