The Language of Drums: Director Damien Chazelle and Metallica’s Lars Ulrich Discuss WHIPLASH

by Eat Drink Films

The successful commercial run of Whiplash  continues at the Clay Theatre in San Francisco and the Shattuck Cinemas in Berkeley. Director Damien Chazelle’s first feature made its Bay Area debut at the Mill Valley Film Festival earlier this fall as part of the fest’s Artist in Residence series, presented by Metallica’s Lars Ulrich, who introduced the movie and conducted a Q&A with Chazelle afterward. Continue reading

Todd Haynes: Interviews–MILDRED PIERCE (2011)

A pioneer of the New Queer Cinema, Todd Haynes (b. 1961) is a leading American independent filmmaker.  Whether working with talking dolls in a homemade short (Superstar: The Karen Carpenter Story ) or with Oscar®-winning performers in an HBO miniseries (Mildred Pierce ), Haynes has garnered numerous awards and nominations and an expanding fan base for his provocative and engaging work.  Continue reading