"Smokin' Aces, Grindhouse and Black Snake Moan all promise to be pure, outrageous pulp as they draw energy and inspiration from the kind of down-and-dirty movies that have thrived, in their own ways, outside the orbit of mainstream Hollywood. ..."
The LA Times offers a provocative interview with Memphis director Craig Brewer and two other young turk movie-makers, Joe Carnahan and Robert Rodriquez.
Our favorite Brewer quote: "All the producers were there, and all of my crew . I'll just never forget the silence that came over the crew. And we were all thinking the same thing, 'Are we really making this movie?'"