William Dass

Writer for Film School Rejects. He currently lives in Virginia, where he is very proud of his three kids, wife, and projector. Co-Dork on the In The Mouth of Dorkness podcast.
Girl On The Third Floor

‘Girl on the Third Floor’ Director Travis Stevens Takes on Social Media Toxicity

By William Dass 

We talk with writer, director, and producer Travis Stevens about his experience with social media and the fight against toxic masculinity.

Creature From The Black Lagoon

The Unearthed History of the Real Designer of ‘The Creature from the Black Lagoon’

By William Dass 

Milicent Patrick, the creator of the iconic Gill Man, was fired by Bud Westmore so he could steal her credit. 65 years later, Hollywood still runs on sexism.

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Maximum Cage in ‘Mom And Dad’: An Underrated 2018 Nicolas Cage Scene

By William Dass 

‘Mandy’ is great, but Nicolas Cage goes full Dad Life Crisis in ‘Mom And Dad’ and it is amazing.

Rewind New Filmmakers

The Most Interesting New Filmmakers We Met in 2018

By William Dass 

Filmmaking ain’t easy. We want to celebrate some of the folks who finally got that film out of their heads and onto the screen.

Video Palace

Shudder’s ‘Video Palace’ Director Ben Rock on How Podcasting Could Be A New Entry Point For Filmmakers

By William Dass 

The writer and director of Shudder’s new podcast discusses the art of storytelling and opportunities available to those willing to forge a path into new markets and mediums.

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Christopher Willis on Finding Musical Inspiration in Stalin’s Russia for ‘The Death of Stalin’

By William Dass 

An interview with Armando Iannucci’s composer which starts in Soviet Russia and ends in Walt Disney World.

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Jim Cummings Chats About His Indie Hit ‘Thunder Road’

By William Dass 

Jim Cummings talks about hurricane diaspores, toxic masculinity, and the importance of crying at comedies.

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Don Coscarelli Chats About His Upcoming Book “True Indie: Life and Death in Filmmaking”

By William Dass 

We talk with the indie horror master about the evolution of filmmaking throughout his career and the challenges of cramming it all into a book.

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Graham Skipper Interview: We Chat With the Director About His Pulsating Love Triangle of 80s Horror Homage

By William Dass 

The indie horror director’s biomechanical, Cronenbergian sexterpiece is really a love story.