Pop Geeks’ Hoboken International Film Festival Interviews

by Johnny Capson June 6, 2018
Between Pop Geeks, my former writing base RetroJunk, and one article for Retro-Daze, I’ve done over 100 interviews over the course of almost 12 years. All of these interviews were set up online, but on Thursday, May 24th, 2018, I did my first set of interviews in a new way. I live in Greenwood Lake, […]

The Flashback Interview: Pleasant Gehman

by Johnny Capson May 22, 2018
Pleasant Gehman is the definition of the phrase “renaissance woman”. Pleasant is a talent who has done a whole lot of work in multiple different fields, and done a great job with everything she’s tackled. She’s been a musician with groups like The Screamin’ Sirens and The Ringling Sisters. Under the name Princess Farhana, as […]

The Flashback Interview: Barbie Wilde

by Johnny Capson May 21, 2018
My first exposure to my next interview, Barbie Wilde, came when I saw Death Wish 3 during one of its’ many airings on syndicated television. She played the role of Fraker’s (Gavan O’Herlihy) punk girlfriend, and although her role was small, it was memorable. As my fascination with 80s culture continued to grow, I would […]

Ryan Bellgardt, Director of The Jurassic Games – Interview

by Adam Popeon May 16, 2018
I recently reviewed Ryan Bellgardt’s film The Jurassic Games for Popgeeks and it was an absolute joy. Fun action, wild characters and did I mention velociraptor kung-fu? This surprise cinematic free for all deserves to be seen, but I wanted to better understand the creative mind that imagined this deadly game of dinosaur attacks and […]

Michael Miller Director of Battalion Interview

by Adam Popeon April 17, 2018
Australian sci-fi action flick Battalion was released by Uncork’d Entertainment and High Octane Pictures this January, which I reviewed recently for Popgeeks here. This action drama from Michael Miller director of Battalion, takes a unique perspective on the worldwide alien invasion trope, so I decided to interview the writer-director on how he brought his vision […]

The Flashback Interview: Sheila Marie

by Johnny Capson March 7, 2018
I admittedly first came to know of my next interview subject, Sheila Marie, via her work in adult film. There’s so much more to her than that, though, and I discovered the scope of her work by visiting her IMDB page. Sheila Marie is an actress, a dancer, a bodybuilder and an author, among other […]

Nick Tana Hell's Kitty

Nick Tana, Creator of Hell’s Kitty-Interview

by Adam Popeon March 4, 2018
Nick Tana is shaking his treat bag of surreal horror humor with the film Hell’s Kitty, available this March. I recently reviewed the film here and after catching the cat that got my tongue, decided to reach out to the creator of Hell’s Kitty to get his take on the experience. Hoju Koolander: What inspired […]

The Flashback Interview: Dee Wallace

by Johnny Capson February 19, 2018
I was born in 1982, and the big movie of that year was E.T The Extra-Terrestrial. It made an impact on me from the first time I saw it, and it’s a movie I’ve often returned to over the years. One of the talents who stood out in that movie was Dee Wallace, who played […]

The Flashback Interview: Lisa Wilcox

by Johnny Capson February 13, 2018
2018 marks the 30th anniversary of A Nightmare On Elm Street 4: The Dream Master. Another memorable entry in the franchise, the movie starred Lisa Wilcox as Alice Johnson, who inherits the power to pull people into her dreams from Kristen Parker (played by Tuesday Knight, taking over for Patricia Arquette who played her in […]

Vincent J Roth Interview

Surge of Power Creator Interview with Vincent J Roth

by Adam Popeon January 8, 2018
Cinema’s first out gay superhero, Surge is jumping back into adventure with big laughs in Surge of Power: Revenge of the Sequel, which I reviewed for here. The comic book style adventure was a lot of fun and so I sought out an interview with Surge of Power Creator, Vincent J Roth to find […]

The Flashback Interview: Mickie McGowan

by Johnny Capson December 26, 2017
The name Mickie McGowan may not be familiar to you, but you’ve certainly heard her voice before, or at least those of the talents she’s gathered together when doing ADR casting for films from the 80s to the modern day. I first came to know of Mickie McGowan via seeing her posts on the Facebook […]

The Flashback Interview: Kelli Maroney

by Johnny Capson December 14, 2017
My newest interview subject, Kelli Maroney, is actually a talent I’ve interviewed before. I interviewed her via e-mail for RetroJunk, my previous writing base, in 2007. The interview may have happened only 10 years ago, but for me, it’s more like a lifetime ago. When I first interviewed Kelli Maroney, I was in a very […]