Frida writing team member Justina Bonilla talks with Dr. David Wilt about the Mexican horror film El Vampiro in commemoration of its 65th anniversary.
Frida Content Editor Reggie Peralta interviews Jonathan Chapman, one of two September Volunteers of the Month, about his pick Reservoir Dogs as well as his time at The Frida.
Frida writing team member Justina Bonilla talks with Luis Valdez about his film Zoot Suit as well as his experience being a Latino writer and director.
Frida writing team member Bobby Thornson shares his experience at last week’s screening of Grave Robbers and interviews the event’s organizers.
Frida Content Editor Reggie Peralta interviews J.T. Hood, one of two August volunteers of the month, about their pick Repo Man as well as their time at The Frida.
Frida Content Editor Reggie Peralta interviews Adriana Macias, one of two July volunteers of the month, about her pick Coraline as well as her time at The Frida.
Frida writing team member Justina Bonilla interviews Julie Corman on the occasion of her 80th birthday about her career as an independent film producer.
Frida writing team member Justina Bonilla interviews film historian David J. Skal on the occasion of his 70th birthday about Universal Pictures’ Frankenstein.
Frida Content Editor Reggie Peralta interviews June’s volunteer of the month Max Ney about his pick Gojira as well as his time at The Frida.
Frida writing team member Justina Bonilla interviews director Brendan Bubion about his new documentary Con Su Pluma en Tu Mano: The Ballad of Gustavo Arellano.
Frida writing team member Justina Bonilla talks with director Penelope Spheeris on the eve of the 40th anniversary of her groundbreaking punk documentary The Decline of Western Civilization.
Richard Kelly’s new millennium psychological thriller Donnie Darko (2001) celebrates its twentieth anniversary this year. We sat down with film and television actress Jolene Purdy about her iconic performance as Cherita Chen, and the enduring appeal of this daring film.
“John Waters’ quotes are ridiculously over the top and constantly referenced amongst my family. Any quote that includes any mention of roaches are my absolute favorite. This includes Amber’s endless “That girl’s got roaches in her hair” or “Tracy Turnblad is a human roach nest” throughout the film. Another favorite line is when Penny and Edna are watching Tracy’s debut on the Corny Collins Show and Penny yells to the TV “Hi Tracy! It’s me, Penny!” Edna just looks at Penny and tells her “She can’t hear you!?” It’s absurd but makes me laugh every time.
Hello again! Frida Volunteer Kat Sotoodeh here, with another post for my blog series Volunteer Spotlight. …except this time, I’m cheating a bit. Today I interviewed The Frida Cinema’s fantastic Volunteer Coordinator/Manager (so not a volunteer, per se), Bryan Terry. He is in his 30’s (he’s not positive on the exact age though – as […]
Hey guys! This is a new blog series that we are calling Volunteer Spotlight, spearheaded and written by our awesome volunteer Kat Sotoodeh! Kat will be interviewing the brilliant and committed volunteers who donate their time to our non-profit, providing you Frida fans an opportunity to learn more about the familiar faces that greet you when you pay us a visit!