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Interviews

Your average celebrity is bombarded by the same inane questions on the promotional circuit. Hollywood in Toto won’t settle for cookie cutter questions. The result: Engaging interviews you won’t find anywhere else.

HiT Episode No. 117 – Cinestate CEO Dallas Sonnier
2 months ago

HiT Episode No. 117 – Cinestate CEO Dallas Sonnier

What if a film fan owned a movie studio?

Even better? What if that same fan owned a studio but refused to “go Hollywood?” It’s what you’re seeing over at …
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HiT Episode No. 116 – Lian Lunson (‘Waiting for the Miracle’)
2 months ago

HiT Episode No. 116 – Lian Lunson (‘Waiting for the Miracle’)

It’s not every filmmaker who gets to spend quality time with Willie Nelson.

Director Lian Lunson did just that while shooting the 1997 TV documentary “Willie Nelson: Down Home.” Only …
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HiT Episode No. 115 – Dave Steinberg (‘No Good Nick’)
2 months ago

HiT Episode No. 115 – Dave Steinberg (‘No Good Nick’)

Viewers may think the Netflix comedy “No Good Nick” is just another sitcom.

Think again.

The series, starring Melissa Joan Hart and Sean Astin, poses as a standard, multi-camera series. …
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These Stars Won’t Play By Hollywood’s Rules
2 months ago

These Stars Won’t Play By Hollywood’s Rules

It’s rare to find major Hollywood figures willing to discuss their Christian faith and miracles.

Chrissy Metz and DeVon Franklin are two brave exceptions.

As one of the stars of …
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HiT Episode No. 113 – Zeke Zelker (‘Billboard’)
3 months ago

HiT Episode No. 113 – Zeke Zelker (‘Billboard’)

Indie filmmakers learn an ugly truth early in their careers.

Movies rarely, if ever, happen without a struggle. That’s assuming they make it to the big screen at all. How …
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‘Enemies’ Inspiration Says Film’s Timing Is Perfect
3 months ago

‘Enemies’ Inspiration Says Film’s Timing Is Perfect

Bill Riddick faced a near-impossible task in 1971.

His mission? Manufacture some racial harmony between a Southern black community and townfolk steeped in bigotry.

It’s a story too unbelievable …
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Actress Turned Entrepreneur Still Ready for Her Close Up
3 months ago

Actress Turned Entrepreneur Still Ready for Her Close Up

Laura Orrico spent the last three years building up her Chicago-based PR firm. Now, it’s time to start giving back.

The occasional actress will be sharing a percentage of her …
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Batman at 80: Why the Dark Knight Endures
3 months ago

Batman at 80: Why the Dark Knight Endures

From his comic book origin 80 years ago this weekend to his multiple incarnations on TV and the silver screen, there’s no denying Batman’s pop culture impact.

The brainchild of …
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HiT Episode No. 112 – Comedian Jamie Kilstein
3 months ago

HiT Episode No. 112 – Comedian Jamie Kilstein

Jamie Kilstein could spend his days blasting the Right in the cruelest ways possible.

All the cool comics are doing it. Heck it’s how he used to roll on Twitter, …
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HiT Episode No. 108 – Andrew Herwitz (‘Katie Cruel’)
3 months ago

HiT Episode No. 108 – Andrew Herwitz (‘Katie Cruel’)

Short films don’t get the love they deserve.

That’s been a fact for some time. It’s odder now given our passion for YouTube-length videos. Today’s teens can’t get enough of …
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