Interviews with the Cast and Crew

I’ve had the great opportunity the interview actors and filmmakers whenever they have done press tours in Minneapolis. Here are they are plus bonus articles that have run in various publications.

2021

  1. “The Tender Bar” – Ben Affleck, Daniel Ranieri, Tye Sheridan, Lily Rabe
  2. “The Matrix Resurrections” – Yahya Abdul Mateen II, Jessica Henwick, Priyanka Chopra Jonas
  3. “Swan Song” – Mahershala Ali, Benjamin Cleary
  4. “Encounter” – Riz Ahmed, Octavia Spencer, Micheal Pearce, Lucian-River Chauhan and Aditya Geddada
  5. “House of Gucci” – Lady Gaga
  6. “Being the Ricardos” – Nicole Kidman, Javier Bardem, JK Simmons, Nina Arianda, Aaron Sorkin
  7. “Single All the Way” – Philemon Chamber, Michael Urie, Kathy Najimy, Jennifer Coolidge, Jennifer Robertson
  8. “Licorice Pizza” – Alana Haim
  9. “King Richard” – Aunjanue Ellis, Demi Singleton, Saniyya Sidney, Tony Goldwyn
  10. “Belfast” – Kenneth Branagh, Ciaran Hinds, Jude Hill
  11. “The Shrink Next Door” – Kathryn Hahn, Casey Wilson, Georgia Pritchett
  12. “Harry Potter 20th Anniversary” – Chris Columbus
  13. “Last Night in Soho” – Edgar Wright, Anya Taylor-Joy
  14. “The Harder They Fall” – Zazie Beetz, Jonathan Majors, Jeymes Samuel
  15. “Finch” – Tom Hanks, Miguel Sapochnik
  16. “Mass” – Ann Dowd, Reed Birney, Jason Isaacs
  17. “Dune” – Denis Villeneuve, Stellan Skarsgard, Rebecca Ferguson
  18. “Halloween Kills” – Jamie Lee Curtis
  19. “The Addams Family 2” – Charlize Theron, Chloe Grace Moretz
  20. “The Many Saints of Newark” – Michael Gandolfini, Alessandro Nivola, Ray Liotta, Leslie Odom, Jr, Billy Magnussen, Corey Stoll, Michela De Rossi, and director Alan Taylor
  21. “Midnight Mass” – Hamish Linklater, Samantha Sloyan, Zach Gilford, Kate Siegel, Annabeth Gish, and Kristin Lehman
  22. “The Guilty” – Jake Gyllenhaal, Antoine Fuqua
  23. “The Morning Show” – Billy Crudup, Julianna Margulies, Mark Duplass, Hasan Minaj, Desean Terry, Nestor Carbonell, Mimi Leder
  24. “The Eyes of Tammy Faye” – Jessica Chastain, Andrew Garfield
  25. “Everybody’s Talking About Jamie” – Max Harwood
  26. “Candyman” – Yahya Abdul-Mateen II
  27. “CODA” – Emilia Jones, Troy Kotsur, Daniel Durant
  28. “Mr. Corman” Season 1 – Joseph Gordon-Levitt
  29. “The Suicide Squad” – James Gunn, Margot Robbie, Daniela Melchoir, Joel Kinnaman, John Cena, Jai Courtney, Nathan Fillion, Flula Borg, Alice Braga, Mayling Ng, Juan Diego Botto, Joaquín Cosio
  30. “The Last Letter From Your Lover” – Shailene Woodley, Felicity Jones, Jojo Moyes, Callum Turner, Nabhaan Rizwan, Augustine Frizzell
  31. “Joe Bell” – Connie Britton
  32. “Old” – M. Night Shyamalan
