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Interview: Leigh Whannell Talks ‘The Invisible Man’, the Dark Realism Grounding the Story & More

I had the opportunity to speak to Leigh Whannell, who wrote, directed, and executive produced The Invisible Man. During our interview, we spoke about how the film came about, what it was like directing his own screenplay, and the dark realism that grounds the film! Check out our conversation below: I wanted to start off with this question because I’m […]

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Interview: Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Rosie Perez and Jurnee Smollett-Bell Talk Strong Female Characters, The ‘Birds of Prey’ Soundtrack & More

Last week, I had the pleasure of attending the world premiere and press junket for Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn). During the junket, I was able to sit down with cast members Mary Elizabeth Winstead (Helena Bertinelli a.k.a. Huntress), Rosie Perez (Renee Montoya) and Jurnee Smollett-Bell (Dinah Lance a.k.a. Black Canary). The trio spoke […]

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Interview: Massoud Bakhshi Talks Creating ‘Yalda, a Night for Forgiveness’

Yalda, a Night for Forgiveness debuted at this year’s Sundance Film Festival to thunderous applause. The film was among 11 other high caliber entries in the World Cinema Dramatic competition. Iranian filmmaker Massoud Bakhshi’s sociopolitical tale of a woman’s fight for survival is one of the most engaging experiences anyone can have in a theater this year. This was felt […]

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Interview: Margot Robbie, Ella Jay Basco and Chris Messina Talk ‘Birds of Prey’, On-Set Dynamic Being Like A Warm Sweater & More

Last week, I had the pleasure of attending the world premiere and press junket for Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn). During the junket, I was able to sit down with cast members Margot Robbie (Harley Quinn), Ella Jay Basco (Cassandra Cain) and Chris Messina (Victor Zsasz). The trio spoke about their on-set dynamic, Robbie’s […]

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Interview: Michael B. Jordan and Jamie Foxx Talk ‘Just Mercy, Working with Bryan Stevenson & How Art Impacts The Culture

Last week, I attended the Just Mercy press junket in New York City. For those unfamiliar with the film, Just Mercy is a 2019 American legal drama directed by Destin Daniel Cretton and stars Michael B. Jordan, Jamie Foxx, Rob Morgan, O’Shea Jackson Jr., Tim Blake Nelson, Rafe Spall, and Brie Larson. It tells the true story of Walter McMillian, who with […]

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Interview: Julia Lester & Frankie Rodriguez Talk ‘High School Musical: The Musical: The Series’

A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to attend the Disney + press event in Los Angeles, California. The press conference highlighted a few of their new original shows, including The Mandalorian, High School Musical: The Musical: The Series and Forky ask a question.  During the event I interviewed some of the cast of High School Musical: The Musical: […]

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Interview: Chadwick Boseman & Stephan James Talk ’21 Bridges’

After uncovering a massive conspiracy, an embattled NYPD detective (Chadwick Boseman) joins a citywide manhunt for two young cop-killers. As the night unfolds, he soon becomes unsure of who to pursue, and who’s in pursuit of him. When the search intensifies, authorities decide to take extreme measures by closing all of Manhattan’s 21 bridges to prevent the suspects from escaping. We […]

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Interview: Janelle Monáe, Nate Wonder and Roman Discuss Creating New Music for ‘Lady and the Tramp’

The highly anticipated new streaming service Disney+ is finally here. The arrival of the new streaming service means new original TV shows and movies, and one of the first movies on the platform is the live-action re-imagining of the 1955 classic Lady and the Tramp. This new version of the much-beloved classic stars  Tessa Thompson as the voice of Lady […]

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Interview: ‘Jessica Jones’ Director Neasa Hardiman Makes Her Directorial Feature Debut at TIFF With Sci-Fi Thriller ‘Sea Fever’

From directing one of our favourite Marvel characters, to writing and directing the sci-fi creature feature, Sea Fever (which had its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival), Irish director Neasa Hardiman is always hard at work. Luckily for me, I was able to catch up with the director during TIFF for a brief interview about Sea Fever, subverting […]

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Interview: Joaquin Phoenix & Todd Phillips Talk ‘Joker’, ‘The King of Comedy’ Inspiration and More

A few weeks ago Geeks of Color had the chance to attend an early screening of Joker with fellow journalists, followed by a Q&A with the film’s star Joaquin Phoenix and director Todd Phillips. As we put down our recorders at the front of the theater, Phillips started the Q&A by welcoming us: Todd Phillips: I find it difficult to […]

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Interview: Chosen Jacob, Finn Wolfhard & Wyatt Oleff on Returning for ‘IT Chapter Two’

IT Chapter Two is in theaters now, and we are rounding out our interview coverage with a chat including some of the young Losers’ Club. We had the chance to sit down with Chosen Jacob, Finn Wolfhard and Wyatt Oleff who play the younger versions of Mike Hanlon, Richie Tozier and Stanley Uris. Earlier this week, interviews with director Andy Muschietti and cast members were posted, including our interview with Jessica Chastain and Jay Ryan, and our chat with Isaiah Mustafa, Andy Bean, Bill Hader and James Ransone. We began the interview by chatting about what it was like to return for the sequel and the differences between sets. Since the first movie, the young Losers’ Club has grown up; and instead of relying on deleted […]

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Interview: Andy Muschietti Talks De-aging Technology & Deciding the Final Runtime of ‘IT Chapter Two’

IT Chapter Two hits theaters in two days! As promised our continuous IT Chapter Two coverage continues with another interview; this time with director, Andy Muschietti. Earlier this week, interviews with cast members were posted, including our interview with Jessica Chastain and Jay Ryan, and our chat with Isaiah Mustafa, Andy Bean, Bill Hader and James Ransone. Since the first […]