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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.

Is VOD the New ‘Direct to Video’ Label?
3 years ago

Is VOD the New ‘Direct to Video’ Label?

We know it’s an acronym for “video on demand.” The term presumably takes the place of one from a long, long time ago in a galaxy far, far away where …
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T. Sean Shannon: John McCain Was a Trouper on ‘SNL’
3 years ago

T. Sean Shannon: John McCain Was a Trouper on ‘SNL’

But he did – for eight years, from 1998-2006, or what he considers the “Will Ferrell-Tracy Morgan era.”

Shannon has since gone on to write and direct for TV and …
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‘My Own Man’ Director Brings Masculinity into Focus
3 years ago

‘My Own Man’ Director Brings Masculinity into Focus

For David Sampliner, one of the biggest challenges of his new documentary was letting his own guard down.

“My Own Man,” now streaming on Netflix, finds Sampliner examining his masculinity as …
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‘Conan’ Writer: Why Cuba Trip Came Off Without a Script
3 years ago

‘Conan’ Writer: Why Cuba Trip Came Off Without a Script

But in the wake of Conan O’Brien’s historic visit to Cuba last week, Kiley sat down with the hosts of the “Pajama Party” podcast – Christina Myers, Andrew Monheim and …
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‘Believe Me’ Director Refuses to Follow Christian Film Playbook
3 years ago

‘Believe Me’ Director Refuses to Follow Christian Film Playbook

The film takes a satirical look at the culture surrounding modern Christianity, showcasing four young men who con the faithful for a fast buck.

Bakke, now 26, says his younger …
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Why Allen Covert Cares More About Audiences than Critics
3 years ago

Why Allen Covert Cares More About Audiences than Critics

An inner-circle level friend of Sandler’s ever since their days as roommates at New York University, Covert has been a key part of Happy Madison’s success. To date, he’s accumulated 38 …
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Kevin Costner: American Success Stories Far from Fictitious
3 years ago

Kevin Costner: American Success Stories Far from Fictitious

In a five-year stretch from 1987 to 1992, it paid off with a string of hits that remain as popular today as they were then: “The Untouchables,” “Bull Durham,” “Field …
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James Wilder Follows Creative Muse with ‘3 Holes’
3 years ago

James Wilder Follows Creative Muse with ‘3 Holes’

“In these economic times everybody is looking to stoke their fires, whatever embers are left in their burned-out camp fire,” Wilder says.

“How do I reinvent myself? I still wanna …
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David Cross Taunts Viral Video Fame with ‘Hits’
3 years ago

David Cross Taunts Viral Video Fame with ‘Hits’

All the while Cross maintained a thriving career as a stand-up comic and author.

Yet it wasn’t until now that he felt the inspiration to write and direct his own …
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Bradley Whitford Shares Personal ‘Transparent’ Ties
3 years ago

Bradley Whitford Shares Personal ‘Transparent’ Ties

But his new role as a transgender man transforming into a woman on Amazon’s “Transparent” has even more personal significance for him.

That’s because he has had several transgender relatives …
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