Sep 3, 2016
Movie Meltdown - Episode 363
This week we return to our
coverage of Fandomfest. So not only do we continue with some fun
conversations from the
convention, but more importantly - we are thrilled to get a chance
to sit down and talk with Brad Dourif. He's a
fascinating and intense actor who's worked with some of the
greatest names in the business. Listen as we discuss his
experiences working on different projects over the years as well as
his response to specific films and his approach toward
And while one of us dodges their crazy, potential stalker, we also discuss... Star Trek Beyond, Marshall Mason, Miloš Forman, spanks are really good, Sorceress and She-Ra, I could see the butterflies, ruining Misfits, Karl Urban, Sandy Meisner, Dominic Cooper, Repertory Theatre, extra terrestrials don't wear flip-flops, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Preacher, Green Room, Jack Nicholson, When You Comin' Back, Red Ryder?, Conchata Ferrell, Eraserhead, walk briskly, in the saddle and sirloin section, it was the most dramatic way that I ever understood a movie, Irvin Kershner, the meat handbook, Blue Velvet, Exorcist 3, Werner Herzog, dead creepy meat guys, John Huston, folding space, Child's Play, all men feel that terror... when you look at a woman who looks beautiful to you... that could be your life! And it's terrifying. It's really terrifying, it was like being given a four hour tour of your own living room, Wise Blood, David Lynch, oblivion terrified him, William Peter Blatty, we are utter and complete mysteries to one another, In Cold Blood, George C. Scott, he did a magnificent job of shepherding us into a different medium, I had let him overdirect me, Peter Jackson, horror requires a monster, Jack Nance and judging carcasses.
Spoiler Alert: Basic spoilers for the classic Twilight Zone episode "Night Call". Ehh, you've probably seen it by now anyway, but... you have been warned.
"...we were at a point where cinema was changing. And he kind of got a boost from that, and he went on to make other films..."
For more on Fandomfest, go to: http://www.fandomfest.com/