In this monthly column we spotlight new Blu-ray/DVD releases by interviewing directors about the scenes that stood out most for them while making their movies. This month, we talk to Randy Moore about his black-and-white guerilla-made thriller set in Walt Disney parks, Escape from Tomorrow (out now on DVD/Blu-ray).
Struggling to get his scripts noticed in Hollywood, Randy Moore came up with a radical… Continue reading Director's Notebook: Randy Moore on the Hardest Scene to Shoot at Disney for 'Escape from Tomorrow'
[SPOILER ALERT: Do not read this story until you have watched “Moving Up,” the season 6 finale of Parks and Recreation, which aired tonight.]
Leslie journeyed all the way to San Francisco in the season finale of Parks and Recreation, but she left her heart in Pawnee. And so the city’s unofficial head cheerleader devised a way to snag her dream job running a regional branch of the… Continue reading ‘Parks and Recreation’: Exec producer Michael Schur on the finale’s shocking last scene, that surprise cameo, and the future
The season 3 premiere of Veep aired Sunday night, but it’s still not too late to mine a few more laughs from season 2. Tony Hale posted a few bloopers from shooting the end-credits scene in the episode “Running,” in which Vice President Selina Meyer (Julia Louis-Dreyfus) does not appear to be following through on a pledge that she made to her body man, Gary (Hale), to attend his… Continue reading ‘Veep’: Watch Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Tony Hale struggle, giggle their way through a scene — VIDEO
Sometimes interviewing Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige can feel like an interrogation. “Tell us about which sequels you’re working on!” “Just admit that Dr. Strange is your next movie!” In all fairness, though, Feige is always a total sport about the geek-heavy grilling sessions, and is more than happy to talk about how Marvel Studios has completely reinvented the movie-making game over the past few years… Continue reading Marvel's Kevin Feige on His Favorite 'Captain America' Scene, Future Sequels, Recasting Superheroes and More
One of this year’s most glaring Oscar omissions comes in the form of Tom Hanks being passed over for his work as that titular character in Captain Phillips. I’m not sure why Academy voters decided that Hanks’ work in Paul Greengrass’ adaptation of a real-life ocean hijacking wasn’t worthy of a nomination, but I like to just assume it’s because 2014 had… Continue reading The Last Scene of 'Captain Phillips' Should Have Earned Tom Hanks an Oscar Nom