Month: August 2013

questions and answers with miles teller

This interview originally appeared on NextMovie. Get used to seeing Miles Teller around, because he’s not planning on going away anytime soon. After supporting roles in “21 and Over” and “Project X,” as well as a critically acclaimed but underseen debut alongside Nicole Kidman in 2010’s “Rabbit Hole,” he steps out as a romantic lead […] Read more…

questions and answers with stephenie meyer

This interview originally appeared on NextMovie.  She made her name and her fortune with the “Twilight” books and movies, but now Stephenie Meyer is ready for new experiences. She steps out as a producer of “Austenland,” which opens in limited release this weekend. It’s her fourth producer credit (she produced both “Breaking Dawn” installments and […] Read more…

ain’t them grammar atrocious: 10 copy edited movie posters

This article originally appeared on NextMovie. Everyone has that friend with the red pen perpetually in hand, delighting in correcting your “whos” to “whoms.” We hate to admit it, but it’s true: On occasion, we’re that friend. Not only are we grammar snobs, we’re also huge movie nerds. Sorry. You can just imagine the cringe that […] Read more…

director’s cut: lee daniels on ‘lee daniels’ the butler’

This interview originally appeared on Film.com. If enough people didn’t know Oscar-nominated “Precious” director Lee Daniels, they certainly will now: His latest film, “Lee Daniels’ The Butler” bears his name, but that doesn’t mean he’s happy about the title. “That’s what I would think is, like, ew,” he told me when I caught up with […] Read more…

oprah was almost a serial killer (in a movie)

This article originally appeared on NextMovie.  Just imagine if the world of your favorite board game, Clue, collided with that of your favorite daytime TV host-turned-actress/media mogul/queen of everything (Oprah, duh). In the kitchen with the pipe, it was….OPRAH. Not so outlandish, as it turns out! In an interview with Film.com, Lee Daniels, who directed […] Read more…

questions and answers with jennifer coolidge

This interview originally appeared on NextMovie. Jennifer Coolidge is lucky nobody in Regency England knew how to bend and snap, because Lord knows everyone everywhere else does, and doesn’t hesitate to let the actress know. Best known for her memorable turns in “Legally Blonde” and as Stifler’s mom in “American Pie,” Coolidge’s latest release, “Austenland,” […] Read more…

director’s cut: dan mazer on ‘i give it a year’

This interview originally appeared on Film.com. “Romantic comedy” and “Borat” aren’t typically words you expect to see in the same sentence, but writer/director Dan Mazer is all about trying new things. Like, for instance, stepping from the world of raunch comedy (he co-wrote “Borat,” “The Dictator,” and “Bruno” for Sacha Baron Cohen) to the world […] Read more…

questions and answers with rose byrne

This interview originally appeared on NextMovie. Rose Byrne is no stranger to comedies or movies about weddings (see a little something something called “Bridesmaids”) but the subject matter she tackles in this week’s “I Give It a Year” is still something new for her: A failing marriage. In the film, Byrne plays Nat, a somewhat […] Read more…

matt damon talks about ‘elysium’ and fighting iron man

This video interview originally appeared on NextMovie. Get More: NextMovie.com: More Videos | Trailers | Movie News | New on DVD & Blu-Ray Exoskeletal armor is all the rage these days, or so we’ve heard. “Elysium,” Matt Damon’s latest film, due out August 9, is proof of armor’s status as the latest fashion must-have. Of […] Read more…

talking with bret easton ellis about feminism and lindsay lohan

This interview originally appeared on NextMovie. Talk about “The Canyons,” Paul Schrader’s new film starring Lindsay Lohan and porn star James Deen, has been nearly unavoidable, even though you’d be hard pressed to find the movie on a big screen. (It debuted on VOD and in select theaters in New York last week, and opens […] Read more…

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