Alex Kecskes

Alex A. Kecskes has written hundreds of film reviews and celebrity interviews for a wide variety of online and print outlets. He has covered red carpet premieres and Comic-Con events for major films and independent releases.

At the “Van Helsing” roundtable with Chris Heyerdahl & showrunner Neil LaBute

When Van Helsing season 2, returns for its 13-episode run in the fall, there will be more meat suits to chop up, more characters to root for and even a bit of romance.

The series stars Kelly Overton as vamp descendant Vanessa Van Helsing, Jonathan Scarfe as Axel, Christopher Heyerdahl as Sam, Paul Johansson as Dimitri, David Cubbit as John, and Vincent Gale as Flesh. Read more

At the “Van Helsing” roundtable with Paul Johansson and Jonathan Scarfe

Coming up on its second season, 13-episode run, Van Helsing promises more gore, more surprises, and more white knuckle suspense as the good guys circle the wagons against a growing threat of meat suit maniacs. In last season’s finale, Vanessa is finally reunited with her daughter as she learns some hard truths about the family she didn’t know existed. And, yes, Axel is alive. Find out more about what’s coming up in Season 2 as Paul Johansson and Jonathan Scarfe open up–without going into any spoilers.

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Wynonna Earp cast returns to Comic-con 2017

Wynonna Earp, the E-ticket ride that unites hair-on-fire violence with smack down humor, returned to Comic-con for press and fans alike. Leading the charge to excise demons from the town of Purgatory is the gun-slinging, hard drinking descendant of Marshall Earp, Wynonna (Melanie Scrofano). Hailing from Ontario, Scrofano has appeared in over 40 films and television shows, including Supernatural, Being Erica, Robocop, Haven, Saw and Warehouse 13. Read more

At the roundtable as John C. McGinley talks “Stan Against Evil”

In this roundtable interview, John C McGinley talks about the series that walks a thin line between horror and humor. He provides insights about the cast and his character, Stan Miller, a disgruntled former sheriff of a small New England town who was forced into retirement. Reluctant to relinquish his authority to Evie Barret (Janet Varney), the tough, beautiful new sheriff, the two form an unlikely alliance to fight the town’s unleashed demons. Read more

Interview with Clare Kramer on her new inspirational documentary, “Joyrider”

On June 13th 2017 André Kajlich was the first person to hand cycle coast to coast in the Race Across America. His journey is featured in Joyrider, a documentary directed by Clare Kramer (Glory, Buffy the Vampire Slayer & Courtney, Bring it On). Joyrider chronicles the journey of the first and only handcyclist to qualify for the grueling 3,000-mile, 12-day race crossing 12 states. The film captures the true athleticism and history making drive of this para-triathlete as he triumphs over his double leg amputation. In this one-on-one interview, Kramer explains her passion and the challenges she and her team faced in creating Joyrider. Read more

The Circle: Big Brother on Steroids

Based on Dave Eggers novel and helmed by James Ponsoldt, The Circle is less eye opener than reminder of where we’re eventually headed. As Sun Microsystems chief executive Scott McNealy said nearly 15 years ago, “You have zero privacy anyway. Get over it.”

While not as imminently insidious as Person of Interest’s “Machine,” founder Eamon Bailey’s (Tom Hanks) Circle is every bit as invasive and foreboding. What’s perhaps most unsettling is that Hanks’ humble Norman Rockwell persona sells his social media hydra as innocently as a little kid on the corner hawking lemonade. Read more

Interview with Director Megan Freels Johnston on “The Ice Cream Truck”

A neat little brew of Housewives of OC meets Scream, The Ice Cream Truck explores the nagging suspicions we’ve all had about those doodle-ding trucks and soon to be cougar Milfs trolling suburbia. When housewife Mary (Deanna Russo) returns to her suburban hometown, she discovers an off-kilter mix of overly nosy neighbors, overly sexed teens and an ice cream man overly dedicated to serving scoops of blood with his Rum Raisin. In this one-on-one interview, director Megan Freels Johnston reveals the challenges she faced in bringing The Ice Cream Truck to the screen.

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Interview with Alexis Carra on “The Answer”

Born and raised in Tampa, Florida, Alexis Carra is best known for her roles as Cynthia McDermott in the TV Series Recovery Road and as Jessica in Mixology. She has also appeared in Grey’s Anatomy, Castle, The Mentalist and Anger Management. In The Answer, Carra is Charlotte Parker, a smart, sassy office worker who helps introvert and mysteriously gifted co-worker Bridd Cole (Austin Hébert) figure out who is hunting him and the secret to his true identity. The award winning film helmed by newcomer Iqbal Ahmed unites mystery, sci-fi, fantasy and romance into a nail biting thriller. In this one-on-one interview, Alexis reveals the joys and challenges she faced in bringing Charlotte to life.

Alexis Carra

What attracted you to the role of Charlotte?

Alexis Carra: I liked that she was more than just a love interest for Bridd. To be more than just the sexy vixen that makes Bridd look good. I liked that she had a complicated past, which enabled her to help Bridd get out of his own way to see the things that he needed to see. It was a real partnership. Their love story was really the C story that evolved. I liked that she was a badass. Read more