Wednesday, November 21, 2018

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Monday, Apr. 23, 2018
Mel Brooks Reflects On "The Producers" Which Is Set To Kick Off TCM Fest
Mel Brooks is just two months shy of his 92nd birthday and he still carves out time for movie nights with his pal Carl Reiner. The two just recently got together to watch a restoration of the 1938 Errol Flynn and Olivia de Havilland classic "The Adventures of Robin Hood." Classic film and proper...
Wednesday, Apr. 4, 2018
Kenneth Lonergan Discusses Adapting "Howards End" For TV Miniseries
"Howards End," the upcoming four-part miniseries adapted from E.M. Forster's 1910 novel, isn't Kenneth Lonergan's first foray into television. That would be the animated Nickelodeon kids show "Doug." Before Lonergan was one of the most acclaimed playwrights and filmmakers of his generation, he was...
Tuesday, Mar. 27, 2018
Steven Spielberg Reflects On Experiential Promise, Storytelling Limitations of VR
For Steven Spielberg, "Ready Player One" was a great escape from reality. The legendary filmmaker says he got to live in the imaginations of author Ernest Cline and co-screenwriter Zak Penn in this dystopian, futuristic world full of '80s references and virtual reality possibilities for three years...
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...

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