John HIllcoat’s new film, “Triple 9,” is an engrossing crime thriller with a star-studded cast. “The Road” director takes us to the gritty streets of Atlanta with criminals, dirty cops, Russian mob, and a big heist!
I sat down with the director to talk about his interest in making “Triple 9,” how he tried to reinvigorate the crime thriller genre, and working with his cast including Kate Winslet and Chiwetel Ejiofor.
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Jason Sudeikis gives a dramatic performance as Jesse Owens’ coach, Larry Synder. This is a far cry from the actor who starred in “We’re the Millers,” the “Horrible Bosses” movies, and all the other raunchy comedies. In this interview, I asked him why he chose to do the film, and how he got into the character.
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Stephan James embodies Jesse Owens in the new biopic “Race.” The actor was so excited to play the part, he claimed that he now runs like Owens after preparing for the role. In this interview, we talked about his two hero characters (“Selma’s” John Lewis and Owens) and what they mean to him, preparing for the part, and being Jesse Owens.
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Director Stephen Hopkins (“The Life and Death of Peter Sellers,” “The Reaping”) gives us the unforgettable true-story of Olympic icon Jesse Owens. I sat down with the director to talk about his inspiration for making the film, cast choices, and shooting the film in Berlin’s Olympiastadion.
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Two big movies this weekend, we have the comic-book flick “Deadpool” starring Ryan Reynolds in the title role and the romantic comedy “How to Be Single” featuring Leslie Mann, Dakota Johnson, and Rebel Wilson. Which one is my pick of the week? Take a look!
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