  33. “Ted Lasso” Season 2 – Brendan Hunt, Brett Goldstein, Juno Temple, Cristo Fernández, Tooheb Jimoh
  34. “Loki” – Richard E. Grant, Tara Strong
  35. “Schmigadoon” Season 1 – Cecily Strong, Aaron Tveit, Dove Cameron, Ann Harada, Barry Sonnenfeld, Cinco Paul
  36. “The Tomorrow War” – Chris Pratt, Yvonne Strahovski, Sam Richardson
  37. “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory” – Peter Ostrum, Paris Themmen, Julie Dawn Cole,
  38. “Good On Paper” – Iliza Schlesinger, Margaret Cho, Ryan Hansen
  39. “Central Park” – Josh Gad
  40. “Physical” Season 1- Rose Byrne, Rory Scovel, Annie Weisman
  41. “In the Heights” – Melissa Barrera, Leslie Grace, Corey Hawkins, Daphne Ruben-Vega, Gregory Diaz, Jimmy Smits, Olga Merediz, Jon M. Chu, Quiara Alegría Hudes
  42. “Lisey’s Story” – Julianne Moore, Joan Allen, Dane DeHaan, Ron Cephas Jones, J.J. Abrams
  43. “The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It” – Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson, Ruairi O’Connor, Sarah Catherine Hook, Michael Chaves
  44. “The Kominsky Method” Season 3 – Paul Reiser, Sarah Baker
  45. “Army of the Dead” – Zack Snyder, Deborah Snyder
  46. “Jupiter’s Legacy” – Josh Duhamel, Leslie Bibb, Ben Daniels, Matt Lanter, Mike Wade, Tenika Davis, Andrew Horton, Ian Quinlan, and Elena Kampouris
  47. “Four Good Days” – Glenn Close, Mila Kunis
  48. “The Mosquito Coast” – Justin Theroux, Melissa George, Logan Polish, Gabriel Bateman
  49. “Tom Clancy’s Without Remorse” – Michael B. Jordan, Jamie Bell, Jodie Turner-Smith, Lauren London
  50. “Zack Snyder’s Justice League” – Zack Snyder, Deborah Snyder
  51. “Yes Day” – Jennifer Garner, Edgar Ramirez, Jenna Ortega, Miguel Arteta, Julian Lerner, Everly Carganilla
  52. “Da 5 Bloods” – Spike Lee
  53. “Coming 2 America” – Eddie Murphy, Arsenio Hall, Tracy Morgan, Jermaine Fowler, Nomzamo Mbatha, Rotimi, Teyana Taylor, Bella Murphy, Akiley Love
  54. “Cherry” – Tom Holland
  55. “Nomadland” – Chloe Zhao
  56. “Judas and the Black Messiah” – Daniel Kaluuya, LaKeith Stanfield, Jesse Plemons, Chairman Fred Hampton Jr, Ashton Sanders, Dominique Thorne, Algee Smith, Darrell Britt-Gibson
  57. “Land” – Robin Wright, Demian Bichir
  58. “Bliss” – Salma Hayek
  59. “Malcolm & Marie” – John David Washington
  60. “Firefly Lane” Season 1 – Katherine Heigl, Sarah Chalke
  61. “Supernova” – Stanley Tucci, Harry Macqueen
  62. “One Night in Miami” – Leslie Odom Jr, Eli Goree, Kingsley Ben-Adir, Aldis Hodge
  63. “The Sister” –  Russell Tovey, Neil Cross, Amrita Acharia, Kate Harwood
  64. “Cobra Kai” Season 3 – Mary Mouser, Courtney Henggeler, Xolo Maridueña, Vanessa Rubio
  65. “Dickinson” Season 2 – Hailee Steinfeld, Ella Hunt, Anna Baryshnikov, Adrian Blake Enscoe, Alena Smith

