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The actor talks about the challenge of his role in "Night Moves," opening this weekend. It also stars Dakota Fanning and Peter Sarsgaard.
Monday, February 03, 2014
Kevin Riordan, Philadelphia Inquirer columnist, talks about the real story of Camden Mayor Errichetti, who is the basis for one of the characters in the movie, American Hustle. Plus, Dana Stevens, Slate's film critic and co-host of Slate's Culture Gabfest, now airing on WNYC, offers a critic's take on the film.
Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Entertainment Weekly reporter Marc Snetiker explains why Frozen -- a hit at the box office and on the Billboard charts -- has been able to do what other recent Disney musicals haven't -- and what's ahead for the Frozen franchise.
Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Dana Stevens, Slate's film critic and co-host of Slate's Culture Gabfest (now airing on WNYC) and Elijah Wald, writer, musician and co-author of The Mayor of MacDougal Street (Da Capo Press, 2006), discuss the Coen brothers’ new movie "Inside Llewyn Davis" and take your calls on Greenwich Village back in the day.
Wednesday, October 09, 2013
CBGB -- the legendary club on the Bowery that closed its doors for good in 2006 -- is finding new life on the silver screen. A new movie simply called “CBGB” paints a grimy-yet-humorous portrait of the club's opening in the 1970s, as well as the concurrent advent of the punk scene in New York. The club's founder, Hilly Kristal, is played by Alan Rickman, and other key figures from the club's heyday -- from Blondie to Sting to Joey Ramone -- are represented as well.
Thursday, September 05, 2013
In the new film "In A World..." screenwriter, director and actress Lake Bell offers a rare glimpse into the world of the movie trailer voiceover industry -- a field long dominated by men. The film, which blurs the line between fact and fiction, follows a vocal coach (played by Bell) who dreams of movie trailer stardom, and gets the chance to do so by following in the footsteps of real-life voiceover artist Don LaFontaine, who died in 2008.
Bell joins us in studio to talk about her early interest in human voices, why she has a problem with the "sexy baby voice" that so many women use, and the reason it's so darn fun to say "in a world...."
Wednesday, June 26, 2013
"How to Make Money Selling Drugs" is a new documentary film written and directed by Matthew Cooke and produced in partnership with Bret Marcus and Adrian Grenier. The film, making its debut at this year's Tribeca Film Festival, styles itself as a "how to guide" to navigating through the gritty underworld of the drug trade, whilst exploring a greater political message on the failures of The War on Drugs. Adrian Grenier and Matthew Cooke join us today to discuss the film.
Monday, June 24, 2013
How do you get out of a movie you've already shot? That's the current dilemma for actor Jim Carey who announced he'll no longer support the film Kick-Ass 2, where he plays a leading role in the comic book sequel. Rafer Guzman, film critic for Newsday and co-host of the Takeaway Movie Date podcast, joins us to discuss the film.