Director Rob Minkoff on ‘Mr. Peabody’ and the Future of Animation

Fans of the classic 1960s cartoon “The Rocky & Bullwinkle Show” grew up with the antics of Mr. Peabody and Sherman, the world’s smartest dog and his adopted human boy, who traveled through time on educational adventures chronicled in segments called “Peabody’s Improbable History.” Today, thanks to a decade’s worth of persistence by director Rob […]

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Mark Hamill Makes ‘Biggest Gamble of Career’ with ‘Sushi Girl’

When actor Mark Hamill read the script for his new grindhouse-style thriller “Sushi Girl,” he immediately turned it down. “It seemed way out of my comfort zone and ultra-violent and just nasty,” Hamill told me during an early October interview. “It felt way too dark. I said to my agent, ‘I can’t do it.’” The […]

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