Gael García Bernal doesn’t take on projects for the money

After the fiery events from Mozart In The Jungle’s third season finale, we’ve been hotly anticipating its return, and early reviews indicate our wait has been well worth it. In the video above, we chat with star Gael García Bernal about taking on projects he loves, like Mozart In The Jungle and his upcoming film Museo…

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Paul Scheer loves the “Hai, doggie” scene from The Room

The past few years have seen Tommy Wiseau’s opus, The Room, discover unexpected relevancy, culminating in this year’s The Disaster Artist, the film adaptation of Greg Sestero’s memoir about the making of the film. We met up with stars Paul Scheer and Ari Graynor at the premiere of The Disaster Artist and found out the…

Allison Janney on how she psyched herself up to pretend to hit a little girl in I, Tonya

I, Tonya examines the life of former Olympian Tonya Harding leading up to the U.S. Figure Skating Championship in 1994, where her ex-husband hired a man to break the leg of fellow skater Nancy Kerrigan. Much of the film follows a young Harding, played by the talented McKenna Grace, and how Harding’s relationship with…

I, Tonya’s stars say they knew almost nothing about Tonya Harding before being cast in the film

Margot Robbie’s new film I, Tonya centers around former Olympian Tonya Harding and her life leading up to the U.S. Figure Skating Championship in 1994, where she and her spouse, Jeff Gillooly, hired a man to break the leg of fellow skater Nancy Kerrigan. Although Harding gained notoriety in the aftermath of the…

John Landis on meeting all of Michael Jackson’s famous friends, from Elizabeth Taylor to Jackie O

John Landis was already an accomplished director when he was called on to direct Michael Jackson’s “Thriller,” heading up The Blues Brothers, Trading Places, and An American Werewolf In London. But even famous directors get starstruck. In the video above, Landis talks about working with Jackson and being awed by his…

How was Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” remastered for 3D?

After watching An American Werewolf In London, Michael Jackson contacted John Landis to direct the music video for “Thriller.” The resulting video was iconic—it changed the media landscape, breaking down MTV’s color barrier and reinvigorating the home video market. John Landis debuted a remastered and 3D converted…

John Landis on how Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” changed the media landscape

Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” music video was inspired by John Landis’ movie An American Werewolf In London. Jackson, according to Landis, loved the visual effects from the film and wanted to turn into a monster onscreen. The resulting video ended up sparking change across the media landscape, breaking down MTV’s color…

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John Landis reflects on the creation of “Thriller” and working with Michael Jackson

It’s fairly common knowledge that Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” music video was inspired by John Landis’ movie An American Werewolf In London. After watching the film, Jackson contacted Landis, who agreed to direct the video. In the video above, Landis talks about the conceptualization of “Thriller,” his experience…

George Clooney doesn’t expect his new movie to change your mind

The new George Clooney-directed film Suburbicon takes place in an idyllic 1950s suburb where a family man (Matt Damon) stages a home invasion to get rid of his wife (Julianne Moore), but—shockingly—things go awry. The movie contrasts the façade of 1950s suburbia with weightier themes like social inequality and racism.…

We asked The Carter Effect director: How does he know when a story warrants a documentary?

Filmmaker Sean Menard has spent most of his career directing and producing documentaries, including Uninterrupted’s The Carter Effect. Executive-produced by Drake, the documentary explores the impact NBA All-Star Vince Carter had on the Canadian basketball scene when he signed with the Toronto Raptors in 1998. We…