Interviews

‘Hunt For the Wilderpeople’ Star Sam Neill on Taika Waititi, Wine and That Time Sigourney Weaver Crucified Him

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by Britt Hayes 7 days ago
The Orchard
Sam Neill is a prolific actor, perhaps more so than most people seem to realize. Best known to a particular generation for roles in Jurassic Park and Event Horizon, Neill’s long and fascinating career can’t really be reduced to a certain genre or character type. So it’s both pleasantly unexpected and not at all surprising to see him as a curmudgeonly and stoic, but ultimately kind-hearted uncle in Hunt For the Wilderpeople, the adventurous new coming-of-age comedy from Taika Waititi — the director of What We Do in the Shadows, who also recently signed on to helm Thor: Ragnarok for Marvel.

Andrew Stanton and Lindsey Collins on ‘Finding Dory,’ Making Sequels, and What They Learned From Steve Jobs

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by Matt Singer June 14, 2016 @ 10:29 AM
Disney/Getty
“I like that the title of your outlet has one of our characters’ names in it.” Those were the first words spoken by Andrew Stanton, director of Finding Nemo, WALL-E, and John Carter, as we start our phone interview about his newest creation, Finding Dory. And he’s right. By coincidence, ScreenCrush shares half a name with Crush, one of the scene-stealing sea turtles from both Nemo and Dory (voiced, as it turns out, by Stanton himself).

Woody Harrelson and Mark Ruffalo on ‘Now You See Me 2' and Playing Dual Roles

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by Erin Whitney June 7, 2016 @ 2:55 PM
When you have a chance to sit down with Marty Hart and the Hulk for a three minute interview, it’s difficult to decide what to cram into such a short amount time. But even well-planned questions won’t turn out as expected when talking to Woody Harrleson and Mark Ruffalo; these two are going to talk about whatever they want, including your eye color.

The Lonely Island on ‘Popstar,’ Judd Apatow’s Phone Number, and the Fart Joke on Andy Samberg’s Peabody Award

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by Erin Whitney June 1, 2016 @ 10:58 AM
Universal Pictures
The Lonely Island, the comedy musical trio behind great American classics ‘Dick in a Box,’ ‘I’m on a Boat, ‘and ‘Jizz in My Pants,’ are now movie stars. Or at least they star in a new movie as fake pop stars mocking celebrity culture and the music industry.

‘Game of Thrones’ Star Kristofer Hivju Shares His Tormund and Brienne Shipper Name

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by Erin Whitney May 24, 2016 @ 9:40 AM
HBO
Amid all the blood and nudity, ‘Game of Thrones’ gave us a little romance to root for this season. The last two episodes of Season 6 found Tormund Giantsbane (Kristofer Hivju) making eyes at Brienne of Tarth (Gwendoline Christie) when she arrived at Castle Black. Though Episode 4 director Daniel Sackheim thought Tormund’s flirtatious glances subtle, they quickly set the internet on fire. There were Brienne and Tormund memes, there were montage videos; it was the beginning of a beautiful warrior relationship (at least if fans had their way).