Today we speak with Nick Gillespie, writer-director of the film Paul Dood’s Deadly Lunch Break. The disarming dark comedy follows Paul as his chances of winning a national talent competition are ruined and his dreams of fame slashed. He then plans a deathly revenge mission and, on a lunch break, hopes to commit five spectacular murders! Will the sparkly suited Paul pull it off, stay one step ahead of the cops and find the fame he’s always longed for?
Talented filmmaker Nick Gillespie who is known for his exceptional work as director of photography on films like In Fabric, and Stan and Ollie, tries his hand at directing and co-writing this good-natured romp. Here we chat with Gillespie about his new film which enjoyed a premiere at SXSW and the choices behind the story, casting, and overall production.
PAUL DOOD’S DEADLY LUNCH BREAK is an unquestionably sweet dip into dark comedy co-written and directed by one kind and talented Nick Gillespie. While our review may not be a full-on recommendation, the work on display is worthy of consideration. Give our review a read and the interview a listen. We are eager to see what Gillespie does next.
Norm(an) Gidney is a nearly lifelong horror fan. Beginning his love for the scare at the age of 5 by watching John Carpenter's Halloween, he set out on a quest to share his passion for all things spooky with the rest of the world.