Paul J. Alessi has been in many Hollywood productions but when speaking to him instantly you know he is most proud of his current film, Knuckle Draggers in which Alessi plays the lead, “Kyle” who instructs his brother Ethan the ins and outs of dating and what women really want from a male perspective. The tag line for the movie explains it all “Some Things Never Change,” and Knuckle Draggers provokes questions about … READ MORE and LISTEN TO THE PODCAST INTERVIEW
Review by Pulp Movies
Ethan (Ross McCall) is a bit of a wimp. He’s an aspiring director with no work and not enough confidence to make any headway in his chosen field. In fact, the only thing he really has going for him is his girlfriend, Heather (Jennifer Alden) and when she walks out on him it’s not much of a surprise that he begins to go to pieces.
Fortunately – or not – his brother, Kyle (Paul J. Alessi) is on hand to help him pull himself together. However, while Ethan wants nothing more to re-establish his relationship with Heather, Kyle’s view of Ethan’s best interest is very different. Kyle’s attitude to … READ MORE
Filmmaker Doug Pray and Producer Paul J. Alessi on LA Talk Radio’s Film Courage
In the second half of the Film Courage radio broadcast, Knuckle Draggers Producer Paul J. Alessi revisits the studio to shed some light on ‘Deliverables,’ what they are, how much money filmmakers should set aside before making their film, and whether filmmakers should expect distributors to cover the tab… LISTEN TO BROADCAST