• Movies/Entertainment

    The Hollywood Reporter Roundtable Series – The Composers

    It’s no secret that we at GST are huge film score fans. One thing that makes us happier than seeing these amazing composers get their day in the sun at awards time is the attention The Hollywood Reporter gives them in their famous roundtable  sessions. THR puts out a series of videos like the one below each year which group famous or influential directors, actors, even studio executives and casting agents and get them to candidly talk about their process. Well this year they’ve expanded it to focus on breakout performances as well as animators (Miyazaki is sorely missing if you ask me) which is cool but this is and has…

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    The Hollywood Reporter’s Roundtable Series: Writers

    The Hollywood Reporter‘s hour long roundtable series never fails to assemble a diverse group of talented filmmakers. These sessions allow the featured parties time to talk about their craft and share experiences/stories with one another in addition to answering a wide range of questions. The result is one fascinating discussion after another. Last week we featured their Directors session and equally enjoyable is this roundtable with a very eclectic mix of writers. Sometimes the creative individuals who pen the stories we love get overlooked but this video let’s them get their say and it’s really worth the time spent. The line up this year includes journalist and Oscar-winning screenwriter Mark Boal (Zero Dark Thirty), Judd Apatow (This…

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    The Hollywood Reporter's Roundtable Series: Directors

    Every year, just before Oscar season kicks into gear, The Hollywood Reporter holds their insightful series of hour-long roundtables. Last week THR released their session with the leading ladies expected to make waves this year and now the Directors are having their cordial chat round the table. This year’s crop is quite impressive and the 6 personalities are as entertaining and insightful as the are varied. As usual it’s 60 minutes so don’t let me keep you any longer. Plug in some headphones and fire this bad boy up… Ang Lee (Life of Pi), David O. Russell (Silver Linings Playbook), Ben Affleck (Argo), Quentin Tarantino (Django Unchained), Gus Van Sant (Promised Land), and Tom Hooper (Les Miserables) all give some great answers to…