Aug 21, 2015 Web Exclusive

Over the last 15 years, James Ransone has built his career on cult roles. Television fans are most likely to recognize him from his David Simon collaborations. On the second season of The Wire he played Ziggy Sobotka, the wayward son of the head of the dockworkers’ union; he starred in Generation Kill as Corporal Josh Ray Person, the motormouthed driver of the lead Humvee. More

Jul 31, 2015 Web Exclusive

The actor and writer told us about his experience making the intimate The End of the Tour, and his own short story collection, Bream Gives Me Hiccups, due in book stores this fall. More

Jun 19, 2015 Web Exclusive

Adam Scott and Taylor Schilling are Alex and Emily, a happily married couple new to Los Angeles and looking to make new friends. Lucky for them, they soon meet the eccentric-but-friendly Kurt (Jason Schwartzman) at the playground and he invites them over for dinner. Although their kids hit it off immediately, making new friends as adults proves to be a little more challenging.  More

Jun 08, 2015 Web Exclusive

In some version or another, a film adaptation of Brian Wilson’s life has been kicking around Hollywood for a while. Luckily, it eventually fell into producer Claire Rudnik Polstein’s lap. Along with director Bill Pohland and writer Oren Moverman, they have created Love & Mercy, a fun yet unconventional biopic that truly honors Brian Wilson’s enormous musical and cultural legacy without falling into the trap of overt glamorization. With the primary goal of evoking Brian Wilson’s spirit and honestly retelling his life story, the filmmakers and the actors were able to work closely with Brian and his wife Melinda Ledbetter throughout. More

Jun 05, 2015 Web Exclusive

The new film, Testament of Youth, is a period drama based on writer Vera Brittain’s memoirs of the First World War. Brittain (played by Ex Machina’s Alicia Vikander) was a military nurse, and among the first young women accepted into Oxford University. Game of Thrones’ Kit Harington, Kingsman’s Taron Egerton, and Colin Morgan play the three young men close to Vera who join in their country’s war effort as soldiers. More

May 08, 2015 Web Exclusive

Dolph Lundgren began his acting career with a small role in the 1985 James Bond movie, A View To A Kill. Standing at a muscular 6’5”, Lundgren was a formidable on-screen presence. His second film would be his breakthrough: Lundgren was cast as Ivan Drago, the imposing Soviet fighter who exchanges blows with Sylvester Stallone in Rocky IV.The rookie actor’s career exploded. He became an action film staple and an icon of the genre, with starring roles in films such as Universal Soldier, Masters of the Universe, andThe Expendables. Since the turn of the century, Lundgren has found work behind the camera, as well. Lundgren is not only the star of his latest film, Skin Trade, but writer and producer. We chatted with him about his new movie and his personal efforts to help fight human trafficking. More

May 08, 2015 Web Exclusive

“This is the most human story that I’ve ever done, and it’s the most human character that I’ve ever played,” says Hollywood action icon Arnold Schwarzenegger. “I also think it’s the most human zombie movie that’s ever been done.” More

May 01, 2015 Web Exclusive

Since her breakthrough role as Lindsay Weir of the cult series Freaks and GeeksLinda Cardellini has become a familiar face in a wide range of television and films, from her long-running role as Samantha Taggart on E.R.to films as varied as Brokeback Mountain, Returnand the live action Scooby Doo franchise. In recent years, Cardellini played a pivotal role opposite Jon Hamm on Mad Men, for which she earned an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Guest Actress, and she currently stars in the Netflix series Bloodline with Kyle Chandler. In Welcome to Me, Cardellini plays Gina, the heroically patient best friend of Alice Klieg (Kristen Wiig), a woman with Borderline Personality Disorder who wins the lottery and uses the money to finance a cable talk show about her life. We chatted with her about her latest film role and distinguished television career. More

Apr 15, 2015 Web Exclusive

Throughout writer/director Alex Garland's sci-fi thriller, Ex Machina, tension gradually mounts between the contrasting realms of nature and technology, where Swedish actress Alicia Vikander found reference points for envisioning Ava, the alluring robot she plays in the film. "I always saw her as something very pure, almost doe-like," Vikander says, adding, "Like Apple products sometimes, it's something very simple and pure and clean." More