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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...
Friday, Dec. 20, 2019
Director Sam Mendes Takes One Long Shot At Making "1917"
After the juggling act of two Bond films, with their cadre of characters and armory of gadgets, Sam Mendes had something cleaner in mind for his next film. Two main characters. No backstory. Real time. And one shot. From the start, Mendes envisioned his "1917" as unfolding continuously and...
Friday, Dec. 20, 2019
Anthony Daniels Reflects On Long "Star Wars" Ride As C-3PO
Anthony Daniels went through a painful experience after not receiving the same amount of public recognition as other co-stars when the first "Star Wars" film released in 1977. But in time, Daniels' C-3PO character became one of the most popular in the franchise and he's the only cast member to have...
Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019
Dick Pope, BSC Reflects On "Motherless Brooklyn"
Cinematographer Dick Pope, BSC is a two-time Oscar nominee, for Neil Burger’s The Illusionist in 2007 and Mike Leigh’s Mr. Turner in 2015. Edward Norton starred in The Illusionist and now Pope finds his latest collaboration with the actor, Motherless Brooklyn (Warner Bros.), in the awards season...
Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019
Clint Eastwood, Paul Walter Hauser Discuss "Richard Jewell," Criticism, Challenges
For his film "Richard Jewell," Clint Eastwood takes aim at the media and federal investigators for what he sees as a rush to judgment after the 1996 Atlanta Olympics bombing. The 89-year-old director calls security guard Richard Jewell's story "a great American tragedy," one he's been trying to...
Friday, Nov. 29, 2019
Taylor Kitsch Discusses "21 Bridges," Working With Chadwick Boseman
Actor Taylor Kitsch bristles at the notion that the criminal he plays in the new police drama "21 Bridges," is a cold-blooded killer. He says he worked to find the "emotional beats" of his character, Ray, and tried to understand the reasons he might do some unsavory things. That might be why...
Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019
Mark Ruffalo Delves Into "Dark Waters" With Director Todd Haynes
Mark Ruffalo learned about corporate attorney Rob Bilott, who for 20 years battled DuPont to expose the harmful effects of the chemical PFOA, along with most of the country: In 2016 through an article in The New York Times Magazine. A cold call from a West Virginia farmer in 1998 who believed his...
Friday, Oct. 25, 2019
Writer-Director Scott Z. Burns Reflects On "The Report"
Scott Z. Burns has worn different industry hats with great aplomb. He was a producer on the Oscar-winning feature documentary An Inconvenient Truth and then its sequel. His writing credits range from director Paul Greengrass’ The Bourne Ultimatum to Steven Soderbergh’s The Informant!, Contagion,...
Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019
Tony Hale On The Lessons and Karma Learned From "Veep," "Toy Story 4"
Tony Hale is known for getting big laughs for his hilarious facial reactions and physical antics in TV comedies. But for his animated role in the latest "Toy Story" installment, he had to be funny and endearing using only his voice. Hale has earned many fans by playing a morally questionable,...