London Film Festival: 10 questions for Clare Stewart

That’s a festival director’s best kept secret! A number of films are very fresh out of the edit suite and when that happens there’s still a lot of thinking going on about release strategy around the world. I was really thrilled to be able to secure our closing night film Saving Mr Banks, which is […]

Face to face with Radovan Karadzic

This is an interview requested by Karadzic before I give official testimony the following day in open court. Ironically, when the witness unit’s call came out of the blue in August 2011, saying that “the defence” had requested an interview, I was driving through pluvial mist up a mountain track in Bosnia to attend the […]

5 Incredible Diana Rigg Stories

Dame Diana Rigg died peacefully at the age of 82 on September 10, leaving an esteemed acting career as her legacy. After breaking out as Emma Peel in British spy series The Avengers and playing the only woman to marry James Bond in On Her Majesty’s Secret Service, she found success on stage and screen […]

100 Albums Released in 2020 to Put on Your Radar

Artist Molly Tuttle was the first woman to win the International Bluegrass Music Association’s Guitar Player of the Year for two years in a row. She stunned listeners with last year’s genre-defying solo debut “When You’re Ready” and her subsequent live shows. Her new album includes covers of songs by The Rolling Stones, Grateful Dead, […]

What Happens When Actors Leave High-School-TV Shows?

Friday Night Lights (5 seasons, 2006–2011)Zach Gilford (Matt Saracen), Adrianne Palicki (Tyra Collette), Scott Porter (Jason Street), Minka Kelly (Lyla Garrity), Gaius Charles (Smash Williams)Season 3, episode 13, “Tomorrow Blues” (with the exception of Charles, who left in episode four, “Hello, Goodbye”; and Porter, who left in episode 7, “New York, New York”)They all graduated […]