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Thursday, Apr. 9, 2020
Issa Rae Reflects On HBO's "Insecure," Diversifying Her Career Endeavors
The HBO hit "Insecure" typically airs during the summer, but series creator Issa Rae has been moving like the Energizer Bunny with a schedule so booked and busy, the show's return had to be delayed. But for good reason. She filmed two movies ("The Photograph," "The Lovebirds"). She executive...
Saturday, Mar. 28, 2020
Rosario Dawson Discusses USA Network Series "Briarpatch," Industry Inclusion
Rosario Dawson has graced both the big and small screens, in everything from dramas to comedies to Marvel superhero projects, yet she's rarely been cast as the lead in a project. That has changed with her USA series "Briarpatch" where she plays fashionable political fixer Allegra Dill, who returns...
Wednesday, Mar. 18, 2020
Brian De Palma Reflects On Movies, The Ills Of Streaming
Movie theaters may be shuttered across the country, and projects delayed, but there is still newly released work of lurid and pulpy goodness from Brian De Palma. The 79-year-old filmmaker has written his first work of fiction, "Are Snakes Necessary?" a crime novel he penned with his partner, Susan...
Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020
Edie Falco Talks "Tommy," CBS Series In Which She Portrays L.A. Police Chief
In her role in the news CBS drama "Tommy," actress Edie Falco plays the first female chief of police in Los Angeles, but the native New Yorker found a way to shoot the show in her hometown. The Emmy-award winning actress known best for her roles in "The Sopranos" and "Nurse Jackie" was drawn to the...
Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020
Historian Doris Kearns Goodwin Turns TV Producer With Docuseries "Washington"
George Washington is the leading man in historian Doris Kearns Goodwin's first venture as a TV producer, a docudrama that follows his growth from ambitious young soldier to statesman. Spoiler alert for "Washington," airing 8 p.m. EST Sunday through Tuesday on the History channel: The future...
Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020
Radha Blank's Voice Resonates At Sundance With "The 40-Year-Old Version"
The Sundance Film Festival is a showcase of new voices in cinema, and few have come through louder and clearer than Radha Blank’s. Her debut film, “The 40-Year-Old Version,” earned her a Sundance Award for directing in U.S. dramatic film. Blank wrote, directed and stars in “The 40-Year-Old Version...
Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020
Animated Short Oscar Nominee Cherry Reflects On Kobe's Influence
When Matthew A. Cherry became an Oscar nominee, that was initially good enough for him, until he heard about the death of Kobe Bryant, a former professional athlete — just like himself — who was nominated in the same category in 2018. For Cherry, Bryant's death is fueling his desire to win in an...
Friday, Jan. 24, 2020
Oscar Nominee Jinmo Yang Reflects On "Parasite"
For writer-director Bong Joon Ho’s Parasite (Neon), editor Jinmo Yang has already earned assorted accolades including his first Oscar nomination as well as an ACE Eddie Award win for best edited dramatic feature film. Last May, Parasite won the Cannes Film Festival’s Palme d’Or. And this month...
Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020
Chris Seager Reflects On His First ASC Award Nomination
Chris Seager, BSC recently earned his first American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) Award nomination for his work on the “Grieve No More” episode of Carnival Row (Amazon). His fellow ASC Award nominees in the Episodes of a Series for Non-Commercial Television category are: David Luther for the...
Monday, Jan. 6, 2020
YouTube's Halprin Discusses How Site Decides What Content To Ban
Matt Halprin, the global head of trust and safety for YouTube, has a tough job: He oversees the teams that decide what is allowed and what should be prohibited on YouTube.The Google-owned site has come under fire recently for allowing videos that feature what many find offensive or violent, and for...