“Ever since the Nancy Kerrigan and Tonya Harding thing in the 1990s, I’ve always loved ice skating,” confesses Alice Eve. It’s a pleasant enough Los Angeles morning, but small talk about the recent Winter Olympics is entirely appropriate given the downright chilly vibe that Eve’s latest film gives off. A tightly wound, character-rooted crime drama in the vein of A Simple Plan, director Tze Chun’s Cold Comes the Night is one of those crisp, engaging independent films that rather bewilderingly and frustratingly slip through the theatrical cracks every now and again, and at the heart of it all is Eve’s mesmerizingly rundown performance, a thing of damaged grace. I had a chance to chat with her recently, about the movie, what Bob Dylan song shaped the character, her career and more. The conversation is excerpted over at Paste, so click here for the read.
Did I recently have a chance to talk to Homefront director Gary Fleder one-on-one, about the movie whose source material screenwriter Sylvester Stallone originally considered using as a Rambo sequel, as well as the advantages of location scouting with Google Earth? Yes, yes I did. The conversation is excerpted over at ShockYa, so click here for the read.