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Interview: Adam Friedman

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Adam Friedman is an Emmy winning producer who has produced over 23 documentaries. Friedman’s latest project, Shout Gladi Gladi takes us to Sierra Leone and follows one woman’s quest to cure fistula.  Jazz Tangcay sat down with Friedman,  we talk the being held at gunpoint, Scottish castles and we learn ...

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Interview: Emily Blunt

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What do Hollywood stars do before they walk the red carpet? Jazz Tangcay caught up with actress Emily Blunt before the London premiere of Into The Woods. Blunt was about to take a bath, but she still had time to talk about auditioning for director Rob Marshall, being pregnant on ...

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Interview: Selma’s Carmen Ejogo

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Carmen Ejogo is in London about to watch a show on the West End, but the busy actress found time to talk to Awards Daily about her latest role, Coretta Scott King in the film, Selma. This is not the first time Ejogo has played the role, so we chatted ...

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Interview: Graham Moore

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As a child, Graham Moore was a slight techie, and as a teen, Moore heard camp fire stories about Alan Turing. Intrigued by this camp fire legend, Moore was inspired to write a screenplay about Turing. The Imitation Game stars Benedict Cumberbatch as Alan Turing. We sat down with Moore ...

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Interview: Rob Marshall

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Director Rob Marshall has been credited for reviving the musical genre and bringing films like Chicago to the big screen. For his latest film, he adapts Stephen Sondheim’s beloved Into The Woods. Jazz Tangcay sat down with Marshall in a Beverly Hills hotel to talk about the film, social media, his thoughts ...

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Interview: Jason Hall

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Just like a lot of actors, Jason Hall came to Hollywood to be an actor. He appeared on TV’s Buffy The Vampire Slayer as Devon MacLeish. He went on to appear in other shows. In 2009 Hall wrote a screenplay, Spread starring Ashton Kutcher. In 2010 Hall heard about America’s ...

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Interview: J C Chandor

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New York. 1981. Over 1 million crimes are recorded. There are over 60,000 aggravated assaults on record and over 2000 murders. Writer-director JC Chandor was thinking about his third film, the tragedy at Sandy Hook had occured, and he found himself searching through crime statistics. Chandor discovered that 1981 was ...

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Interview : Oscar Isaac

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There’s a lot of buzz on Oscar Isaac, he just won Best Actor, along with Michael Keaton (Birdman), he’s starring in the new Star Wars film, and he’s playing the wild Apocalypse in X-Men. Jazz Tangcay sat down with Isaac to talk about this exciting time for him and to ...

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Interview: Chadwick Boseman

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Chadwick Boseman first graced TV screens in 2003 when he appeared in the daytime soap, All My Children. Boseman went on to appear in E.R, Castle and Fringe. Last year, Boseman portrayed baseball player, Jackie Robinson in 42 and earlier this year, he won rave reviews for his portrayal as ...

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Interview: Jenny Slate

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Author, Stand-up comedian, voice-over actor, actress and Gotham Award nominee. Jenny Slate is a woman of many talents. This past Summer she starred in Obvious Child, a film which won her rave reviews for her performance of Donna, a young woman who gets pregnant after a one -night stand and ...

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Interview: Richard Gere talks about Time out Of Mind

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AD correspondent Jordan Ruimy talks with Richard Gere about his role in Oren Moverman’s Time out Of Mind. ||| Richard Gere’s career stretches out to more than 40 years’ worth of movies. Not just any movies. His resume includes “Days of Heaven”, the highly underrated “American Gigolo”, “An Officer and ...

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The Reinventors Series Continues with The Audience

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Reinvent Hollywood: The Audience — a sneak peak A roundtable discussion hosted by Ted Hope, moderated by Anne Thompson tomorrow, “How will audiences and their involvement with cinema evolve with increased digital access – from crowdfunding to social engagement?” The Reinvent Hollywood series continues on June 24 with The Audience. The ...

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Margo Martindale and August: Osage County

For the past twenty-five years, Margo Martindale has been an acclaimed character actress on stage and screens big and small. Highlights of her big-screen work include her work as Maggie Fitzgerald’s tactless mother Earline in the Best Picture-winner Million Dollar Baby, and her achingly beautiful turn in the final segment ...

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Steve Coogan and Philomena

Steve Coogan is a comedic megastar in the U.K., best known for his signature character Alan Partridge. The character has appeared in numerous television shows over the past twenty years, including “Knowing Me, Knowing You with Alan Partridge” and “Mid Morning Matters with Alan Partridge.” In America, Coogan is known ...

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John Wells and August: Osage County

John Wells is one of the towering figures in modern American television. His seemingly innumerable credits have reaped six Primetime Emmys for his work as writer and producer on “ER,” and “The West Wing.” Wells’ other series include “Third Watch,” “Shameless” and “Southland.” In addition to his TV work, Wells ...

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Tracy Letts and August: Osage County

Since the premiere of his play “Killer Joe” in Chicago in 1993, actor and playwright Tracy Letts has become a major figure in American theater, winning the Pulitzer Prize in 2008 for his play “August: Osage County” and this year’s Tony Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in ...

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Alexandre Desplat and Philomena

Since beginning his career in France in 1985, Alexandre Desplat has scored 150 films including two Best Picture winners. His first Golden Globe nomination came in 2004 for Girl with a Pearl Earring, and he won that same accolade in 2007 for The Painted Veil. That same year, Desplat received ...

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