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“The Truth was Our North Star”: An Interview with Chappaquiddick screenwriters Taylor Allen and Andrew Logan

Chappaquiddick, achieves the seemingly impossible. It’s a movie about the powerful Kennedy political family that was acclaimed by both liberal and conservative critics.
Taylor Allen and Andrew Logan, who met at the University of Texas at Austin, co-wrote the screenplay, their first feature film script. It first attained industry buzz

Bart Millard Opens up About the Inspiration Behind “I Can Only Imagine”

I’ve been given 15 minutes to talk to Bart Millard, frontman from the multi-platinum selling band, MercyMe. That’s five minutes longer than it took for him to write the band’s breakthrough song,  “I Could Only Imagine,” which became the bestselling Christian single of all time, and the basis for the

Winchester Historian’s Lifelong Fascination with “Spooky, Amazing” Haunted House

Winchester, the supernatural thriller now available from Redbox, reminds us of that classic line from the western, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valence: “When the legend becomes fact, print the legend.” That goes as much for haunted houses as it does for the Old West. If you believe in poltergeists,

It’s Been a Wonder Year for Award-Nominated SFX Make-Up Artist Arjen Tuiten

For Dutch-born Arjen Tuiten, an Oscar nominee for Makeup & Hairstyling for his extraordinary work on Wonder, the journey to the Academy Awards began with his boyhood passion for special effects makeup, stoked by such films as Harry and the Hendersons, The NeverEnding Story and The Terminator. “I was always

Al Gore Talks to Us About Oscar Night, An Inconvenient Sequel and Even Ryan Reynolds

Former Vice President Al Gore recently talked with Redbox about An Inconvenient Sequel, the follow-up to his Academy Award winning documentary An Inconvenient Truth.
It’s not often that a documentary gets a sequel, but An Inconvenient Truth was the eleventh-highest-grossing film in its genre on top of its Oscar win,

The Beguiled is a Potent Shot of Southern Discomfort

Sofia Coppola’s The Beguiled is a steadily simmering fever dream that boils over into a hothouse nightmare. It’s a remake of one of Clint Eastwood’s lesser known, but more interesting movies — his flopped at the box office. In 1971, audiences wanted Dirty Harry Clint and not Civil-War-soldier-confined-to-an-all-girl’s-school Clint.

Is Tonight’s Rental This Year’s Oscar-Winner?

Studios have traditionally held out their most prestigious so-called “Oscar-bait” films for the fall and winter movie seasons in advance of Academy Award nominations. That’s primarily because Academy voters have notoriously short memories and tend to nominate films that came out within a few months of Oscar balloting. Did you