ROLL PIN PUNCH was the winner of BEST ACTION FILM at the July 2020 Action/Crime/Thriller FEEDBACK Film Festival. Matthew Toffolo: What motivated you to make this film? Debbie Vu: I went to my first fighting tournament back in 2013 and was so inspired by the sweat and energy each fighter puts into the ring. All… Continue reading Interview with Filmmaker Debbie Vu (ROLL PIN PUNCH)
Interview with Filmmaker Andre Sitolini (THE COOK AND THE CHEF)
THE COOK AND THE CHEF played to rave reviews at the March 2019 Comedy & Drama Film Festival in Los Angeles. Matthew Toffolo: What motivated you to make this film? Andre Sitolini : I wanted to make something very stylistic. I wanted clouds grounded to the horizon and the sky to never be blue. 2.… Continue reading Interview with Filmmaker Andre Sitolini (THE COOK AND THE CHEF)
Interview with Stunt Performer Lisa Dempsey (Titanic, Sully, Minority Report)
I did a stunt that required me to cartwheel off a balcony and land feet first into boxes – I ended up in the ER with a broken tibia, fibula and ankle. I had three surgeries and that derailed my career for a while. I rehabbed like a pro athlete and feel bionic now. I am reinforced, realigned and will live with my titanium tibial rod forever. That was nine years ago, today. October 7.
96th best baseball movie of all-time – JOE TORRE: CURVEBALLS ALONG THE WAY, 1997
Cable TV networks like to produce wanky films that attempt to tug at your heartstrings. There are about two dozen of them made every year. They are always done on the cheap and usually are about a real-life story of some kind so people are already familiar with the particulars. Before Cable, the original networks… Continue reading 96th best baseball movie of all-time – JOE TORRE: CURVEBALLS ALONG THE WAY, 1997