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Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020
Historian Doris Kearns Goodwin Turns TV Producer With Docuseries "Washington"
George Washington is the leading man in historian Doris Kearns Goodwin's first venture as a TV producer, a docudrama that follows his growth from ambitious young soldier to statesman. Spoiler alert for "Washington," airing 8 p.m. EST Sunday through Tuesday on the History channel: The future...
Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020
Radha Blank's Voice Resonates At Sundance With "The 40-Year-Old Version"
The Sundance Film Festival is a showcase of new voices in cinema, and few have come through louder and clearer than Radha Blank’s. Her debut film, “The 40-Year-Old Version,” earned her a Sundance Award for directing in U.S. dramatic film. Blank wrote, directed and stars in “The 40-Year-Old Version...
Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020
Animated Short Oscar Nominee Cherry Reflects On Kobe's Influence
When Matthew A. Cherry became an Oscar nominee, that was initially good enough for him, until he heard about the death of Kobe Bryant, a former professional athlete — just like himself — who was nominated in the same category in 2018. For Cherry, Bryant's death is fueling his desire to win in an...
Friday, Jan. 24, 2020
Oscar Nominee Jinmo Yang Reflects On "Parasite"
For writer-director Bong Joon Ho’s Parasite (Neon), editor Jinmo Yang has already earned assorted accolades including his first Oscar nomination as well as an ACE Eddie Award win for best edited dramatic feature film. Last May, Parasite won the Cannes Film Festival’s Palme d’Or. And this month...
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...