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  • New portrait book 'Art of Discovery' examines celebrity inspiration

    New portrait book 'Art of Discovery' examines celebrity inspiration
    The new book "The Art of Discovery" pairs celebrity portraits with quotes about moments that inspired them as people and artists. The book is by Wire Image co-founder Jeff Vespa. It was designed by Nancy Rouemy, a former art director at the New York...
  • William H. Macy directs the music of 'Rudderless'

    William H. Macy directs the music of 'Rudderless'
    To my surprise, before a May interview with William H. Macy about his big-screen directorial debut “Rudderless,” I was told the veteran actor and newbie filmmaker wouldn’t be able to talk much about the film’s plot. The movie,...
  • Writer/director Damien Chazelle brings personal experience to 'Whiplash'

    Writer/director Damien Chazelle brings personal experience to 'Whiplash'
    You could take the torment from an ultra-demanding teacher and file it away somewhere in your memory, never to be heard from again outside of nightmares. Or you could do what Damien Chazelle did, using the high school jazz conductor who made his life as...
  • 'America's Funniest Home Videos' is Stronger Than Ever in Digital Era

    Pratfalls and goofs caught on camera made Vin Di Bona's career. But that doesn't mean the creator of "America's Funniest Home Videos" is an ideal videographer. "When my daughter graduated from high school, I panned over the stage and she'd already walked...
  • Miles Beyond the Biopic: Don Cheadle Riffs on a Jazz Legend

    Don Cheadle has managed to accomplish something no one has been able to pull off in two decades: serve up a bigscreen tale of jazz great Miles Davis. "Miles Ahead," in which the versatile actor portrays the legendary trumpeter, marks the directorial...
  • Martin Starr embraces the zombie-killing fantasy of 'Dead Snow: Red vs. Dead'

    Martin Starr embraces the zombie-killing fantasy of 'Dead Snow: Red vs. Dead'
    Martin Starr underplays his heroism in “Dead Snow: Red vs. Dead,” saying during an interview with RedEye at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival that he’s “not an action hero in any traditional sense.” That may be true, but...
  • Jocelyn DeBoer and Ingrid Haas are ready for action in 'Dead Snow: Red vs. Dead'

    Jocelyn DeBoer and Ingrid Haas are ready for action in 'Dead Snow: Red vs. Dead'
    Before our interview can begin, “Dead Snow: Red vs. Dead” costars Jocelyn DeBoer and Ingrid Haas press their heads together and grin. It’s the sort of bond that can be forged only while fighting Nazi zombies in Iceland. DeBoer (a...
  • The stars open up in Jeff Vespa's 'The Art of Discovery'

     The stars open up in Jeff Vespa's 'The Art of Discovery'
    Celebrity photography is all about access, and few people have more than Jeff Vespa. Vespa co-founded the photo agency website WireImage.com in 2001. He also is the official photographer of the Sundance and Toronto International film festivals....
  • Robert Redford to Receive Film Society of Lincoln Center's Chaplin Award

    The Film Society of Lincoln Center, the Gotham nonprofit that presents the New York Film Festival, has tapped Robert Redford to receive its 42nd annual Chaplin Award. The laurel, which honors the film industry's most notable talents, will lionize Redford...
  • Jazz drumming is spotlighted in 'Whiplash'

    Jazz drumming is spotlighted in 'Whiplash'
    Miles Teller is a star on a rapid rise, while veteran actor J.K. Simmons has featured in many varied theater, movie and television roles. Together they are kinetic in the new film “Whiplash,” where Teller plays aspiring jazz drummer Andrew...
  • Watch: Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader Call Out Reporter Who Hasn't Seen 'Skeleton Twins'

    Denver reporter Chris Parente is probably wishing he had seen "The Skeleton Twins" before interviewing Bill Hader and Kristen Wiig. The reporter interviewed the two stars of the Sundance film for a Denver segment, though it began to go downhill fast when...