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Eleanor Bergstein Talks 30 Years Of Dirty Dancing

Some films come and go, others stay with us forever. Some films remain niche, others resonate worldwide. In 1987, Dirty Dancing, starring Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey, was released to theaters and has become a cultural touchstone. It won an Oscar and Golden Globe for Best Original Song for “(I’ve Had) The Time Of My Life,” and Swayze’s...

Legion of Leia Podcast Ep. 58: Carrie Keagan, Author of ‘Everybody Curses I Swear!’

On this week’s Legion of Leia Podcast episode 58, my co-hosts Anastasia Washington, Sabina Ibarra and I welcome the amazing Carrie Keagan, author of the new book Everybody Curses I Swear!: Uncensored Tales from the Hollywood Trenches. Carrie was the first person I got to chat with at a press junket, many years ago when I first started...

Legion of Leia Podcast Ep. 56: The Werewolf Whisperer Authors, Princess Leia, What’s Coming in 2017 and More

We’re back! Not only are we finally home after the holiday break, this is my first podcast back in months. Surgery sucks, you guys. On this week’s Legion of Leia Podcast episode 56, my co-hosts Anastasia Washington, Sabina Ibarra and I welcome The Werewolf Whisperer authors Bonita Gutierrez and Camilla Ochlan. I dare you to listen...

‘Don’t Breathe’ Creative Team Fede Alvarez and Sam Raimi Talk New Era of Horror Filmmaking

With horror indies getting recognition and horror releases from major studios, like Don’t Breathe, being well received by mass audiences, the directors chatted about this new wave in genre. Sitting down to discuss the home release of Don’t Breathe this week director Fede Alvarez (Evil Dead 2013) and producer Sam Raimi (Evil Dead)...

Dwayne Johnson and Auli’i Cravalho are Proud to Shine a light on Polynesian Culture in Disney’s ‘Moana’

The stars of the film and the music team behind it share their excitement to bring a new Disney heroine to the big screen! In Disney’s Moana, a young woman embarks on a journey across the sea to fulfill her destiny as a natural navigator. Joined by trickster Demi-God Maui, she sets a course to make things right for their islands as a...