Parks and Rec’s Jim O’Heir Isn’t Always Sweet Lovable Jerry – Speakeasy

Jim O’Heir (Parks and Recreation, Strip Mall, The Middleman) sits down with Paul F. Tompkins to talk about getting started in theatre and comedy, working on Strip Mall for Comedy Central, playing Jerry on Parks & Recreation, and his upcoming film The Middleman.Read More

Douglas Trumbull on Embracing Digital, Mixing Frame Rates

Cinema technology legend Douglas Trumbull shares his vision of future filmmaking approaches and techniques, and discusses among other things: mixing different frame rates, matching camera and projector angles of view, the presence of the actor with 120 fps, and his own future feature project.Read More

Director Paul Thomas Anderson Talks ‘Inherent Vice’

In this week’s VICE Meets, Meredith Danluck sits down for a rare one-on-one interview with director Paul Thomas Anderson to talk about his most recent feature, Inherent Vice. The film is an adaptation of Thomas Pynchon’s 2009 novel, and first time the author’s work has been set to screen.Read More

Firefly’s Summer Glau was Shaped by Sci-Fi – Speakeasy

Summer Glau (Firefly, Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, Arrow) sits down with Paul F. Tompkins to talk about transitioning from dancing into acting, kicking off her acting career on Firefly, entering the world of conventions, and playing a robot on Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles.Read More

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