Lee and Dallas welcome the founder of The Nerd Party, Tristan Riddell to discuss 'First Reformed' and 'How To Talk To Girls At Parties'.
Written and directed by Paul Schrader, First Reformed stars Ethan Hawke as pastor of a small church in upstate New York who starts to spiral out of control after a soul-shaking encounter with an unstable environmental activist and his pregnant wife. We're also joined by First Reformed stars Elanna White and Delano Montgomery who take us behind the scenes of this Academy Award nominated film.
In 'How To Talk To Girls At Parties' an alien touring the galaxy breaks away from her group and meets two young inhabitants of the most dangerous place in the universe: the London suburb of Croydon.
In A24 Hour News, we look at the Box Office success of 'Uncut Gems', the trailer for 'First Cow' and preview next weeks interview with Valeriia Karaman about her role as the Mermaid in 'The Lighthouse'.
46 - 'Waves' Interviews (Trey Edward Shults, Sterling K. Brown, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Kelvin Harrison Jr & Taylor Russell)
Lee sits down with writer/director Trey Edward Shults to discuss his critically acclaimed 3rd feature film with A24, Waves.
Waves traces the journey of a suburban family - led by a well-intentioned but domineering father - as they navigate love, forgiveness, and coming together in the aftermath of a loss.
Lee is also joined by the cast that make up the family at the heart of this drama for a spoiler filled discussion , Sterling K. Brown, Kelvin Harrison Jr., Renée Elise Goldsberry and Taylor Russell.
We also have a bonus extract from a previous interview with Krisha Fairchild who makes a cameo appearance in Waves.
Waves is in UK cinemas from January 17th is available on digital download from January 21st in the United States.
Dallas and Lee continue on with A24's 2018 filmography with Lean on Pete and Backstabbing for Beginners.
In Lean on Pete, the teenage Charley befriends Lean on Pete, an ageing racehorse, when he arrives in Portland. When Charley learns that the horse is bound for slaughter, he tries to save him.
Backstabbing for Beginners is based on the real life story of Michael Soussan, a young United Nations employee, travels to Iraq with his mentor, who wants to show him how successful the UN's Oil-for-Food Program has been. When Michael gets a deeper look at the organization, he unveils a corruption conspiracy in which officials -- both inside and outside of the UN -- are skimming billions off the top of the aid meant for the Iraqi people.
2019 has been a great year for A24 and The Death of Dick Long is one of their highlights.
From the co-director of Swiss Army Man, Daniel Scheinert, the film takes place following the death of Dick but Zeke and Earl don’t want anybody finding out how. That’s too bad though, cause news travels fast in small-town Alabama
We're joined by the three leads of the film who take us behind the scenes on one of this years most unforgettable films in a spoiler free discussion...
Michael Abbott Jr. (00:01:16)
Virginia Newcomb (00:41:14)
Andre Hyland (01:28:00)
Lee and Dallas arrive at 2018 within the A24 filmography and discuss two DirecTV/A24 releases, The Vanishing of Sidney Hall and The Last Movie Star.
The Vanishing of Sidney Hall is set over the course of 12 years, and three stages of life as Sidney Hall falls in love, writes the book of a generation and then disappears without a trace.
In The Last Movie Star, an aging screen icon, Vic Edwards played by Burt Reynolds gets lured into accepting an award at a rinky-dink film festival in Nashville.
In A24 Hour news, we preview our interviews with the cast of The Death of Dick Long with a segment from our chat with Virginia Newcomb.
Lee is joined by The Bling Ring's Katie Chang to discuss her performance as its ringleader Rebecca in Sofia Coppola's film.
Katie talks about the audition process, working with Coppola and the amazing ensemble cast, the real life Bling Ring, life after the film, what's coming up next and much more!
Dallas and Lee return to discuss two more A24 films, The Disaster Artist and The Ballad of Lefty Brown.
Based on the non-fiction book, The Disaster Artist, Greg Sestero, an aspiring film actor, meets the weird and mysterious Tommy Wiseau in an acting class, they form a unique friendship and travel to Hollywood to make their dreams come true.ommy decides to write, direct, produce and star in their own movie. That movie is The Room, which has attained cult status as the "Citizen Kane" of bad movies.
In The Ballad of Lefty Brown ageing sidekick Lefty Brown has ridden with Eddie Johnson his entire life. But when a rustler kills Eddie, Lefty is forced from his partner’s shadow and must confront the ugly realities of frontier justice.
We also have extracts from previous interviews with Greg Sestero (author of The Disaster Artist) and Jared Moshe (writer/director of The Ballad of Lefty Brown)
In A24 Hour News we discuss A24's awards push and success with Spirt Award nominations. We also preview next weeks interview with Katie Chang about her performance as Rebecca in The Bling Ring.
Lee is joined by actress Catherine Oliviere to discuss her performance as Kennedy in Eighth Grade, the nemesis of Elsie Fisher's Kayla.
Catherine discusses the audition process for Kennedy but also for Kayla, the inspirations and creative choices behind bringing Kennedy to life, working with Bo Burnham and Elsie Fisher, life on the Eighth Grade set, the reaction to the film and much more in our interview.
Lee and Dallas are joined by Clara Cook, Iana Murray and Natalia to breakdown two of A24’s best films, Lady Bird and The Killing of a Sacred Deer.
The Killing of a Sacred Deer: Dr. Steven Murphy is a renowned cardiovascular surgeon who presides over a spotless household with his wife and two children. Lurking at the margins of his idyllic suburban existence is Martin, a fatherless teen who insinuates himself into the doctor’s life in gradually unsettling ways.
Lady Bird: Sacramento, 2002. Christine "Lady Bird" McPherson is in her final year of high school. She longs to leave Sacramento and go to college on the East Coast. However, her protective, obsessive mother, pessimistic at her chances, is determined to keep her in California, and ideally nearby to home. Lady Bird's final year of school will be one of discovery, new experiences and finding herself.
In A24 Hour News, we have a red carpet interview from the UK premiere of The Lighthouse with the films co-writer and director, Robert Eggers. We also preview next weeks interview with Catherine Oliviere about her performance as Kennedy in Eighth Grade.
Check out Clara’a podcast The Tales We Tell, Iana’s work with GQ and A24 Notes and you can find Natalia’s Letterboxd and YouTube channel by clicking on these links.
Lee is joined by Krisha Fairchild to discuss her titular role in Krisha from a24 regular, writer/director, Trey Edward Shults.
Trey Edward Shults debut feature sees Krisha return for Thanksgiving dinner after ten years away from her family, but past demons threaten to ruin the festivities.