Interview: Michelle Krusiec Talks Bite Size Halloween Short Film ‘Nian’ on Hulu

We were joined on the Popternative show by Michelle Krusiec to discuss her short horror film Nian which is part of Bite Size Halloween on Hulu blending genres like horror, comedy, sci-fi and thriller. Twenty new shorts from exciting emerging filmmakers premiered on October 1st.  The goal of 20th Digital Studio’s […]

Interview: Joslyn Rose Lyons Talks Feature-Length Directorial Debut ‘STAND’

In August, Showtime Sports Documentary Films announced STAND, a raw and unflinching examination of the courageous and remarkable life of basketball star and social justice activist Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf, would premiere on Showtime in early 2023. The film is directed by Joslyn Rose Lyons, making her feature-length directorial debut. The feature-length documentary […]

Interview: Kate Hudson & Director Ana Lily Amirpour Talk ‘Mona Lisa and The Blood Moon’

Kate Hudson (Almost Famous) and Jun Jong Seo (Money Heist: Korea) star in the new mind-bending sci-fi thriller/fantasy Mona Lisa and The Blood Moon from visionary director Ana Lily Amirpour (A Girl Walks Home At Night) which is now playing in theaters and on digital platforms. The movie follows a […]

Interview: Jon Hamm & Director Greg Mottola Discuss ‘Confess, Fletch’

It’s been 37 years since Chevy Chase first introduced the world to investigative reporter Fletch, and the character is now getting a revival played by Mad Men‘s Jon Hamm in Confess, Fletch, out now in theaters and on digital and on demand. Directed by Greg Mottola (Superbad, Paul), the movie […]

Interviews with Cast & Directors of New Docu-Series ‘Growing Up’ on Disney+

During this year’s Disney+ Day, the new ten-part Disney+ Original docu-series Growing Up premiered on September 8th. Created by Brie Larson and Culture House, the hybrid docu-series explores the challenges, triumphs, and complexities of adolescence through ten compelling coming of age stories. The series uses narrative, experimental, and documentary filmmaking to follow […]

Interviews: Adamma Ebo, Adanne Ebo & Nicole Beharie Talk ‘Honk for Jesus. Save Your Soul’

Executive produced by Jordan Peele’s Monkeypaw Productions, Honk for Jesus. Save Your Soul is a satirical comedy that will be released in theaters and on Peacock to stream on September 2. Written and directed by Adamma Ebo, it stars Regina Hall, Sterling K. Brown, Austin Crute, Conphidance, Devere Rogers, with […]

Interview: Seri DeYoung Talks Freeform’s ‘Good Trouble’, Directing & More

Photo by: Paul SmithWe were joined on the Popternative show by actress Seri DeYoung who plays Claire Badgely in the The Fosters spin-off series Good Trouble on Freeform and Hulu. Seri, who hails from New Mexico, had her first professional acting gig on the coveted AMC series Breaking Bad. Known […]

Interview: James Morosini, Claudia Sulewski & Rachel Dratch Talk ‘I Love My Dad’

Writer, director, and actor James Morosini took his true life experience of being catfished by his own father and made it into a feature film titled I Love My Dad. James stars in it alongside Patton Oswald, Claudia Sulewski, Lil Rel Howery, Rachel Dratch, Amy Landecker and Ricky Velez. The […]

Interview: Hannes Thor Halldorsson Talks Icelandic Action-Comedy Film ‘Cop Secret’

Epic Pictures‘ latest action/comedy film Cop Secret, recently premiered on July 8 in select theaters and On Demand on July 12. It is the feature debut from writer-director Hannes Thor Haldorsson who is a former professional soccer player and was the goalkeepr for Iceland’s national team. Cop Secret is an Icelandic […]

Interview: Director Olivia Newman Talks Where The Crawdads Sing 

Sony Pictures’ mystery thriller/drama Where The Crawdads Sing will be available exclusively in theaters July 15th, 2022. The film stars Daisy Edgar-Jones (Fresh, Normal People), Taylor John Smith (Shadow in the Cloud, Sharp Objects), Harris Dickinson (Beach Rats, The King’s Man), Michael Hyatt (Nightcrawler, Snowfall), Sterling Macer, Jr. (Double Down, […]