‘Downsizing’ Star Hong Chau Reflects On Vietnam Experience

Downsizing
Actress Hong Chau is receiving her share of attention thanks to her work as a Vietnamese activist in director Alexander Payne’s social satire Downsizing. The tale centers on a man (Matt Damon) who decides to lead a literally smaller life since he and his wife’s financial assets will go much further in this diminutive universe. Chau, who cites her family as well as her upbringing in New Orleans as the inspirations for her role, talks about her background and visit to Vietnam.

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‘A Movie A Day’ Week Four: ‘The Disaster Artist’ And ‘Molly’s Game’

The Disaster Artist
It’s week 4 on my “A Movie a Day” quest and I’ve already praised (and maybe overhyped) Call Me By Your Name on a previous review. But there’s several more movies that are worth your time. Check out a few thoughts on The Disaster Artist, Molly’s Game, and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri below!

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Kenneth Branagh On Binge Watching Television And ‘The West Wing’ Love

Murder on the Orient Express
Director/actor Kenneth Branagh’s latest film, Murder on the Orient Express, is an adaptation of Agatha Christie’s bestselling novel. Branagh, an avid reader himself, explains why he doesn’t binge watch television shows and prefers to stick to reading a good book or watching a movie. Check out the Branagh audio below!

 

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‘Flipping the Script’ on ‘Storks’

Welcome to “Flipping the Script,” a monthly column where I reconsider recent films that have been panned, frowned upon, or simply underappreciated. I believe that movies should speak to us on a deep, personal level, and this column will consist of films that have done that for me despite widespread derision or apathy. Join me on my noble quest for cinematic redemption!

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Movie Pick: ‘Le Trou’ Is Classic Filmmaking From Jacques Becker

Le Trou
A new 4K restoration of Le Trou, director Jacques Becker’s final (and some would call best) film, is having a week long exclusive run at Laeemble’s Ahrya Fine Arts in Beverly Hills. If you love prison break dramas with a refreshing amount of neorealism, Le Trou is a perfect movie choice.

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‘Trial & Error’ Star Nicholas D’Agosto Talks Meisner Technique And Acting Journey

Trial & Error - Nicholas D'Agosto

The new series Trial & Error is a comedic homage to true-crime documentaries featuring Nicholas D’Agosto as Josh Segal, a New York lawyer who defends a poetry professor (John Lithgow) who’s accused of murdering his wife. During the TCA interviews, I asked D’Agosto if acting school holds an important part in his creative journey.

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Celebrity Trainer Latreal Mitchell Talks Early Career Ambitions

Celebrity trainer and health coach Latreal Mitchell’s initial designs were on a modeling career, but oftentimes another dream and path takes one on an entirely different direction. As a celebrity fitness expert (one of her clients is Michael Strahan) and a trainer on Revenge Body with Khloe Kardashian, Mitchell is accustomed to motivating and supporting people. Check out our video below as Mitchell talks about her passion for health and fitness.

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The Animal Museum Hosts Chicken Adoptions In Downtown LA

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A flock of hens will be introduced to their forever families Saturday, January 7 in Downtown Los Angeles. The Animal Museum is hosting the event from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. More details after the jump.

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Barbie Blank Shares Injury Bond With Sheldon Souray

Barbie Blank - WAGS
For WAGS star Barbie Blank, attaining success wasn’t always a smooth, painless ride. Getting to the top of one’s profession can take an exacting toll on one’s body, and Blank and fiance Sheldon Souray are living proof to that testament.

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Which Fantasy Football Wide Receivers Are a Catch?

 

As we get nearer to Fantasy Football season, it’s time to brush up on the NFL’s top Wide Receivers. Where running backs used to dominate the first round, more and more wide receivers have been making a case for inclusion among the elite players in the league.

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