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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,...
Wednesday, Sep. 25, 2019
Patricia Heaton Discusses Challenges Of Producing, Starring In "Carol's Second Act" On CBS
Patricia Heaton is having a recurring dream she describes as "half prosperity, half panic," in which she and her husband are remodeling a massive apartment in New York City with a squad of designers. Then comes the unsettling part, when she wonders why and how they bought the money pit. Heaton, who...
Friday, Sep. 13, 2019
John Leguizamo Reflects On Emmy Nod, Underrepresentation of Latinos In Films
John Leguizamo is returning to the Primetime Emmy Awards as a four-time nominee, but he'll have to skip class to attend the ceremony. The actor, nominated for his performance in the docudrama "When They See Us," is in Los Angeles at the Ahmanson Theatre for a six-week run of his one-man show "Latin...
Wednesday, Sep. 4, 2019
TV & Comedy Icon Bob Newhart "Becomes"--Doesn't "Turn"--90
Congratulate Bob Newhart on turning 90 on Thursday, and he offers a polite critique in return. "I'm not crazy about the term 'turning,'" he says, chuckling. "Sounds like the leaves are going to fall off. I'm becoming 90." As is true of the best comedians, Newhart is an impeccable wordsmith and has...
Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019
Lisa D’Apolito Reflects On Emmy Nominations For "Love, Gilda"
Lisa D’Apolito is a documentary and branded content director and producer. She started out as an actress in film, theater and television, which included a part in Goodfellas . She went on to producing, making her way to SVP/EP for ad agency FCB Healthcare, and then to starting her own production...
Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019
Fall Preview: Jennifer Lee, Idina Menzel Discuss "Frozen 2"
Years after "Frozen" came out, some of us still can't walk through our home without accidentally prompting "Let it Go" to erupt from some unseen toy. Elsa never really left us. But she's back. If you haven't already been informed by some young girl (or boy) in your life, "Frozen 2" will be...
Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019
Cinematographer David Klein Delves Into "Deadwood"
David Klein, ASC is a three-time Emmy Award nominee, the latest coming this season for best cinematography for a limited series or movie on the strength of Deadwood: The Movie (HBO), directed by Daniel Minahan. Klein’s first two Emmy nods came in 2014 and 2016 for the respective Homeland episodes “...
Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019
Mindy Kaling, Tracey Wigfield Discuss Hulu's "Four Weddings"
Mindy Kaling is optimistic about life. Got a problem with that? Kaling's sunny — yet clear-eyed — view is on display in her film "Late Night," in which she stars opposite Emma Thompson, and in the Hulu series "Four Weddings and a Funeral." Both projects are trademark Kaling: witty and nuanced, and...
Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019
Francis Ford Coppola Reflects On "Apocalypse Now" 40 Years Later
If filmmaking is a war, then "Apocalypse Now" was very nearly Francis Ford Coppola's Waterloo. The battles Coppola fought while making his 1979 epic nearly destroyed him. A typhoon wrecked a major set. Harvey Keitel was replaced by Martin Sheen. Coppola searched desperately for an ending. He worked...