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Friday, Mar. 23, 2018
Chat Room: Pam Fujimoto, ECD of WONGDOODY, June Cleaver Is Dead
In her career thus far, Pam Fujimoto has collected honors from the Cannes Lions, D&AD, One Show and Communication Arts. Her first job was as an art director at WONGDOODY’S Seattle headquarters. She then went on to work at TBWA\Chiat\Day and Creature before making her way back to WONGDOODY, at...
Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018
Director Yance Ford Reflects On "Strong Island," Making Oscar History
In the Oscar-nominated documentary "Strong Island," Yance Ford stares back at the camera with profound sorrow and calm resilience. "Strong Island," a Netflix release, is Ford's investigation into the killing of his brother, William Ford, in 1992 in Central Islip, New York. Ford, a 22-year-old black...
Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018
Chadwick Boseman Discusses "Black Panther, " Director Ryan Coogler's Vision
No one is more at the epicenter of the watershed pop-culture moment that is "Black Panther" than Chadwick Boseman, the Panther himself. On the eve of Ryan Coogler's juggernaut of a film arriving in theaters — and shortly before stepping out with his girlfriend for Valentine's Day — Boseman has the...
Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018
Oscar Nominee Daniel Kaluuya Reflects On "Get Out," "Black Panther"
One year ago, most audiences didn't know the name Daniel Kaluuya. Now, the 28-year-old British actor has a best-actor Oscar nomination for starring in one of last year's biggest films, "Get Out"; a culture-shifting blockbuster opening this week ("Black Panther"); and a Steve McQueen film on the...
Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018
Chat Room: Floyd Russ Reflects On Sundance
The filmography of director Floyd Russ has made its mark on varied fronts, most recently at last month’s Sundance Film Festival where his documentary short ZION debuted. Russ introduced audiences to Zion Clark, a young wrestler who was born without legs. Growing up in foster care, Clark struggled...
Friday, Dec. 22, 2017
Chat Room: Cinematographer Matthew Jensen Reflects On "Wonder Woman"
Cinematographer Matthew Jensen’s ascent in feature films, punctuated by the global hit Wonder Woman (Warner Bros.), was prompted in large part by his varied television endeavors. His early career indie feature exploits dovetailed into those initial opportunities in TV spanning a variety of shows,...
Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017
Denzel Washington Discusses "Roman J. Israel," "Fences," "Malcolm X"
Denzel Washington, 62 years-old and a seven-time Oscar nominee, is still trying to get better. In Dan Gilroy's "Roman J. Israel, Esq.," Washington has challenged himself with one of his most complicated and singular roles. The title character (played by Washington) is a veteran activist attorney...
Monday, Nov. 20, 2017
Streisand Discusses Netflix Special, Harassment, End of Touring
If you want to see Barbra Streisand sing, watch her upcoming Netflix special because you won't see her onstage again. And she's not just saying it to get you to watch "Barbra: The Music ... The Mem'ries ... The Magic!" when it debuts on the streaming service this Wednesday: Streisand, who didn't...
Monday, Nov. 20, 2017
Sonja Sohn Reflects On Her Directorial Debut, "Baltimore Rising"
Sonja Sohn has gone from being in front of the camera to behind it. The actress, who played a Baltimore detective on "The Wire," has become a documentary filmmaker and her debut offering is a powerful look at her beloved adopted city. "Baltimore Rising," which was to debut Monday on HBO, examines a...
Friday, Nov. 3, 2017
Woody Harrelson Discusses "LBJ," "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri"
There are some years when prolific doesn't begin to describe Woody Harrelson's output. In the past 12 months, Harrelson has appeared on screen as acerbic history teacher ("The Edge of Seventeen"), a neurotic divorcee ("Wilson"), a terrifying military leader ("War for the Planet of the Apes"), the...

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