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Saturday, Mar. 5, 2016
Christian Bale Reflects On Malick, Impact of "The Big Short"
Christian Bale plays a screenwriter who has lost his own narrative in Terrence Malick's "Knight of Cups," an expressionistic portrait of the city that Hollywood calls home, the temptations in an industry of excess, and the quest for spiritual redemption that emerges from that. He knew what he was...
Wednesday, Mar. 2, 2016
Peter Billingsley Looks To Extend Directorial Reach Into The Ad Arena
For audiences Peter Billingsley is perhaps best known for his work as an actor, most notably as Ralphie in the perennial holiday classic A Christmas Story (1983). But inside Hollywood he is better known as a principal in Wild West Productions, Los Angeles (in partnership with actor/producer Vince...
Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2016
Havas' Tim Maleeny Reflects On Consumer Expectations of Brands
Transparency, sustainability, and a purpose beyond profit are more than popular catchphrases. They’re now bottom-line expectations for how larger businesses and brands are expected to operate, according to new research by global marketing and communications firm Havas Worldwide. Havas’ thought...
Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016
Aereo Founder Chet Kanojia "Starry"-eyed Over New Web Venture
Chet Kanojia, the founder of startup TV service Aereo, has a new offering that could shake up the cable industry again. His new Internet service, Starry, would compete with cable companies in big cities. Across the country, only one-third of homes have a choice of broadband providers, according to...
Friday, Feb. 5, 2016
Chat Room: David O. Russell
David O. Russell is a five-time Oscar nominee and has been nominated twice for the DGA Award, The Directors Guild recognition came for The Fighter in 2011 and American Hustle in 2014. Russell’s Academy Award nominations were for Best Achievement in Directing for The Fighter in 2011, Silver Linings...
Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016
Ennio Morricone's Score Stars In Tarantino's "The Hateful Eight"
All Ennio Morricone asked of Quentin Tarantino, after committing to score his new Western, "The Hateful Eight," was that the director feature his music prominently and give it the space needed to convey its message. Given how Tarantino feels about the award-winning composer, he hardly needed to ask...
Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016
Michael Bay Q&A: Benghazi Movie Is Apolitical
The very word "Benghazi" screams politics to most people - especially in this election year. So, is it even possible to make a movie about the deadly 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya, that's NOT political? "I know it's possible to MAKE a film about Benghazi that's not about the politics, because we'...
Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2015
Quentin Tarantino Delves Into Conflicts Behind "The Hateful Eight"
Quentin Tarantino is waging wars on multiple fronts. His eighth and latest film, "The Hateful Eight," is his loudest, brashest defense of celluloid in the battle between film and digital. He shot it in Ultra Panavision, the dormant widescreen format of "Ben-Hur" and other '60s epics, and he's...
Monday, Dec. 21, 2015
Charlotte Rampling, Tom Courtenay Reflect On Their Roles In "45 Years"
Tom Courtenay and Charlotte Rampling might be cinematic contemporaries in our popular imagination, but they were near strangers when they began work on the marital drama "45 Years." Still, you wouldn't know it from the film, or their cheeky, sarcastic in-person banter. "45 Years," out Dec. 23 and...
Friday, Dec. 18, 2015
Spike Lee Kicks Off Amazon's Movie Slate With "Chi-Raq"
Spike Lee made his initial industry splash in 1983 when he won a Student Academy Award for his thesis film Joe’s Bed-Stuy Barbershop: We Cut Heads. Fast forward to last month and Lee again earned special distinction from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), receiving an Oscar at...