Movies And Tv
Saturday, September 13, 2003
In 1982 Eric Zala, Jayson Lamb, and Chris Strompolis began recreating their favorite movie, Raiders of the Lost Ark, shot for shot. They were all twelve years old or younger. Now the labor of love that engulfed their entire adolescence is starting to get seen. Produced by Michael May.
Saturday, August 23, 2003
Violinist Louis Kaufman went to Hollywood in 1934. He became a fixture in movie orchestras and played the soaring violin of Hollywood’s golden age. Kaufman’s memoir, A Fiddler's Tale, is about to see the light of day, thanks to the efforts of his frequent accompanist and wife of 62 years, ...
Saturday, August 09, 2003
Kurt Andersen and humorist Andy Borowitz take Studio 360 on summer road trip to the Mark Twain House.
Andy Borowitz has written for television, the movies, magazines, and books. He is the author of Who Moved My Soap? The CEO's Guide to Surviving in Prison, and The Trillionaire Next Door: ...
Saturday, July 26, 2003
Saturday, July 12, 2003
Kurt Andersen and actress Megan Mullally talk about the diverse and creative power of the human voice.
Actress Megan Mullally is best known as the character Karen Walker — the shrill, martini-swilling assistant on NBC's Will & Grace. She got her start on the stage and appeared in Grease ...
Saturday, June 21, 2003
If you watch Neil LaBute's movies, you start to think that he suspects everyone of horrible, underhanded tricks. His first film, In the Company of Men, was about two men who pretended to be in love with the same deaf woman, a coworker, just so they could both dump her ...
Saturday, May 10, 2003
In 1978, in the worst urban blight New York City had ever experienced, the filmmaker Henry Hills found the arts thriving in the in the cracks in the asphalt. He filmed dancers improvising in vacant lots, poets giving lectures on the street, and composers like John Zorn giving loft concerts. ...
Saturday, May 03, 2003
For the upcoming release of its new movie, Finding Nemo, the animation studio Pixar created an entire ocean full of fish in incredible detail. The movie is about a clown fish, with a voice by Albert Brooks, whose son Nemo gets stolen from a coral reef home to live in ...
Saturday, April 26, 2003
The best heroes and villains are often reflections of each other. Think of Sherlock Holmes versus Professor Moriarty or even Luke versus Darth in Star Wars. There's something of each in the other. This theme has been playing out for years in the martial arts and gangster films of ...
Saturday, April 26, 2003
As the operations in Iraq shift to peacekeeping, reflecting on the war is a tricky business. Art may seem like a strange mission for the Defense department, but in fact the US military sends trained artists into to combat to document the experience and feeling of conflict. Studio 360's ...
Saturday, April 12, 2003
As the worlds of entertainment and news continue to merge, war coverage has become flashier and at times more confusing. And lately, as Studio 360's Kurt Andersen noticed, everyone from the military to news executives seem to be doing their homework in Hollywood.