David Frankel Interview - Collateral Beauty

David Frankel is an Oscar winning director who also gave us, The Devil Wears Prada, Marlee and Me and Me and Hope Springs. 

In his latest film Collateral Beauty, a successful New York advertising executive (Will Smith) experiences a deep personal tragedy and retreats from life entirely. His colleagues devise a drastic plan to force him to confront his grief in a surprising and profoundly human way.
He also touches upon working with an all-star cast of Academy award nominees and winners including Will Smith, Kate Winslet, Edward Norton and Helen Mirren.
 

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JAKE GYLLENHAAL INTERVIEW: DEMOLITION

Jake Gyllenhaal is never one to shy away from a difficult or challenging roles. When he was given the script for his latest film, Demolition he knew that this was a role he had to tackle. In the film, Gyllenhaal plays Davis Mitchell, a New York investment banker who is pretty much sleepwalking through his successful life.  He goes through his daily motions,  but for some reason, he just doesn’t seem happy. 

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Eye in the Sky: Interviews with Gavin Hood & Barkhad Abdi

Eye in the Sky is a compelling new film that focuses on drone warfare and how it affects everyone involved. The movie stars Oscar-winning actress Helen Mirren, Aaron Paul, Alan Rickman (in his last role) and Iain Glen. Eye in the Sky is timely thriller about a terrorist-targeting drone mission that becomes a hot-button when a civilian girl enters the kill zone.

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River: Rossif Sutherland and Jamie M. Dagg Interview

Writer/Director Jamie M. Dagg made his feature film debut at the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival with River and then traveled to the Whistler Film Festival where it won awards for Best Director, Best Screenplay and Best Canadian Feature. It has also been awarded the prestigious Best First Feature by the Canadian Screen Awards.

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Room on DVD & Blu Ray: Interview with Jacob Tremblay

Room on DVD & Blu Ray: Interview with Jacob Tremblay

Room is one of those movies that after having seen it, will stay with you for a very long time. Based on the best-selling novel of the same name written by Emma Donoghue, Room has been beautifully translated for the big screen by director Lenny Abrahamson and stars Brie Larson (who just won a Best Actress Oscar for her powerful performance) and up and coming young actor Jacob Tremblay.

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Sarah Silverman's dramatic turn in "I Smile Back"

Sarah Silverman's dramatic turn in "I Smile Back"

Sarah Silverman fans will tell you that she is one of the funniest women on the planet. Although she excels at comedy, Silverman is also a fantastic dramatic actress. She expertly displayed that talent a few years ago in Sarah Polley's film, Take That Waltz but her new film, I Smile Back showcases how amazing and versatile she really is.

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Legend: Tom Hardy, Brian Helgeland and Emily Browning Interviews

Legend: Tom Hardy, Brian Helgeland and Emily Browning Interviews

There's absolutely NOTHING wrong with getting a double dose of Tom Hardy. The British actor stars as not one, but both Kray brothers in, Legend.  Hardy plays twins Ronnie and Reggie Kray, two real-life London gangsters from the 1960s. Their exploits have been so glamorized in their native country that it's almost as if they were celebrities.    

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James White: Interview with Cynthia Nixon and Christopher Abbott

James White: Interview with Cynthia Nixon and Christopher Abbott

James White is a hard-hitting film which took the 2015 Sundance Film Festival by storm, earning standing ovations, emotional outpourings from audiences, and winning the Best of Next Audience Award. The film is also nominated for three IFP Gotham Awards: Best Actor (Christopher Abbott), Bingham Ray Breakthrough Director Award (Josh Mond), and Audience Award.  It  also played at Toronto International Film Festival where it left audiences in awe of not only the riveting and heartbreaking story, but by it's performances. 

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Patrick Huard and Suzanne Clement: My Internship In Canada

Patrick Huard and Suzanne Clement: My Internship In Canada

Two of Quebec's biggest stars finally team up on this big screen in, My Internship In Canada. Patrick Huard (Bon Cop, Bad Cop, Starbuck) and Suzanne Clement (Mommy) had known each other for years, but funny enough had never worked together. When the script came along for My Internship In Canada, they were thrilled when they discovered that they were going to play husband and wife. 

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Hellions: Bruce McDonald and Chloe Rose Interview

Hellions: Bruce McDonald and Chloe Rose Interview

Canadian director Bruce McDonald is back and this time around he has chosen to give us all a bit of a scare! McDonald's Hellions  is a Halloween horror as only Bruce McDonald could make it.  It begins like a classic Halloween horror, with a young girl alone at home on Halloween night bur things going quickly awry.  The film becomes a fever dream tribute to 70’s horror classics like Rosemary’s Baby and Dario Argento’s Suspiria, with a dash of the Wizard of Oz.

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Sicario: Interviews with Emily Blunt, Benecio Del Toro and Josh Brolin

Sicario: Interviews with Emily Blunt, Benecio Del Toro and Josh Brolin

Sicario is an intense new film directed by Quebec filmmaker Denis Villeneuve (Prisoners) that stars Emily Blunt, Josh Brolin and Benecio Del Toro.  Blunt plays idealistic FBI agent Kate Macer who  and after rising through the ranks of her male-dominated profession,  receives a top assignment. Recruited by mysterious government official Matt Graver (Josh Brolin), Kate joins a task force for the escalating war against drugs. Led by the intense and shadowy Alejandro (Benicio Del Toro), the team travels back-and-forth across the U.S.-Mexican border, using one cartel boss (Bernardo Saracino) to flush out a bigger one (Julio Cesar Cedillo).

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Director Maya Forbes gets personal with her new film, Infinitely Polar Bear

Director Maya Forbes gets personal with her new film, Infinitely Polar Bear

Writer-director Maya Forbes touching dramedy Infinitely Polar Bear played at both Sundance and the Toronto International Film Festival to rave reviews.  Based on her own childhood experiences, the film takes place in 1978 Boston and stars Mark Ruffalo as a manic-depressive bi-polar father struggling to raise his young daughters while also trying to win back his wife (Zoe Saldana). The film’s title refers to Forbes’ own father’s joking description of his disorder.

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