2020

  1. “Sylvie’s Love” – Tessa Thompson, Nnamdi Asomugha, Eugene Ashe, Ryan Michelle Bathe
  2. “Promising Young Woman” – Carey Mulligan, Emerald Fennell
  3. “News of the World” – Tom Hanks, Paul Greengrass, Helena Zengel
  4. “Soul” – Pete Docter
  5. “Wonder Woman 1984” – Patty Jenkins, Gal Gadot
  6. “Mr. Iglesias” Part 3 – Gabriel Iglesias
  7. “I’m Your Woman” – Rachel Brosnahan, Marsha Stephanie Blake, Arinze Kene, Julia Hart
  8. “The Prom” – Jo Ellen Pellman, Ariana DeBose
  9. “Mank” – Amanda Seyfried
  10. “SuperIntelligence” – Bobby Cannavle, Melissa McCarthy, Ben Falcone
  11. “Uncle Frank” – Judy Greer, Lois Smith, Sophia Lillis, Peter Macdissi
  12. “The Princess Switch: Switched Again” – Vanessa Hudgens
  13. “Freaky” – Vince Vaughn, Kathryn Newton
  14. The Witches” – Kristin Chenoweth, Anne Hathaway
  15. “Tehran” – Daniel Syrkin
  16. “Clouds” – Neve Campbell, Fin Argus, Sabrina Carpenter, Madison Iseman, Justin Baldoni
  17. “The Haunting of Bly Manor” – Henry Thomas, Oliver Jackson-Cohen, Victoria Pedretti, T’Nia Miller, Amelia Eve, Benjamin Evan Ainsworth, and Amelie Bea Smith
  18. “The War with Grandpa” – Robert De Niro, Oakes Fegley, Laura Marano, Cheech Marin, Jane Seymour, Rob Riggle
  19. “Then Came You” Press Junket – Kathie Lee Gifford, Craig Ferguson
  20. “The Glorias” Press Junket – Lorraine Toussaint
  21. “Kajillionaire” Press Junket – Evan Rachel Wood, Miranda July
  22. “The Devil All the Time” Press Junket – Antonio Campos
  23. “Tenet” Press Junket – John David Washington, Elizabeth Debicki
  24. “Chemical Hearts” Press Junket – Lili Reinhart, Austin Abrams, Richard Tanne, Coral Pena, Kara Young
  25. “Words on Bathroom Walls” Press Junket – Charlie Plummer, Taylor Russell
  26. “Radioactive” Press Junket – Rosamund Pike, Sam Riley, Marjane Satrapi
  27. “Trolls World Tour” Press Junket – Rachel Bloom
  28. “You Should Have Left” Press Junket – Kevin Bacon
  29. “7500” Press Junket – Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Patrick Vollrath
  30. “The King of Staten Island” Press Junket – Judd Apatow
  31. “Birds of Prey” Press Junket – Margot Robbie, Chris Messina, Cathy Yan, Rosie Perez, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Jurnee Smollet-Bell

2019

  1. “1917” Press Junket – Sam Mendes, Krysty Wilson-Cairns, George MacKay, Dean-Charles Chapman
  2. “Working Man” Interviews – Talia Shire, Peter Gerety, Robert Jury
  3. “Jojo Rabbit” Press Junket – Scarlett Johansson, Taika Waititi, Stephen Merchant, Alfie Allen, Roman Griffin Davis, Thomasin Mckenzie
  4. In Conversation: Anthony Russo from “Avengers: Endgame”
  5. In Conversation: David Harbour from “Stranger Things 3”

2018

1. “Noboby’s Fool” press junket with Tyler Perry, Tiffany Haddish, Whoopi Goldberg, Amber Riley, Tika Sumpter, Omari Hardwick

2. “Beautiful Boy” Q&A with Timothee Chalamet and Nic Sheff

3. “When Jeff Tried to Save the World” Twin Cities Film Fest 2018 Premiere with Jon Heder and Kendall Goldberg

4. “Crazy Rich Asians” press junket with Constance Wu, Henry Golding, Gemma Chan, Awkwafina, and Ken Jeong

5. “Book Club” press junket with Diane Keaton, Jane Fonda, Candice Bergen, Mary Steenburgen, Andy Garcia, Don Johnson, Craig T. Nelson, Bill Holderman, Erin Simms

6. “Life of the Party” press junket with Melissa McCarthy, Julie Bowen, Matt Walsh, Molly Gordon, Gillian Jacobs, Debby Ryan, Heidi Gardner, Luke Benward

7. “Ready Player One” press junket with Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke, Lena Waithe, Ben Mendelsohn, Hannah John-Kramer, Win Morisaki, Philip Zhao

2017

1. In Conversation: The Filmmakers Behind “An Inconvenient Sequel”

2. “American Assassin” press junket with Michael Keaton, Dylan O’Brien, Taylor Kitsch, Shiva Negar

3. In Conversation: Nadji Jeter on the Power of “Wonder”

4. In Conversation: Chris Bernardi from Pixar’s “Coco”

5. “Downsizing” Press Junket with Hong Chau

2016
1. In Conversation: Marlon West, Head of Effects Animation on “Moana”

2. Linklater, A Dream Collaborator: A Conversation with the Cast of “Everybody Wants Some!!”

2015
1. A Conversation with Todd Haynes and Christine Vachon on “Carol”
Bonus: click HERE for the version that ran in “City Pages”

2. An Interview with Craig Schultz and Steve Martino from “The Peanuts Movie”

3. A Warm Return Home for “No Escape” Filmmakers John Erick and Drew Dowdle
Bonus: click HERE for the version that ran in “City Pages”

2014
1. A Roundtable Interview with Bennett Miller on “Foxcatcher”