Interview: Sofia Coppola, Kirsten Dunst & Elle Fanning On The Beguiled #TheBeguiled

Interview: Sofia Coppola, Kirsten Dunst & Elle Fanning On The Beguiled #TheBeguiled

Recently, I got to fly out to LA and screen the movie The Beguiled, which hits theaters in New York and Los Angeles today. I also was given the opportunity to participate in a panel discussion interview with the movie’s stars, Kirsten Dunst and Elle Fanning, as well as the movie’s director, Sofia Coppola. Check out the interview today and be sure to look for my review of the movie right here tomorrow. [Read more…]

Espen Sandberg and Joachim Ronning On Directing Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales #PiratesLifeEvent

Espen Sandberg and Joachim Ronning On Directing Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales #PiratesLifeEvent

Espen Sandberg and Joachim Ronning [Photo Credit: Louise at MomStart.com]

Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales directors, Espen Sandberg and Joachim Ronning have been making films together for a while now. Seriously. At the age of 10, they started making movies together and they still have some of them around. How fun would it be to be able to see some of these now? [Read more…]

Kaya Scodelario Interview: Female Empowerment, Johnny Depp & 101 Dalmations #PiratesLifeEvent

Kaya Scodelario Interview: Female Empowerment, Johnny Depp & 101 Dalmations #PiratesLifeEvent

Kaya Scodelario [Photo Credit: Louise at MomStart.com]

You might remember Kaya Scodelario from Maze Runner. Now that she has joined the Pirates franchise, being a part of male driven casts is a regular day at work for her. Kaya talks with us about what it’s like working with the boys, how Johnny Depp made her “laugh and laugh,” what she hopes audiences will takeaway from Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales and about her childhood obsession with 101 Dalmations. [Read more…]

Brenton Thwaites Interview: On Joining Pirates, Johnny Depp & Skateboarding #PiratesLifeEvent

Brenton Thwaites Interview: Pirates, Johnny Depp & Skateboarding

Brenton Thwaites [Photo Credit: Louise at MomStart.com]

Brenton Thwaites has starred in Maleficent, Gods of Egypt and now he has joined the Pirates Of The Caribbean franchise. We sat down to talk with him about his new roles – in such an iconic franchise and as a new dad. He also shares with us how he drives fear into the hearts of those he works with by skateboarding on set. I kid. ;)
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Geoffrey Rush Interview: He Talks Barbossa’s Inspiration & Pirate Monkeys #PiratesLifeEvent

Geoffrey Rush Interview: He Talks Barbossa's Inspiration & Pirate Monkeys #PiratesLifeEvent

Geoffrey Rush [Photo Credit: Louise at MomStart.com]

Perhaps most well known for his devious role as the self-serving pirate, Barbossa, in the Pirates Of The Caribbean franchise, Oscar winner Geoffrey Rush has taken part in a wide range of films like Gods Of Egypt, Intolerable Cruelty and Shakespeare In Love, as well as the upcoming Genius, in which he plays Albert Einstein. I particularly enjoy his speeches in the Pirates franchise where his words seem to role off the tongue like a Shakespearean sonnet. There are many unexpected layers to his character in the upcoming 5th film in the franchise, as we will soon find out. But don’t worry, there are no spoilers.
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Javier Bardem Interview: He Talks Johnny Depp, Rugby And Pirates #PiratesLifeEvent

Javier Bardem Interview: He Talks Johnny Depp, Rugby And Pirates #PiratesLifeEvent

Javier Bardem [Photo Credit Louise at MomStart.com]

Javier Bardem stars as the frightening, bent on revenge, Captain Salazar in the upcoming Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales. With an impressive body of work including Vicky Christina Barcelona, Skyfall and No Country For Old Men, he has to be used to press junkets. But could he handle walking into a room full of 25 female bloggers? Let’s see. :) [Read more…]

Exclusive Interview With Bambi, Thumper [Original Voices] & Paul Felix #BambiBluray

Exclusive Interviews: Original Voices Of Bambi, Thumper & Paul Felix #BambiBluray

A few days ago, I got the privilege of sitting down and talking to the original voices behind Disney’s iconic Bambi and Thumper. Donnie Dunagan [Bambi] and Peter Behn [Thumper] were small children at the time Bambi was in production – just 4 and 5 years old. They have each led full, rich lives since the making of Bambi and actually didn’t even meet each other until around 10 years ago! Check out my interview with Bambi and Thumper as well as my chat with Paul Felix who works at Disney Animation Studios below and share your thoughts and/or memories about Bambi in the comment section below. [Read more…]

Radio Disney’s Jessie Chris On Her Fight To End Bullying #ChooseKindness

Radio Disney's Jessie Chris On Her Fight To End Bullying #ChooseKindness

Recently, we got the chance to talk to Radio Disney’s Jessie Chris. She shared with us all about her very cool collaboration with 98 Degrees’ Jeff Timmons as well as many other well known artists. She also talked with us about her work with the Wounded Warrior project and her gratitude to those that served our country. And we discussed her personal story of being bullied and how that’s shaped her as a person and an artist today.
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Marshall Tucker Band’s Doug Gray Talks 45th Live In Concert Tour {Part 1} #MTB45

Marshall Tucker Band's Doug Gray Talks 45th Live In Concert Tour {Part 1} #MTB45

So, I just off the phone with Doug Gray of the Marshall Tucker Band. It’s a little after 10am here and you might not think that a lead singer of a popular touring music group would be up at that time of the morning. But you would be wrong. Read our interview with Doug Gray {this is Part 1, come back tomorrow for Part 2} and learn all about the current tour, where you can see them locally and lots of other cool Marshall Tucker Band stuff.
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Charlie Daniels Talks About His New Album, Volunteer Jam And Touring At 80 #CD80

Charlie Daniels Talks About His New Album, Volunteer Jam And Touring At 80 #CD80

If you are a true country fan, then you know The Charlie Daniels Band and their arguably most popular song, “The Devil Went Down To Georgia.” I also consider, “The South’s Gonna Do It Again,” and “Boogie Woogie Fiddle Country Blues,” to be staples for the true Charlie Daniels Band connoisseur along with my personal favorite, “The Legend Of Wooley Swamp.” Recently inducted into the Country Music Hall Of Fame, Charlie Daniels also turns 80 next week. With a career spanning literally decades, did I mention that he still does at least 100 shows a year? We got the chance to talk with Charlie Daniels this morning and try to find out where he gets all that energy from.
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