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‘Sound of Metal’ Writer-Director and Actor on the Film’s Portrayal of Deafness and Addiction

Darius  Marder and Paul Raci reflect on their Oscar-nominated movie's unflinchingly authentic depictions and how Raci's upbringing influenced his acting ambitions.

‘Borat Subsequent Moviefilm’ Writer Reveals How to Craft a Screenplay for Improvisation

Co-writer and producer Anthony Hines describes the massive amount of material the film's eight screenwriters produced, preparing their actors for any situation.

“I Don’t See People as Subjects”: ‘THR Presents’ Q&A With ‘Time’ Director Garrett Bradley

Garrett Bradley, the Oscar-nominated director of the documentary 'Time,' talks about her portrait of a woman’s endless fight to free her husband from a 60-year prison sentence.

Oscar-Nominated Doc Short ‘A Concerto Is a Conversation’ Maps a Journey From the Jim Crow South to the Walt Disney Concert Hall

The short traces composer Kris Bowers' family lineage through discussions with his 91-year-old grandfather, Horace. 

‘One Night in Miami’ Star Leslie Odom Jr. on Double Oscar Noms: “It’s a Sad Thing That I Can’t Hug My Collaborators”

Earning nominations for his portrayal of Sam Cooke and for co-writing the original song "Speak Now," Odom makes history as the first male performer to be nominated in both acting and songwriting…

Making of ‘Borat Subsequent Moviefilm’: How Sacha Baron Cohen Secretly Devised the Return of the Kazakhstani Journalist for “Peaceful Protest” Against Trump

A script cloaked in secrecy by an "unbreakable code" (i.e., many typos) led to a Golden Globes-winning political message film wrapped in an ambush comedy movie that…

‘Palm Springs’ Stars Andy Samberg and Cristin Milioti on Defying Expectations With Their Existential Romantic Comedy

The duo recall the "huge mixtape energy" of their first meeting, the camaraderie on set and the thrill of reading a script that keeps defying all expectations.

The “Sincerity and Vulnerability” of ‘Never Rarely Sometimes Always’: ‘THR Presents’ Q&A With Sidney Flanigan and Eliza Hittman

First-time actor Flanigan gives a commanding lead performance in director Hittman's drama about a pregnant teenager who ventures to an imposing New York City for an abortion.

‘Judas and the Black Messiah’ Star Dominique  Fishback on Playing Black Panther Chairman’s Fiancee: “I Carry Her With Me Forever”

 The actress details the life-changing experience of her role as Deborah Johnson in the political drama.

Oscars: How Producers on 9 Best Picture Contenders Overcame Pandemic Challenges, Sweltering Heat and 11th-Hour Scrambles

For a film producer, part of the job means expecting the worst-case scenario. But completing their movies amid the COVID-19 pandemic and other obstacles required…

The “Rawness, Emotionally” of ‘Sound of Metal’: ‘THR Presents’ Q&A With Co-Stars Riz Ahmed, Paul Raci and Director Darius Marder

When Ahmed's heavy-metal drummer Ruben starts losing his hearing, his struggles resonate both universally and with two less-represented communities: "The punk world and deaf culture."

“What It Means to Be a Man” in ‘Boys State’: ‘THR Presents’ Q&A With Jesse Moss, Amanda McBaine and Steven Garza

Documentarians Moss and McBaine, along with protagonist Garza, discuss what the latter's run for the highest office of the weeklong political camp says about 'boyhood in 2018 America.'