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Phyllis Smith Dishes on Unexpected Journey to ‘Inside Out’ Leading Lady

“Inside Out” may be Disney and Pixar’s smartest and most narratively complex film to date, but that hasn’t stopped the animated journey to the center of the brain from becoming one of the biggest hits of the year. Now available to rent with XFINITY On Demand or own on DVD, Blu-ray and digital HD, “Inside […]

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‘Jurassic World’ Star Nick Robinson: Film Has Been ‘Wild Ride’

Standing in front of a massive replica of the “Jurassic World” entrance gates at the 2015 New York Comic Con, actor Nick Robinson can still hardly believe the monstrous success of his dinosaur series reboot. “I don’t think anybody expected quite the success that happened,” Robinson told me as the popular NYCC attraction, Zulu the […]

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Richard Gere Tells ‘Human’ Story in Homeless Drama ‘Time Out of Mind’

Richard Gere is best known for his debonair leading man roles in swoon-inducing films such as “An Officer and a Gentleman” and “Pretty Woman,” but the 66-year-old star is strikingly stripped down and vulnerable in the new movie “Time Out of Mind.” Directed by “I’m Not There” scribe Oren Moverman, the indie drama follows a […]

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Five Minutes with ‘Age of Ultron’ Stunt Coordinator Greg Powell

At a time when many of Hollywood’s most breathtaking action sequences are largely computer-generated, it’s encouraging to know there’s still someone out there taking lumps for film fans. Greg Powell has been a stunt man and stunt coordinator for 45 years, and boasts credits on action-packed classics such as “The Spy Who Loved Me,” “Superman” […]

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Sean Astin Navigates Choppy Waters in Drama ‘The Surface’

The tragic former child star narrative is an all-too-familiar one in Hollywood, but it’s a headline actor Sean Astin has successfully avoided for 30 years. Best known around the world as Mikey in Steven Spielberg’s 1985 adventure hit “The Goonies,” Astin maintained a steady career through the ’90s with memorable roles in films such as […]

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No More Mrs. Nice Girl: Kate Bosworth Goes Crazy in ‘Amnesiac’

At the age of 32, Kate Bosworth is finally getting the roles she deserves. “I’ve been doing it since I was 14,” the actress told me during a recent interview. “I’ve performed through the angsty teens and the 20s, and it was really the late 20s and early 30s that I feel like the roles […]

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