While we’ve had clearly delineated discussions in the form of talks with directors, actors, actresses (times 3), producers, screenwriters, cinematographers, breakthrough talents, casting directors, documentary helmers and composers, today brings and extensive talk between a grab bag of thespians, thanks to Los Angeles Times’ Envelope Screening Series.
Moderated by John Horn, he gathers Emma Thompson (Saving Mr. Banks), Forest Whitaker (The Butler), Oscar Isaac (Inside Llewyn Davis), Harrison Ford (42, Ender’s Game), as well as 12 Years a Slave stars Chiwetel Ejiofor and Lupita Nyong’o. They discuss how/if they know a project will eventually be a success, what attracts them to their characters, and much, much more. Check out the full conversation below.
Which of performances from the actors above did you enjoy most this year?
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Welcome to the latest episode of our official podcast, The Film Stage Show. This week, editor Nick Newman, writer Danny King, and I dive right into Richard Linklater‘s 12-year intimate epic Boyhood. After that, we take a look at the films coming to theaters and home video in the coming week, including Noah, Twin Peaks: The Entire Mystery, Guardians of the […]
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