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Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2021
Alana Haim Reflects On Making Her Film Debut In Paul Thomas Anderson's "Licorice Pizza"
When Paul Thomas Anderson first mentioned to Alana Haim that he wanted to put her in a movie, she assumed it would be as an extra walking through the frame, or something. And she thought that would be pretty great. They'd gotten to know one another's families over the years. Anderson directed a few...
Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021
Jane Campion and Kirsten Dunst Come Together--At Last--For "The Power of the Dog"
Jane Campion and Kirsten Dunst admired one another before they'd ever met, but it was Campion who made the first move. She was enamored of Sofia Coppola's "The Virgin Suicides" and wrote Dunst a letter. There were talks of adapting an Alice Munro story, but it would be years until they'd get the...
Thursday, Oct. 28, 2021
Facebook's Monika Bickert Pushes Back On Whistleblower's Testimony
Monika Bickert, Facebook's head of global policy management, says the social media giant does not prioritize engagement and user growth over safety. That contradicts Senate testimony by whistleblower Frances Haugen, who claims Facebook knows its systems harm vulnerable people and hasn't made...
Thursday, Sep. 30, 2021
Director Julia Ducournau Discusses "Titane" and The Palme d'Or But Not Her Family
Julia Ducournau was in town this week for the New York Film Festival premiere of her second feature, "Titane" a movie has already developed the reputation of being the year's wildest, most explosive movies. "Titane" has prompted walkouts and passionately divisive responses, while also sparking some...
Saturday, Sep. 18, 2021
Mélanie Laurent Reflects On Her Acting, Directing and a Big Year For French Female Filmmakers
Over the past decade, Mélanie Laurent has established herself as an accomplished film director. Yet four features and many accolades later, that fact may come as a surprise to many in the U.S. who still know her best for her acting — especially for playing Shosanna in "Inglorious Basterds." But...
Tuesday, Sep. 14, 2021
Client Tell: Revlon CEO Debra Perelman Discusses Pandemic, Diversity, Sustainability
When Debra Perelman took over as Revlon's first woman CEO in its 89-year history in 2018, the global beauty company was already facing big challenges. The publicly traded company, which is backed by her billionaire father Ron Perelman's MacAndrews & Forbes Inc., and which also owns iconic...
Thursday, Sep. 9, 2021
Documentarian Ken Burns Delves Into Muhammad Ali In 4-Part PBS Series
Considering the number of movies, documentaries and other entertainment vehicles made about Muhammad Ali, it would seem that — much like the former heavyweight champion at the end of his 1971 fight against Joe Frazier — there's not much left to offer that's fresh. Will Smith played Ali. Ali even...
Wednesday, Sep. 8, 2021
Director Fukunaga Takes On James Bond--And Scheduling A Film's Release During The Pandemic--In "No Time to Die"
The film business is inherently full of starts and stops, but few have experienced the phrase "hurry up and wait" quite like "No Time to Die" director Cary Fukunaga. Fukunaga, the 44-year-old filmmaker of "Beasts of No Nation" and the first season of "True Detective," took the job directing the...
Thursday, Aug. 26, 2021
Wendell Hanes On Life Imitating Art In "That Girl Lay Lay"
Among the many musical hats that Wendell Hanes wears are that of composer, creative director and company owner. SHOOT first made contact with Hanes around 1997 when he landed a job at Vito DeSario Editing as both an assistant editor and a "sound guy" where he recorded voiceovers and went on to...
Saturday, Aug. 21, 2021
Jason Momoa, Isabela Merced Form Father-Daughter Bond In Netflix's "Sweet Girl"
Jason Momoa doesn't get to play many ordinary guys. He's Aquaman. He's Khal Drogo. He's Conan the Barbarian. It's part of the reason why he wanted to be in "Sweet Girl," a new action drama out on Netflix. In the film he's an ordinary Pittsburgh father named Ray Cooper who vows to get revenge...