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Nielsen Figuring Out How To Measure Netflix Auds

Saturday, August 29th, 2015

Nielsen Figuring Out How To Measure Netflix Auds

Ellen Page On “Brave” Actors

Saturday, August 29th, 2015

“When people are [called] brave in regards to playing LGBTQ people, that’s borderline offensive. I’m never going to be considered brave for playing a straight person, and nor should I be. Honestly, if I played gay characters for the rest of my career, I’d be thrilled. I wish I could, honestly!”
Ellen Page On “Brave” Actors

Dustin Lance Black Turns To Commercials, Both Anti-Bullying And With LGBT Themes

Saturday, August 29th, 2015

Dustin Lance Black Turns To Commercials, Both Anti-Bullying And With LGBT Themes

Former NYT Journo On Playing Herself In DeNiro Madoff Movie

Saturday, August 29th, 2015

Former NYT Journo On Playing Herself In DeNiro Madoff Movie

Hw’d Shrinks Analyze The Biz

Saturday, August 29th, 2015

Hw’d Shrinks Analyze The Biz

For His 117th, Here’s Douglas McGrath 2010 Preston Sturges Appreciation

Saturday, August 29th, 2015

For His 117th, Here’s Douglas McGrath‘s 2010 Preston Sturges Appreciation

And For Your Weekend Re-Viewing… Steven Soderbergh Re-edits Blow-Up 1″33′

Friday, August 28th, 2015

And For Your Weekend Re-Viewing… Steven Soderbergh Tinkers With Blow-Up 93m

Stephen King Asks If A Novelist Can Be Too Productive; Looks To Joyce Carol Oates For Self-Inducement

Friday, August 28th, 2015

Stephen King Asks If A Novelist Can Be Too Productive; Looks To Joyce Carol Oates For Self-Inducement

Soderbergh Sips Singani 63

Friday, August 28th, 2015

“You can go make a great looking movie for nothing. I just tell them, ‘Just go make something.’ The only aspect of film making that I haven’t been able to exert total control over is marketing.”
Soderbergh Sips Singani 63

Tom Courtenay On Different Sorts Of Stardom

Friday, August 28th, 2015

Tom Courtenay On Different Sorts Of Stardom

Poet-Critic Clive James On Dying, Still

Friday, August 28th, 2015

Poet-Critic Clive James On Dying, Still

Annie Leibovitz On Cecil Beaton, “Artist Of The Portrait”

Friday, August 28th, 2015

Annie Leibovitz On Cecil Beaton, “Artist Of The Portrait”

Fifth Christian Pic By Kendrick Brothers, War Room, Esteems Power Of Prayer

Friday, August 28th, 2015

“We literally asked God, ‘What do you want us to do next?’ And the Lord started prompting us to call people back to prayer and to learn how to fight in prayer. He gave us the analogy of the war room. Just like the military uses a war room to strategize against the enemy.”
Fifth Christian Pic By Kendrick Brothers, War Room, Esteems Power Of Prayer

Banned Filmmaker Jafar Panahi Speaks In Favor Of Iran Deal

Friday, August 28th, 2015

Banned Filmmaker Jafar Panahi Speaks In Favor Of Iran Deal with 1’07” vid

We Are Your Friends Could Become Worst Wide Opening Ever

Friday, August 28th, 2015

We Are Your Friends Could Be Worst Wide Opening

Michael Phillips On Digital’s Domain And The Celluloid-Nurturing Northwest Chicago Film Society

Friday, August 28th, 2015

Michael Phillips On Digital’s Domain And The Celluloid-Nurturing Northwest Chicago Film Society

Carl Apfel, Nearly 101, Husband Of Iris Apfel And Fashion Plate In Own Right

Friday, August 28th, 2015

Carl Apfel, Nearly 101, Husband Of Iris Apfel And Fashion Plate In Own Right

Netflix Will Move L. A. Operations To New Building Astride Sunset Bronson Studios

Friday, August 28th, 2015

Netflix Will Move L. A. Operations To New Building Astride Sunset Bronson Studios

“Increasingly, when a Netflix series is recommended to me, it almost always comes with a variation on the same caveat: ‘You have to stick with it. The first six episodes are really slow. But if you stick with it, it gets good.'”

Friday, August 28th, 2015

“Increasingly, when a Netflix series is recommended to me, it almost always comes with a variation on the same caveat: ‘You have to stick with it. The first six episodes are really slow. But if you stick with it, it gets good.'”

Alex Gibney Says His Steve Jobs Doc Meant To Explore “Public Grief” Over His Passing

Friday, August 28th, 2015

Alex Gibney Says His Steve Jobs Doc Meant To Explore “Public Grief” Over His Passing