As BBC America's period drama nears its second season premiere date, lovely Copper co-star Anastasia Griffith generously agreed to spend time with Press Pass L.A. to offer insights into her role on the gritty, critically acclaimed New York-centric series. Still in Toronto, shooting Copper's fifth Season Two episode at the time (of an expanded thirteen episode season), Griffith kindly indulged my initial inquiry into her recent guest appearance on Alan Ball's Banshee.
The Broadcast Television Journalists Association (BTJA) hosted the 3rd annual Critics’ Choice Television Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel. Comedian and Parks and Recreation actress, Retta was the host for the evening. For the first time the award show was webcast live on Ustream.
PPLA had the pleasure of interviewing Robert Baker. I am sure that you recognize his work from Grey's Anatomy and Justified, but what you may not know is that he recently starred in the comedy film, Virtually Heroes as a frustrated video game action hero, and can be seen in Gore Verbinski’s The Lone Ranger with Johnny Depp releasing July 13. In addition, Baker will appear in Atom Egoyan’s thriller The Devil's Knot alongside Oscar winners Colin Firth and Reese Witherspoon.
The Fusion de Filantropia & Fashion Show charity event was recently held in outside corridor of Fitness Together Central in Georgetown showcasing two major fashion brands which included Chicago’s very own Mark Roscoe’s couture gowns and men’s neckwear along with Karen Millen, a UK based designer. The goal of the evening was to spread national awareness regarding the prevention of diabetes.
The Berberian Sound Studio is a movie that is truly unafraid to mess with your head. For that alone Strickland should be commended. So few films these days are willing to push the limits of cinema to the point where the audience is not only enthralled by totally confused. David Lynch would be proud.