Interview: David Chase, Writer/Director of ‘Not Fade Away’

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If you can recall back to PFF21, one film that had toes tapping was ‘Not Fade Away’, the debut feature film from David Chase, the creator of HBO’s acclaimed show ‘The Sopranos’. Following the rise and fall of a young band in the 60s who, like many others, were inspired by the Beatles and the Rolling Stones to start playing instruments with the hope of becoming the next big thing in music.

Interview: Erica Linz of ‘Cirque du Soleil: Worlds Away 3D’

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When I first got word of a Cirque du Soleil movie, I wasn’t sure what to expect. After the credits rolled on ‘Worlds Away’ though, I was pleasantly surprised at what was presented before me. Rather than filming just one of their popular shows, director Andrew Adamson and producer James Cameron put together a never-before-seen story featuring new characters traveling through the worlds of Cirque du Soleil and using acts from seven of the brands most popular shows like ‘Love’, the show inspired by the music of the Beatles, and ‘Viva Elvis’, the show highlighting the King’s career, to illustrate the journey that the two lovers embark on to find each other. In a way, you’re watching a Cirque du Soleil mixtape in stunningly beautiful 3D rather than having to pay all that money to go to Las Vegas to see every show. (But if you can afford it, definitely go and see all the shows in Vegas.) It’s an appetizer sampler, if you will, and it was pretty tasty, so to speak.