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Interview: J.K Simmons Talks Bringing Steven to Life in I’m Not Here

A movie centered around the beauty of possibilities, I'm Not Here brings us another star performance from J.K Simmons.

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Interview: Michelle Schumacher Talks I’m Not Here and the Beauty of the Unreliable Narrator

A movie I thoroughly enjoyed and cried during.

hile our full review on the film won't be out until March, we spoke with the director and screenwriter, Michelle Schumacher, about the film and what this story can mean to audiences.

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Interview: Destroyer’s Jade Pettyjohn on Nicole Kidman, Women in Cinema, and More

She may only be 18 years old, but Jade Pettyjohn is quite the impressive actress already.

Jade Pettyjohn already has an impressive career at just eighteen years of age. With roles in School of RockThe Last Ship, and McKenna Shoots for the Stars, Pettyjohn is starting to mark a shift in her career with the role of Shelby in Destroyer. Starring alongside Nicole Kidman, Sebastian Stan, Tatiana Maslany, and Bradley Whitford, Pettyjohn is in a new league of actors, and her portrayal of Shelby proves that she's one we should be looking out for.

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Interview: Destroyer Director Karyn Kusama Discusses the Complex Movie

Karyn Kusama has continually put out work that shows her brilliance as a director and has a very clear message to her audience. With such movies as Jennifer’s Body and The Invitation, she brings strong characters to the screen in a way that forces the audience to care about what’s happening in their story. Her latest work comes in […]

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Ariana Richards on Jurassic Park, Her Art, and the Jeff Goldblum Craze

Talking with Lex from Jurassic Park should be required for every human being.

Much like her young character in 'Jurassic Park,' Ariana Richards is also a vegetarian, though she hasn't met a Brontosaurus (oops, we meet Brachiosaurus) in a while. To celebrate Jurassic Park's 25th anniversary and the film's return to select theaters in September, we spoke with Ariana about life, the universe, dinosaurs, and of course, Jeff Goldblum.

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Interview: Star Wars Rebels Star Vanessa Marshall Talks to Us About Hera and Women Building This Rebellion

Hera's my hero.

I had the privilege of speaking with Vanessa Marshall prior to the release of Star Wars Rebels season four. We chatted about Hera, piloting, romancing Kanan, and the messages kids can take away from the show. So jump in, get to know our favorite Twi'lek pilot a little better, and then go grab a copy of season four to experience the show one more time.

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Interview: Chris Stuckmann Speaks on His New Book Anime Impact and Which Anime Characters the Avengers Would Be

Chris Stuckmann is a well-known figure in internet circles. His movie reviews are some of the most-viewed on YouTube, and he has a new book out called Anime Impact, which features contributors discussing their experiences with their favorite anime.

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Interview: Westworld‘s Luke Hemsworth Hopes Stubbs Can Be a “Ray of Sunshine” in a World of “Complete A**holes”

When I spoke with Luke Hemsworth, who plays Ashley Stubbs on Westworld, at a recent junket, it sounded like he hoped that Stubbs might be a force for good in Season Two. Though, at this point, what constitutes "good" anymore is subjective, given the kind of show Westworld is.

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Interview: Westworld’s Angela Sarafyan Explains How Clementine Provides a Voice for the Voiceless

When I recently interviewed Westworld's Angela Sarafyan, who plays the sweet host prostitute Clementine, I immediately made it known that I was #TeamClementine all the way. Dolores aside, Clementine was put through so much in Season One, and I would love nothing more than to see her lay waste to everything. Sarafyan loves Clementine, too, and in our chat she talked about how Clementine is a voice for the voiceless.

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Donna Maloney Brings Her Love of Clothing and Character to Professor Marston and the Wonder Women

Donna Maloney, the costume designer on Professor Marston and the Wonder Women, has been working with costumes for over thirty years. She's always known that she was meant to work with clothes for the rest of her life, but it took a friend studying in Europe, several jobs in other areas of entertainment, and fifty-two trips to Belize for her to finally arrive at the career of her dreams.

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How Last Airbender Co-Creator Michael DiMartino Creates a Fantasy World That Reflects the Diversity of Our Planet in Rebel Geniuses

We recently had the pleasure of speaking to Michael Dante DiMartino, the co-creator of Avatar: The Last Airbender/Legend of Korra, about his book series Rebel Geniuses. It is an epic middle-grade series that combines art and magic together in this beautiful Italian Renaissance setting. DiMartino talks about his experience writing prose for the first time, which Avatar character he'd love to see in the world of Rebel Geniuses and his book inspirations for the series.

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Q&A With Julie C. Dao, Author Of Forest of a Thousand Lanterns

Eighteen-year-old Xifeng is beautiful. The stars say she is destined for greatness, that she is meant to be Empress of Feng Lu. But only if she embraces the darkness within her. Growing up as a peasant in a forgotten village on the edge of the map, Xifeng longs to fulfill the destiny promised to her by her cruel aunt, the witch Guma, who has read the cards and seen glimmers of Xifeng's majestic future. But is the price of the throne too high?

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Interview: The 100‘s Eliza Taylor Trades Genre for Contemporary Grit in New Film Thumper

One of the things that makes The CW's The 100 so awesome is the nuanced and finely-calibrated central performance by Eliza Taylor, who plays our favorite bisexual dystopian leader, Clarke Griffin. In the new movie Thumper, Taylor brings that talent to a realistic, contemporary story about the American opioid epidemic from the point of view of the underprivileged youth most likely to buy and deal.

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Why Hari Kondabolu Decided to Take on The Simpsons in The Problem With Apu

The Problem With Apu brings together South Asian talent to talk about the importance of representation in a series of candid and personal interviews. Hari Kondabolu explains what he wants the documentary to accomplish.

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[VIDEO]: Luke Evans Calls Professor Marston and the Wonder Women “a Revelation”

Professor Marston and the Wonder Women opens TODAY, and what better way to celebrate than to chat with actor Luke Evans, who plays the titular role in Angela Robinson's film.

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[VIDEO]: Bella Heathcote Loves Professor Marston Because Anything That “Makes [Sex] Less Taboo Is Good”

Our Professor Marston and the Wonder Women coverage continues today with a word from the fabulous Bella Heathcote, who plays the role of Olive Byrne, lover to both William and Elizabeth Marston. I got to speak with Heathcote at the Toronto International Film Festival.

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This Might Be My Favorite Interview Ever From Noted Grump Harrison Ford

Ford has a reputation for being a bit of a curmudgeon. That is most definitely not the case here.

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Director Angela Robinson Unpacks Wonder Woman Creator’s Complicated Feminism in Professor Marston

The director of Professor Marston and the Wonder Women speaks.

Professor Marston and the Wonder Women is one of the most unique, intriguing, and thought-provoking films coming out this year, and I had the pleasure of sitting down and talking with the film's writer-director, Angela Robinson, who shed a bit of light on her process and her preconceived notions when making the film.

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Interview: Stranger Things and Riverdale‘s Shannon Purser Talks Emmys and Her New Film, Wish Upon

It's been a hell of a year for Shannon Purser.

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Interview: Director Gabriela Cowperthwaite on Megan Leavey and Owning Being a Storyteller

I'd already had the pleasure of speaking briefly with director Gabriela Cowperthwaite and the star of her new film Megan Leavey, actress Kate Mara, in a recent video interview. However, I wanted to speak in a little more depth with Cowperthwaite, as we love us some accomplished female directors around here. So, once you've bought your tickets for a showing of Megan Leavey this weekend, check out more on Cowperthwaite after the jump!

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