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Monday, Mar. 1, 2021
Cynthia Erivo Reflects On NatGeo's "Genius: Aretha," Portraying the Queen of Soul
The Tony Awards could bring Cynthia Erivo another Emmy. Days after the British performer belted Aretha Franklin's "Ain't No Way" during a red carpet interview at the 2019 Tonys — explaining that it's her guilty pleasure song — she got a call from the producers of the National Geographic series "...
Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021
Aaron Schneider Reflects On "Greyhound," Collaborating With Writer-Actor Tom Hanks
Aaron Schneider made his first major industry mark as a cinematographer, lensing assorted music videos and commercials. He gained high profile recognition as an Emmy-nominated and two-time ASC Award-winning DP, all for his work on the TV series Murder One . The ASC Awards came in consecutive years...
Monday, Feb. 1, 2021
Rebecca Hall Makes Feature Directing Debut With "Passing" At Sundance
Rebecca Hall came across Nella Larsen's novel "Passing" at a time when she was grappling with her own family history. She'd become aware that her maternal grandfather was "white passing," and it might have gone back even further. Then someone handed her this book, from 1929, about two light-skinned...
Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021
Kingsley Ben-Adir Breaks Out As Malcolm X in "One Night in Miami"
British actor Kingsley Ben-Adir may not be a household name yet, but that's poised to change with his scene-stealing performance as Malcolm X in Regina King's "One Night in Miami...." The film, which imagines an electric meeting between the civil rights icon, Sam Cooke, Cassius Clay and Jim Brown...
Friday, Jan. 15, 2021
TRAVERSE32's Brett Henenberg Navigates The Worlds of Entertainment, Advertising
Brett Henenberg leads all elements of TRAVERSE32’s domestic and international film, television, and content productions. Recently launched by IPG Mediabrands, TRAVERSE32 is an independent development and entertainment company aimed at connecting film and TV audiences with highly influential brands...
Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2020
George Clooney Reflects On "The Midnight Sky," Life During The Pandemic
How has George Clooney been handling isolation? Aside from spending time with his wife, Amal Clooney, and their 3-year-old twins, and editing his new film "The Midnight Sky," he's relied on, like many others, a text chain with pals and Zoom. He just got off one with Matt Damon and John Krasinski. "...
Monday, Dec. 14, 2020
Christopher Nolan Reflects on "Tenet" Home Release, Shares Insights Into The Film
Christopher Nolan movies almost demand another look and " Tenet " is no exception. On Tuesday (12/15), audiences will finally be able to watch, re-watch and dissect the palindromic spy thriller starring John David Washington and Elizabeth Debickifrom the comfort of their home. "Tenet" will be...
Friday, Dec. 11, 2020
Director Julia Hart Navigates A Different Crime-Drama Path In "I'm Your Woman"
The 34th edition of the AFI Fest opened in October with the world premiere of the Amazon Original film I’m Your Woman . For the first time, the AFI Fest went digital as have many events due to the pandemic. Yet that didn’t prevent I’m Your Woman from making a major splash, bringing a new...
Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2020
Steven Soderbergh Discusses Production During The Pandemic, "Let Them All Talk," Blockbuster Prospects
Steven Soderbergh calls it "the boat movie" even though he's not supposed to call it "the boat movie." The Queen Mary 2, on which Soderbergh filmed the majority of his new film "Let Them All Talk," is technically a ship, and a big one at that. The thought of making a movie on the $750-million ocean...
Friday, Dec. 4, 2020
A "Shameless" Perspective On The Pandemic From EP John Wells
The coronavirus outbreak that delayed the taping of "Shameless" is woven into the 11th and final season of the Gallagher saga. It seems inevitable, given the outsized share of hardships the family has met and, sometimes, overcome. It also reflects executive producer John Wells' intention that the...