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Skyler Shaye Dishes On Growing Up Amongst Hollywood Royalty, Her Role in ‘Ray Donovan,’ And Reminds Us How She Brought MerDer Together On ‘Grey’s Anatomy’

Aramide Tinubu - September 5, 2015

Growing up in Los Angeles and rubbing shoulders with major Hollywood figures during family dinner parties definitely sounds like a dream to most, one that many aspiring artists wish for every day. Admittedly, there are benefits to the star-studded, glamorous lifestyle: friendships are forged and connections are made. However, carving out a name for yourself among all of that glitziness can prove to be a …

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French Director Robin Campillo Talks ‘Eastern Boys,’ Family and the Immigration Climate in France

Aramide Tinubu - June 2, 2015
Eastern Boys

How do we define family? Traditionally, we gravitate toward people who are related to us by blood. And yet, as we branch out into the world, we may find kindred spirits in others that we encounter on our life’s journey. The ties that bind us together are often strongest when we have to work to maintain them. As we grow and change as individuals, our …

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Tribeca Interviews: Filmmaker Christopher Bell Discusses ‘Prescription Thugs’ and Addiction

Aramide Tinubu - May 16, 2015
Director: Christopher Bell. Courtesy of Coco Knudson Photography

We’re all addicted to something. It could be food, intimacy, exercise or even a TV show. Depending on what our addiction is, we may try to hide it because we are fearful of being judged by society. It seems, however, that it is society itself that can help lead us down that path. In fact, from the time we enter school, followed shortly by our …

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Director Elizabeth Giamatti Talks ‘A Woman Like Me,’ Accepting the Unacceptable and Her Good Friend Alex

Aramide Tinubu - April 18, 2015

The Buddhist Meditation on Death says, “The point is we are all going to die, but that is the very thing we cannot accept.” Is it even possible to accept what is unacceptable to so many of us? Would you spend the precious time you do have left in despair over your circumstances, or would you try to find a way to be at peace …

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Brad Saville Talks ‘Regretting Fish,’ Independent Filmmaking and 21st Century Moviegoing

Aramide Tinubu - March 16, 2015

Filmmaker Brad Saville on the set of “Regretting Fish.” Photo Credit: Brad Saville. Once a major Hollywood genre, the gangster film has become somewhat of a dying breed in Hollywood. Goodfellas (1990) was perhaps the last of its kind in this classic category, though films like The Departed (2006) and Public Enemies (2009) have drawn major numbers at the box office, providing some nostalgia for …

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Actor Richard Brooks Talks ‘Being Mary Jane’ and Diversity on the Big and Small Screens

Aramide Tinubu - March 13, 2015

Richard Brooks stars in “Being Mary Jane.” Photo Credit: BET Networks/ Daniel McFadden. What does it mean to hit rock bottom? Is there any way to recover; to gradually rebuild all that you have destroyed on your downward spiral? Typically the freefall is what draws television audiences in, keeping them attached to the screen hour after hour or week after week. And yet on Being …

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