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The Homegoing Business

Danielle M. Bennett | Posted 07.19.2013 | New York
Danielle M. Bennett

As a kid, raised between Yonkers and Harlem, Davis recalls four funeral homes on the next block. Today, there's only one. The number of black residents is shrinking, and "people coming into the neighborhood don't avail themselves of the professionals that are here," Davis says.

Rob Zombie Answers Reddit's Questions On Lords of Salem, Childhood and His Next Non-Horror Film

Shira Lazar | Posted 06.08.2013 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

Reddit asked for a Rob Zombie AMA (Ask Me Anything), and while he has yet to jump on the bandwagon, we've got those redditors covered in this segment where we ask the man himself those hard-hitting questions about his past work and Lords of Salem movie.

Director Jon Chu Talks G.I. Joe: Retaliation, 3D Conversion and Bruce Willis' Improv Skills (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 05.28.2013 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

G.I. Joe: Retaliation director Jon M. Chu stops by to chat about converting the upcoming film to 3D, working with Channing Tatum and The Rock, and how this film will blow the first out of the water!

Danny Trejo Will Kill You in a Movie if You Donate to This Kickstarter Campaign (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 05.27.2013 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

Machete himself, legendary actor Danny Trejo, stops by the What's Trending studio to chat about raising money for his Snap Shot film on, the three Bs of fantastic filmmaking, and the future of his Machete films.

Improv Everywhere the Documentary Premieres at SXSW 2013 (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 05.14.2013 | Technology
Shira Lazar

Backed by Kickstarter, Adams originally planned to release the film online but as he started meeting more people from the group, he grasped what the movie would really be about, which was the evolution of the group and the creative transitions from text to photo to HD video.

Bill and Ted 3 Sneaks Its Way Into SXSW 2013 (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 05.13.2013 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

Alex Winter stops by the Samsung Blogger Lounge at SXSW 2013 to talk about the premiere of his Napster Documentary, Downloaded, an upcoming pilot for AMC, and the status of Bill and Ted 3.

The New Role of the Film Producer: Curator

Carlton Evans | Posted 05.12.2013 | Entertainment
Carlton Evans

good producer LOVES film, and in the end the mark of a good producer is that ability to recognize the great project and then passionately share it with others.

10 Jobs Where Workers Are Most Likely To Hate Their Boss

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 02.27.2013 | Business

Hate your boss? You might want to blame your career choice. The job site Payscale ranked the jobs where workers are most likely to hate their mana...

Orlando Jones Stars in New Interactive Web Series 'Meridian'

Shira Lazar | Posted 01.19.2013 | Technology
Shira Lazar

Meridian stars Orlando Jones (Drumline, MAD TV) as Jeff, a bored employee at a tech support call center whose life is changed when he discovers a mysterious Aztec amulet.

What Are Boards Thinking About as They Go Back to the Boardroom?

Lucy P. Marcus | Posted 11.10.2012 | Business
Lucy P. Marcus

I worked with a number of boards and board chairs over the summer, and here are the things on their minds and the things they'll be grappling with this autumn, above and beyond the usual business of the year.

Spike Lee's Tips on Making Controversial Films & Dealing With Haters (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 10.24.2012 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

Spike Lee pulls from his wealth of experience to drop precious knowledge about directing, making controversial films, dealing with the haters, and getting attention for your work.

My Maine Inspiration: Following in the Footsteps of American Artistic Tradition

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 10.17.2012 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

Although I grew up in New York and have lived there for many years, I have a summer studio in Maine. Every summer I pack up and go to paint following the tradition of so many of America's painters from Winslow Homer to Alex Katz.

Bryan Singer Reacts to YouTube Parodies of Bryan Singer Films (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 08.03.2012 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

I caught up with director, writer, and producer, Bryan Singer, who is well-established in the film world, having hatched such projects as The Usual Suspects, the X-Men films, and Superman Returns.

The Happily Married Creators of The Game, Girlfriends, and Sparkle Talk Film, Family and Whitney Houston

Chie Davis | Posted 08.31.2012 | Black Voices
Chie Davis

We're best friends, beyond being married we enjoy being together. He inspires me as an artist, plus he's sexy on top of it! I think that the challenge is balancing life together.

Six, Please: Remembering Nora Ephron

Litsa Dremousis | Posted 08.27.2012 | Entertainment
Litsa Dremousis

That afternoon, Julia Child mastered French cooking, Meryl Streep and Amy Adams mastered Julia Child, the ill could walk, the young could dream, all could laugh and Nora Ephron, in her inimitable way, had orchestrated the whole thing.

The Man Behind Marilyn (VIDEO)

Crane.tv | Posted 07.30.2012 | Arts
Crane.tv

Not many people can claim to have won an Oscar, seven Emmys, written five bestsellers, travelled the world, been to the brink of collapse and reinvented themselves and, most famously, spent years photographing the enigma that was Marilyn Monroe.

What's It Like to Direct a Big Budget Movie for the First Time?

Quora | Posted 06.04.2012 | Entertainment
Quora

This question originally appeared on Quora. By Nick Rheinwald-Jones, Screenwriter Interestingly, a lot of big-budget feature directors end up bein...

Norwegian Director Hallvar Witzo Sails to the Oscars With Tuba Atlantic

Xaque Gruber | Posted 04.25.2012 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

Sitting down over a cup of black coffee with 27-year-old Norwegian Director Hallvar Witzo, whose Tuba Atlantic is an Academy Award nominee for Best Live Action Short Film, he beams with homeland pride

LA's Getty Museum Gets New Director

AP | JOHN ROGERS | Posted 04.15.2012 | Arts

LOS ANGELES — An expert in ancient art who has overseen museums in England, the U.S. and his native Australia was named Tuesday to head the J. P...

Adam Deacon: Britain's Latest Leading Man (VIDEO)

Crane.tv | Posted 04.14.2012 | Arts
Crane.tv

It was all go in the entertainment industry last night as the BAFTAs took over our TV screens here and the Grammys had the viewing public fixated on t...

An English Mom in Hollywood

Julie Anne Robinson | Posted 03.19.2012 | Los Angeles
Julie Anne Robinson

We stayed at the Hollywood Renaissance Hotel just as they were getting ready for the Oscars. In order to get out of the hotel, we had to wheel Thomas down the red carpet. The situation was completely bizarre, and -- I now realize -- very L.A.

RZA Talks Directing Russell Crowe, Lucy Liu

Posted 03.05.2012 | TV

Several years ago, rapper and actor RZA was on "The Late Late Show" (Weeknights, 12:37 a.m. EST on CBS) talking about his aspirations to direct a film...

Rupert Murray's Recently Awarded Documentary: The End of the Line

Constantin Bjerke | Posted 02.01.2012 | Green
Constantin Bjerke

Rupert Murray's film tells the grim story of the catastrophic decline of global fish stock due to mass overfishing of our oceans and seas over the last 50 years.

Non-profit Directors Face Personal Liability

Brad Reid | Posted 12.31.2011 | Business
Brad Reid

A recent decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, In re Lemington Home for the Aged, is a reminder to nonprofit corporation direc...

WATCH: 'Werner Herzog Eats His Shoe'

Posted 12.10.2011 | Arts

Back in 1978, Herzog challenged a then-unknown Errol Morris to make his feature documentary, "Gates of Heaven," promising Morris that he would eat his...