Jack Black and Jonah Hill on getting the chance to work with Gus Van Sant

Gus Van Sant’s new biographical film Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far On Foot, based on the memoir of the same name, tells the story of cartoonist John Callahan, played by Joaquin Phoenix, who became a quadriplegic after being in an auto accident when he was 21. Starring opposite Phoenix are Jonah Hill and Jack Black as…

Non-actor Paula Niedert on being the odd woman out in the Elliott family

The Elliott family—that’s Chris Elliott, Paula Niedert, and their two daughters, Abby and Bridey Elliott—is collaborating on a film for the first time. Written and directed by Bridey, Clara’s Ghost follows a self-absorbed showbiz family over the course of a single evening as they deal with personal demons. Niedert,…

Gus Van Sant, Jonah Hill, and Jack Black reveal their all-time favorite movies

Gus Van Sant’s newest film, Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far On Foot, tells the story of cartoonist John Callahan, played by Joaquin Phoenix, who became quadriplegic after being in an auto accident when he was 21. Ahead of the film’s opening on July 13, we spoke with Van Sant and stars Jonah Hill and Jack Black, who told…

American Animals director Bart Layton talks making the jump from documentary film

Based on a true story, American Animals follows four young friends (American Horror Story’s Evan Peters, Dunkirk’s Barry Keoghan, Glee’s Blake Jenner, and Jared Abrahamson) who plot to steal millions from Transylvania University in an ill-conceived attempt at rebelling against their suburban upbringings. At the…

The director and stars of American Animals talk the challenges of portraying real people on film

Based on a true story, Bart Layton’s American Animals follows four young friends (American Horror Story’s Evan Peters, Dunkirk’s Barry Keoghan, Glee’s Blake Jenner, Jared Abrahamson) who plot to steal millions from Transylvania University in an ill-conceived attempt at rebelling against their suburban upbringings. At…

Gus Van Sant on why he didn’t cast a quadriplegic lead in Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far On Foot

Based on the memoir of the same name, Gus Van Sant’s new biographical film Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far On Foot tells the story of cartoonist John Callahan, played by Joaquin Phoenix, who became a quadriplegic after being in an auto accident when he was 21. Earlier this year, disability advocacy group Ruderman Family…

Jason Segel and Lakeith Stanfield try to figure out why we find punishment so compelling

Based on a true story, Netflix’s new film Come Sunday follows renowned pastor Carlton Pearson, played by Chiwetel Ejiofor, who questions the existence of hell, choosing not to believe in a God that would punish billions of people to eternal damnation. Those beliefs proved to be controversial for the church, making…

Jason Segel and Lakeith Stanfield talk about the appeal of their new film, Come Sunday

Based on a true story, Netflix’s new film Come Sunday follows renowned pastor Carlton Pearson, played by Chiwetel Ejiofor, who puts his family and reputation at risk when he questions the church doctrine and his own belief in a vengeful God. Jason Segel and Lakeith Stanfield co-star as Henry, Pearson’s fellow church…

From M*A*S*H to Game Of Thrones: Matthew Lillard picks his 5 favorite TV shows

Matthew Lillard has been a part of some great television, with appearances as the falsely-accused Bill Hastings on Twin Peaks: The Return; the slickly dressed Ken Diebold on Halt And Catch Fire; and Rowby on The Good Wife. At the Sundance premiere of his latest project, Halfway There, we asked Lillard to pick his five…

Craig Robinson picks his 5 favorite soul singers, from Marvin Gaye to Luther Vandross

Starring Craig Robinson, An Evening With Beverly Luff Linn follows Lulu Danger (Aubrey Plaza) as her crumbling marriage takes a turn for the worse when a singer, Beverly Luff Linn, played by Robinson, reemerges from her past to perform a show in her hometown. After the Sundance premiere of the film, we asked Robinson…

Chris Elliott and Paula Neidert always knew their kids were going into show business

The Elliott family—that’s Chris Elliott, Paula Niedert, and their two daughters, Abby and Bridey Elliott—is collaborating on a film for the first time. Written and directed by Bridey, Clara’s Ghost follows a self-absorbed showbiz family over the course of a single evening as they deal with personal demons. At the…

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