Onur Tukel

Onur Tukel is a writer/director, artist and sometimes actor.  He recently wrote and directed the movies Applesauce and Abby Singer/Songwriter.  His vampire comedy Summer of Blood is now on Netflix.  And his children’s books Little Friends and Rainstack! are out there somewhere.

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Talks

Underrated/Overlooked: Onur Tukel on Sylvio

By Onur Tukel | January 22, 2018

Underrated/Overlooked: Onur Tukel on Sylvio

Filmmaker and graphic artist Tukel spotlights one of his favorite movies of 2017 — and also creates two animated gifs for the film!

Talkhouse Film Contributors Remember Curtis Hanson

By Filmmakers | September 21, 2016

Talkhouse Film Contributors Remember Curtis Hanson

Joe Dante, Allison Anders, Rod Lurie and more pay tribute to the late director of such classics as L.A. Confidential and Wonder Boys.

The Cartoon Breakdown of Swiss Army Man We’ve All Been Waiting For

By Onur Tukel | June 28, 2016

The Cartoon Breakdown of Swiss Army Man We’ve All Been Waiting For

Filmmaker and cartoonist Onur Tukel attempts to unpack the most profound movie ever made about farting (and a bunch of other stuff).

Onur Tukel Draws His Own Conclusions About Captain America: Civil War

By Onur Tukel | May 10, 2016

Onur Tukel Draws His Own Conclusions About Captain America: Civil War

The indie writer-director (and also illustrator) puts his thoughts on the latest Marvel movie extravaganza into graphic form.

“Never Make Another Movie Again”: Filmmakers Choose Their Favorite Negative User Reviews

By Filmmakers | March 22, 2016

“Never Make Another Movie Again”: Filmmakers Choose Their Favorite Negative User Reviews

Talkhouse Film contributors dig around on IMDb, Amazon, Netflix and more to find the most hilariously outspoken takes on their movies.

Onur Tukel (Summer of Blood) Talks Antoine Fuqua’s Southpaw

By Onur Tukel | July 27, 2015

Onur Tukel (Summer of Blood) Talks Antoine Fuqua’s Southpaw

Sometimes it takes an act of great creativity and originality to write intelligently about a film that lacks creativity and originality...

Onur Tukel (Summer of Blood) Talks Joss Whedon’s The Avengers: Age of Ultron

By Onur Tukel | May 1, 2015

Onur Tukel (Summer of Blood) Talks Joss Whedon’s The Avengers: Age of Ultron

A puny indie filmmaker comes up against the might of a comic-book franchise movie, but ends up being transfixed by the film's sublime quieter moments.

Onur Tukel (Summer of Blood) Talks Hitoshi Matsumoto’s R100

By Onur Tukel | January 22, 2015

Onur Tukel (Summer of Blood) Talks Hitoshi Matsumoto’s R100

A graphic representation of one filmmaker grappling with his very conflicted feelings toward a film that he's supposed to write about.

Onur Tukel (Summer of Blood) Talks David Wnendt’s Wetlands

By Onur Tukel | December 28, 2014

Onur Tukel (Summer of Blood) Talks David Wnendt’s Wetlands

One of the most shocking and controversial movies of the year inspires not an enraged critical attack — but a cartoon.

Onur Tukel (Summer of Blood) Talks David Wnendt’s Wetlands

By Onur Tukel | September 4, 2014

Onur Tukel (Summer of Blood) Talks David Wnendt’s Wetlands

One of the most shocking and controversial movies of the year inspires not an enraged critical attack — but a cartoon.

Onur Tukel (Richard’s Wedding) Talks Jon Favreau’s Chef

By Onur Tukel | May 9, 2014

Onur Tukel (Richard’s Wedding) Talks Jon Favreau’s Chef

I was initially really excited to review Jon Favreau’s new film, Chef. I’ve always liked Favreau.