Freaks stars Amanda Crew and Lexy Kolker sat down with me during the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival to discuss the film. In addition to her role in Freaks, Amanda Crew may be best known from her role as Monica Hall on Silicon Valley. She also appeared in Charlie St. Cloud, The Age of Adaline, and Race, among other titles. Lexy Kolker is an actress to keep your eyes on. Not even ten years old,…"Amanda Crew and Lexy Kolker talk Freaks"
Adam Stein and Zach Lipovsky, a pair of writer-directors, sat down with me to discuss Freaks during the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival. The duo wrote and directed Freaks, which premiered in the Discovery section. The film stars Emile Hirsch, Bruce Dern, Grace Park, Amanda Crew, and features a stand-out performance from Lexy Kolker. Both Stein and Lipovsky met during On the Lot eleven years ago. They both finished in the top five and ultimately…"Adam Stein and Zach Lipovsky talk Freaks"
Freaks gets off an running thanks to a grounded story and standout performance from newcomer Lexy Kolker. Seven-year-old Chloe (Lexy Kolker) is ordered by her dad, Henry (Emile Hirsch) to remain locked in their decrepit home. Her dad thinks he is doing what’s best for her. The reality couldn’t be further from the truth. She’s not allowed outside. As for her dad, we don’t really know what’s going on with him. He tells Chloe that…"TIFF 2018: Freaks – A Psychological Thriller"
The second wave of titles for TIFF 2018 were unveiled this morning with the announcement Canadian features and short films. The feature films follow below. “We’re especially proud to present such a diverse group of films,” said Steve Gravestock, Senior Programmer, TIFF. “Ranging from science fiction to fantasy, myth to documentary, and romance to a dystopic vision of our neighbours to the south, this year’s Canadian films come from every region in the country, stretching…"TIFF 2018: Canadian Features Lineup Announced"