New York Philharmonic: John Williams’ ‘E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial’ in Concert – Recap

There have been many collaborations throughout cinema history that have made a memorable and profound impact on moviegoers. Creativity can only mushroom if likeminded individuals join forces and put forth great art together. Legendary filmmaker Steven Spielberg is one such individual and he has been working with maestro and genius composer John Williams for over 40 years now. Their work has gone beyond just art … Continue reading New York Philharmonic: John Williams’ ‘E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial’ in Concert – Recap

Big Apple Comic Con 2017 – Recap

With every year, comic cons get increasingly popular. At this point, they are pretty much a staple of modern society and why shouldn’t they be? They bring people together, people with similar interests and a passion for all things pop culture. This past March saw the return of the Big Apple Con, a fun little con that has been around since 1996. The Penn Plaza … Continue reading Big Apple Comic Con 2017 – Recap

Katsucon 2017 – Recap

Every February, a little bit of Japan comes to Maryland. Actually no, that’s not right. A LOT of Japan comes to Maryland. The annual anime and cosplay festival glow sticks comes to National Harbor and attracts a bevy of anime enthusiasts and professional and amateur costumers. It is a yearly celebration and with thousands of joyful participants, it is truly a time to treasure. Hosted once again at the Gaylord … Continue reading Katsucon 2017 – Recap

Interview: Liam Neeson Talks ‘A Monster Calls’

Over the decades, many actors have secured themselves as cinematic icons. To transcend the film screen and move into audiences’ hearts is no small feat. The hugely diverse Liam Neeson is one such actor and from Schindler’s List to Michael Collins to Star Wars to Taken, this is a man who is no stranger to diversity in terms of picking roles. His latest film is no exception and in A … Continue reading Interview: Liam Neeson Talks ‘A Monster Calls’

Interview: Director Darren Lynn Bousman Talks ‘Abattoir’

In his new horror-thriller, Abattoir, director Darren Lynn Bousman gives us a dark and disturbing film that poses many questions and puts the characters through the paces. Known for directing Saw II – IV, Bousman is no stranger to the macabre and creepy. Darren spoke with Unger the Radar recently and here’s how that conversation went: What is it about horror that fascinates you so? I mean, I … Continue reading Interview: Director Darren Lynn Bousman Talks ‘Abattoir’

Interview: Special Effects/Makeup Artist Tom Woodruff Jr. Talks ‘The Monster’

Terminator, Predator, Aliens, Tremors, Pumpkinhead, Starship Troopers. These are just a few of the many creatures special effects/makeup wizard Tom Woodruff Jr. has conjured up during his career. He has been creating some of cinema history’s most memorable characters for over three decades and his latest work is featured in the indie horror/drama The Monster. Tom was nice enough to speak with Unger the Radar. Here’s how that conversation went: So … Continue reading Interview: Special Effects/Makeup Artist Tom Woodruff Jr. Talks ‘The Monster’

Interview: Director Renny Harlin Talks ‘Skiptrace’

Action is a film genre where directors tend to get a little lazy and just include explosions and over the top gunfights. Fortunately, this isn’t the case with Renny Harlin, a gifted filmmaker who has en eye for action and has supplied the film industry with some of the most intense and exiting action movies there are. From Die Hard 2: Die Harder to Cliffhanger to The … Continue reading Interview: Director Renny Harlin Talks ‘Skiptrace’