September 17, 2015
        J.J. Abrams and Denis Villeneuve: Ten potential first time writer/director nominees for Oscar in 2015                Roger Deakins offers up some of his very best cinematography in "Sicario"                "The Martian" launches itself as an awards hopeful at the Toronto Film Festival                "Steve Jobs": Oscar predictions for September                "Sleeping with Other People" is one of the most charming films of 2015                Sandra Bullock looks like a contender in the Trailer for "Our Brand is Crisis"                Sam Smith will sing the theme song for the upcoming 007 film "Spectre"                Richard Gere is an under the radar Best Actor contender for "Time Out of Mind"                Telluride and Venice launch festival debuts into the Oscar race                “The Hateful Eight”: Looking at potential Best Original Screenplay Contenders                David O. Russell and Ridley Scott: Which filmmaking contenders this year are most due for their first win?                Telluride Announces 2015 Lineup - Steve Jobs, Black Mass, Suffragette                “Sicario”: Ten Films to see in September                Will Smith crusades for Best Actor in the "Concussion" Trailer                59th BFI London Film Festival Announces 2015 Lineup        


Rogen, Diaz, Chou, Waltz, Gondry and Moritz talk about making ‘The Green Hornet’

By Todd Gilchrist It’s taken several years and several dozen delays, setbacks and rumors, but on Friday, January 14, “The Green Hornet” finally opens nationwide. Directed by Michel Gondry, the film stars Seth Green and Jay Chou as The Green Hornet and his partner, Kato, who enlist an unwitting expert[...]

Jeff Bridges, Garrett Hedlund and Olivia Wilde talk about rebooting ‘Tron: Legacy’

By Todd Gilchrist Friday, December 17, marks the culmination of almost three years of effort from director Joe Kosinski and Walt Disney Studios. After a successful proof-of-concept preview screened at Comic-Con in 2008, Disney recruited original ‘Tron’ star Jeff Bridges and enlisted Joe Kosinski to create ‘Tron: Legacy,’ a follow-up[...]

Natalie Portman, Mila Kunis and Darren Aronofksy break down ‘Black Swan’ Looking at the ads for the new film “Black Swan,” it’s hard to tell precisely what the film is – a ballet movie, a backstage drama, or a horror flick. According to the cast and crew, the only thing they knew for sure about it was that they had[...]

Interview: Drew Barrymore and Justin Long talk about ‘Going the Distance’

By Todd Gilchrist According to the tabloids, Drew Barrymore and Justin Long have plenty of romantic history in real life. But in Going the Distance, they deal with the very real challenge of keeping a relationship alive from two separate cities (one supposes in comparison to separate movie productions).[...]

INTERVIEW: “Other Guys” Ferrell and Wahlberg on blending comedy with action

By Sean O’Connell We’re finally able to spill the beans on our exclusive coverage of Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg’s cop comedy “The Other Guys” which opens in theaters this Friday. Last month, we were able to attend a press conference with the “Guys,” as well as director Adam McKay[...]

Interview: Robert Duvall and Sissy Spacek dish on how to ‘Get Low’

By Todd Gilchrist Although he’s just shy of 80, Robert Duvall seems as active as he did when he started his acting career some 50 years ago: from Boo Radley in To Kill a Mockingbird to Felix Bush in Get Low, Duvall has played every variety of cultured, ignorant, aggressive,[...]

Carey Mulligan talks ‘The Greatest,’ ‘Wall Street,’ ‘My Fair Lady’ and more

Although she had more than ten credits on her resume by the time An Education was released last year, Carey Mulligan came out of nowhere and became the closest thing Hollywood has to an overnight success these days when the film became a surprise hit and a award-season contender. Subsequently,[...]

Exclusive: Oscar-nominee Sally Menke on editing Quentin Tarantino’s ‘Basterds’

BY TODD GILCHRIST On Thursday, February 25, Quentin Tarantino hosted a below-the-line panel for crew members of Inglourious Basterds who were nominated for Academy Awards. Among the participants were Sally Menke, Tarantino’s longtime editor; cinematographer Robert Richardson; visual effects designer John Dykstra; Supervising sound editor Wylie Stateman; and sound re-recording mixers[...]

‘Yellow Handkerchief’ star Kristen Stewart chats about choosing roles

BY TODD GILCHRIST Kristen Stewart, star of the new film The Yellow Handkerchief, told reporters that she doesn’t spend much time strategizing what roles she should play, either personally or professionally. “As much as you can say ‘I’d like to do this because it’s different from what I’ve done before’, I[...]

Johnny Depp talks ‘Alice in Wonderland’

BY TODD GILCHRIST Johnny Depp, star of the upcoming adaptation of Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland, told reporters that he’s enjoyed a lifelong love of the source material. “I do vaguely remember roughly five years old reading versions of Alice in Wonderland,” Depp said in a press conference Saturday for the[...]