Marilyn Monroe
The Last Interview of Marilyn Monroe


Larry King talks to Richard Merryman, who conducted the last interview with Marilyn Monroe before she died in 1962. Merryman describes Monroe talking with much “gusto” and “vitality,” but at the same time he got a sense that she was struggling with her fame and her personal life. Monroe, whose … Continue reading

Luis Buñuel
Making ‘Un Chien Andalou’ & Buñuel’s Entry into the Surrealist Clique


In this audio reaching, Spanish director Luis Buñuel talks about working with artist Salvador Dalí on the 1929 silent surrealist short film, “Un Chien Andalou.” He describes the intense and long process of coming up with the images that would be in the film with the help of Dalí. The … Continue reading

Jimmy Carter Discusses the Truth Behind ‘Argo’


In an interview with Piers Morgan on CNN, former president, Jimmy Carter, talks about the truth behind the 2012 film, “Argo,” the political thriller film directed by Ben Affleck that won Best Picture at the 85th Academy Awards. Carter was president when the events of “Argo” took place, which was … Continue reading

Planet of the Apes
Director Matt Reeves On the Making of ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’


Director Matt Reeves narrates the challenges of making the 2014 film, “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” with actor Jason Clarke. Clarke had to respond to the director’s monkey noises in an abandoned quarry to stay in character. From the New York Times. Produced by Mekado Murphy.

Andy Warhol
Interview with Andy Warhol and Candy Darling


In an interview with Andy Warhol and transgender actress, Candy Darling, the duo talk about how they met and their upcoming movie, “Blonde on a Bum Trip,” which would later be renamed “Women in Revolt.” Although Warhol is known more for being a leading figure in the pop art movement, … Continue reading

Bosnian War
Angelina Jolie ‘Felt a Responsibility’ to Learn About Bosnian War

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Angelina Jolie explains the reason why she “felt a responsibility” to learn about the Bosnian War. Ultimately, Jolie’s personal interest in its harrowing legacy inspired “The Land of Milk and Honey,” her directional debut. The famous actress and humanitarian describes the making of the film and her experience while interviewing … Continue reading

Emmeline Pankhurst
Emily Blunt Reads Emmeline Pankhurst’s Famous Speech From 1913


Listen to actress Emily Blunt read Emmeline Pankhurst’s famous “Kill Me Or Give Me My Freedom” speech at the People Event in London in September of 2012. Pankhurst, the leader of the women’s suffrage movement in Britain, originally delivered the speech in 1913 in an attempt to mobilize women in the … Continue reading

Lou Gehrig
Lou Gehrig’s Legacy in ‘The Pride of the Yankees’

‘The Triumph Isn’t as Meaningful if There Isn’t Suffering’

Actor Sean Astin talks about one of his favorite movies, “The Pride of the Yankees.” Astin talks about how emotional the film is and how his mother cry whenever she sees it. “The Pride of the Yankees” is a tribute to the career of Lou Gehrig. The film came out in … Continue reading

Martin Scorcese
Scorsese as a NYU Professor to Oliver Stone

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Legendary film director Martin Scorsese recalls what it was like to have Oliver Stone, another acclaimed film director, in one of his introductory film classes at New York University. Scorsese comments on the first impression he had about Stone’s personality, describing him as quiet and gentle. He also reminisces about … Continue reading