Boots Riley and the cast of Sorry To Bother You on the joys of filming in Oakland

Loosely based on Boots Riley’s actual experiences working as telemarketer, Sorry To Bother You follows the unemployed Cash (Lakeith Stanfield), who, after getting a job as a telemarketer, quickly climbs the corporate ladder upon learning the secret to success on the phone: using a “white voice.” Riley, who spent the…

There aren’t many summer love stories as rapturously bittersweet as Call Me By Your Name

In Luca Guadagnino’s sensitive, sensual Call Me By Your Name, a bright teenage boy living in the picturesque Italian countryside falls into a passionate summer fling with an older man, the American graduate student who’s come to study for the season. That’s about all there is to the story, a tale of gradual seduction…

Dead ringers: 21 pairs of cinematic twins

In upcoming movie release Legend, Tom Hardy portrays both villainous Kray brothers. In doing so, he tackles that favorite high-wire feat of those in the acting profession: playing two separate characters in the same movie who happen to be identical twins. A variety of actors have gone before Hardy to take on this type…