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  • Encore! Kevin Tent - The Holdovers

    24:32
    Encore! Two-time Oscar-nominated editor Kevin Tent, discusses with Jan Price his film, "The Holdovers," starring Paul Giamatti! “The Holdovers” is now streaming on Peacock!Watch the trailer here: https://youtu.be/AhKLpJmHhIg?si=mmniHE2Fn7esMYe9From acclaimed director Alexander Payne, The Holdovers follows a curmudgeonly instructor (Paul Giamatti) at a New England prep school who is forced to remain on campus during the holiday break to babysit the handful of students with nowhere to go. Eventually, he forms an unlikely bond with one of them — a damaged, brainy troublemaker (newcomer Dominic Sessa) — and with the school's head cook, who has just lost a son in Vietnam (Da'Vine Joy Randolph).

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  • Dave Karger - 50 OSCAR NIGHTS: Iconic Stars & Filmmakers on Their Career-Defining Wins

    24:39
    Award-winning Turner Classic Movie host, journalist, and film expert discusses with Jan Price his new book, "50 Oscar Nights: Iconic Stars & Filmmakers on Their Career-Defining Wins."For almost a century, movie fans have been riveted by the Academy Awards and the stars who have won Oscars. 50 Oscar Nights by Dave Karger | Running Press takes readers behind the scenes of Hollywood's most storied awards show through new and exclusive interviews with dozens of A-list actors, filmmakers, musicians, and craftspeople spanning sixty years of the Oscars. Here, these artists reflect on their winning work and recount how they got ready, how they felt when they heard their name and got up on stage to accept their award, what they wore, how the entire experience impacted their lives, and more.50 Oscar Nights is both a stunning record of cinema glamour and a must-read for any movie lover.
  • Encore! Claudia Puig - 39th Santa Barbara International Film Festival

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    Encore! Director of Programming Claudia Puig discusses with Jan Price the much anticipated 39th Santa Barbara International Film Festival (Feb 7-17), featuring 45 world premieres, 77 US premieres, tributes, panel discussions, and free community and education programs!Claudia Puig, a nationally acclaimed film journalist, serves as the Director of Programming for the Santa Barbara International Film Festival and President of the Los Angeles Film Critics Association. With a prolific career, she has been a film critic on National Public Radio's "Film Week" on KPCC-FM since 2005 and spent 15 years as the lead critic at USA Today, hosting the video series "The Screening Room." Before USA Today, she was a staff writer at the Los Angeles Times for 11 years, part of a Pulitzer Prize-winning team for spot news reporting of the 1992 Los Angeles uprising. In 2020, Puig served as Senior Programmer for the AFI Film Festival and has received awards, including the Excellence in Entertainment Journalism award from NALIP in 2020 and the Roger Ebert Award for Excellence in Film Criticism from AAFCA in 2017. Recognized for inclusivity efforts by the Los Angeles Times and Indiewire, Claudia Puig continues to contribute significantly to film journalism and cultural diversity.
  • Kimani Ray Smith - The Painter

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    Director Kimani Ray Smith discusses with Jan Price his new thriller "The Painter" starring Charlie Weber, Academy Award® Winner Jon Voight, and Madison Bailey!"The Painter" is available to stream digitally on Paramount Plus! Click here to watch the trailer: https://youtu.be/rZe3fRnZr78?si=xLVF2T17g2xEs5Gx.An ex-CIA operative turned painter is thrown back into a dangerous world when a mysterious woman from his past resurfaces. Now exposed and targeted by a relentless killer and a rogue black ops program, he must rely on skills he thought he left behind in a high-stakes game of survival. Charlie Weber (How to Get Away with Murder), Academy Award® Winner* Jon Voight (Coming Home), and Madison Bailey (Outer Banks) star in this edge-of-your-seat thriller.Kimani Ray Smith, a stunt performer and actor, broke into Hollywood with "Rumble in the Bronx" (94) and has since amassed 200+ credits in films like "I Robot" and "Deadpool." Raised in Detroit, he embraced Indigenous roots in Arizona, fueling his storytelling passion. A three-time Leo Awards winner, Kimani recently worked on "G.I. Joe Origins: Snake Eyes" and directed episodes for TV series, including the feature film "The Painter" for Paramount Plus.
  • Claudia Puig - 39th Santa Barbara International Film Festival

    24:34
    Director of Programming Claudia Puig discusses with Jan Price the much anticipated 39th Santa Barbara International Film Festival (Feb 7-17), featuring 45 world premieres, 77 US premieres, tributes, panel discussions, and free community and education programs!Claudia Puig, a nationally acclaimed film journalist, serves as the Director of Programming for the Santa Barbara International Film Festival and President of the Los Angeles Film Critics Association. With a prolific career, she has been a film critic on National Public Radio's "Film Week" on KPCC-FM since 2005 and spent 15 years as the lead critic at USA Today, hosting the video series "The Screening Room." Before USA Today, she was a staff writer at the Los Angeles Times for 11 years, part of a Pulitzer Prize-winning team for spot news reporting of the 1992 Los Angeles uprising. In 2020, Puig served as Senior Programmer for the AFI Film Festival and has received awards, including the Excellence in Entertainment Journalism award from NALIP in 2020 and the Roger Ebert Award for Excellence in Film Criticism from AAFCA in 2017. Recognized for inclusivity efforts by the Los Angeles Times and Indiewire, Claudia Puig continues to contribute significantly to film journalism and cultural diversity.
  • Peter Hutchings - Which Brings Me to You

    24:40
    Director Peter Hutchings discusses with Jan Price his new romantic film, "Which Brings Me to You," now playing in theaters!Watch the trailer here: https://youtu.be/IyJCO2f1yX0?si=VSDvcaFSa_4p6o0eTwo romantic burnouts, Jane and Will, are immediately drawn to each other at a mutual friend's wedding. After a disastrous hookup in the coatroom, the two spend the next 24 hours together, trading candid confessions of messy histories and heartbreak on the off chance that this fling might be the real thing. Lucy Hale and Nat Wolff star in this hilarious tale from the team behind The Hating Game. 
  • Sonja Smits - Better Days

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    Award-winning actress Sonja Smits discusses with Jan Price her new drama, "Better Days," available to rent now across digital platforms!Watch the trailer here: https://youtu.be/eaQwZn8Lqn0?si=PSMcqyXwqBFaAleTAfter Kate's husband dies, she withdraws into a world of vodka and grief - and Halloween costumes. When she befriends three lonely teenagers, her friends and family are appalled, yet she is discovering the woman she might become.Sonja Smits' career has included the lead in three television series, "Street Legal," "Traders," and "The Eleventh Hour," as well as many TV movies such as Margret Lawrence's "The Diviners." Her feature films include David Cronenberg's cult classic, "Videodrome and Owning Mahoney" with Philip Seymour Hoffman. Sonja's theatre work has taken her across Canada and the US. Sonja has received numerous honors and awards for her work, including a Gemini Award-Best Actress, TWFT- Outstanding Achievement Award, and ACTRA Award of Excellence. She was the first artist named President of the Harbourfront Centre Board, was a founding member of ACTRA Women's Caucus, and served as Chair at Toronto Artscape Foundation. Sonja is the co-owner of Closson Chase Vineyards, a pioneer in creating the viticulture region of Prince Edward County.