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“You Don’t Find Yaks in America”: Joan Chen on Xiu Xiu: The Sent Down Girl

Li Xiaolu in Xiu Xiu: The Sent Down GirlLi Xiaolu in Xiu Xiu: The Sent Down Girl

An international movie star on screens both big (Bernardo Bertolucci’s Oscar-winning The Last Emperor) and small (David Lynch’s mega-hit, Twin Peaks), Joan Chen’s film career went behind the camera with her feature directorial debut, Xiu Xiu: The Sent Down Girl.…  Read more

By Nov 25, 2022

Apartment Stories: Aaron Moorhead and Justin Benson on Something in the Dirt

Aaron Moorhead and Justin Benson in Something in the DirtAaron Moorhead and Justin Benson in Something in the Dirt

While the line “I want to believe” is most associated with The X-Files, today’s onslaught of conspiracy theorists and ravenous fact-deniers change that mantra to the more desperate “I need to believe.” After all, who needs objectivity or visual proof…  Read more

By Nov 9, 2022

“This Is as Grassroots as It Gets”: Pretty Problems Star Britt Rentschler, Back To One Episode 225

Britt Rentschler is the star of Pretty Problems, a smart and hilarious new indie adult comedy which she also produced and helped write with screenwriter and co-star Michael Tennant. In this episode, she talks about their lengthy commitment to making…  Read more

By Oct 18, 2022

“I’m a Little Bit Sick in the Head”: Scott Adkins on Accident Man: Hitman’s Holiday

Scott Adkins and Perry Benson in Accident Man: Hitman's HolidayScott Adkins and Perry Benson in Accident Man: Hitman's Holiday

Scott Adkins is a proselytizer for the art of Hong Kong action films, receiving his baptism as a bit player on Jackie Chan’s The Accidental Spy in 2001. He has been trying to bring Chan’s level of craft and creativity…  Read more

By Oct 13, 2022


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