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Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020
Google's Annie Jean-Baptiste Talks About Inclusion
As the head of product inclusion at Google, Annie Jean-Baptiste works to help ensure that the company's products -- from photos to search to everything else -- are built with everyone in mind, including women, underrepresented minorities, and people of different ages, abilities, geographic...
Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020
Hugh Laurie Takes A New Turn In Writer-Producer David Hare's "Roadkill" For PBS
On screen, Hugh Laurie has been by turns irascible ("House"), villainous ("The Night Manager") and a comedic delight ("Jeeves & Wooster"). In a conversation about his latest project, PBS' "Roadkill," he proved equally versatile. Laurie was thoughtful and charmingly wry and self-deprecating,...
Monday, Oct. 26, 2020
Sterling K. Brown On Speaking Out, Invite To "West Wing" Reunion, Hiatus From "This Is Us"
Season five of NBC's "This Is Us," debuts Tuesday and viewers will get to see the Pearson family as they navigate both the pandemic and Black Lives Matter movement. Sterling K. Brown, who plays Randall Pearson, says he can relate to how his character — a Black man who was adopted into a white...
Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020
Billy Porter Delves Into Gay Rights Movement Via HBO Max's "EQUAL"
Billy Porter is busy, pandemic or not. He's just appeared in a virtual play about nurses on the front lines. His series "Pose" is returning to production. He's soon to appear in the "Cinderella" remake. He's writing a memoir — a project he calls the hardest thing he's ever done. And starting this...
Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020
Adam McKay Reflects On HBO Doc. "537 Votes," Preps Return To Comedy With Netflix's "Don't Look Up"
Adam McKay was head writer at "Saturday Night Live" during the 2000 election — a heady era for the sketch show that saw the phrase "strategery" become lodged in the nation's consciousness, Darrell Hammond's Al Gore explain his "lockbox" and a blue-suit clad Will Ferrell dance as Janet Reno. But one...
Friday, Oct. 16, 2020
Julie Taymor Delves Into The Life Of Gloria Steinem
Director Julie Taymor, known for such lauded features as Frida and Across The Universe as well as the stage adaptation of The Lion King , now brings her discerning storytelling eye to the life of journalist, feminist and activist Gloria Steinem in The Glorias (Roadside Attractions, LD Entertainment...
Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020
Documentarian Frederick Wiseman Talks "City Hall," American Institutions
Frederick Wiseman has spent more than half a century documenting American institutions. With a small crew, he has tirelessly made lengthy, sober, engrossing filmic portraits of life in Jackson Heights, Queens; a Texas boxing gym; a Maine fishing village; small-town Indiana; a Massachusetts hospital...
Saturday, Sep. 12, 2020
David Byrne Reflects On His Festival Hit, "American Utopia," Directed By Spike Lee
In a film festival season that’s been turned largely virtual, Spike Lee’s “American Utopia,” a documentary of David Byrne’s concert musical and the opening-night film of the Toronto International Film Festival, has nevertheless supplied the giddy rush of live performance in a packed house. The film...
Monday, Aug. 24, 2020
Editor Robert Komatsu Reflects On "Mrs. America," His First Emmy Nomination
On the strength of Mrs. America (FX Networks), Robert Komatsu, ACE recently earned his first career Emmy nomination. The nod was for the episode titled “Phyllis” and came in the Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Limited Series or Movie category. Komatsu not only cut “Phyllis,” the...
Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020
The Artists Company's Owner/EP Sheds Light On Production During The Pandemic
Sally Antonacchio, owner/executive producer of The Artists Company, is a production vet whose accomplishments span assorted major projects as well as being the recipient back in 2012 of the Jay B. Eisenstat Award, the AICP’s highest honor. But even for the most experienced and decorated pro, these...

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