‘Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse’ Spoiler Podcast Discussion & Filmmaker Interviews

On the December 19, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor in chief Peter Sciretta is joined by weekend editor Brad Oman and senior writer Ben Pearson, to talk Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse spoilers and to share our interviews with the directors and producers of the film. You can subscribe to /Film Daily on iTunes, […]

Saudi human rights commission interviews detainees, including women’s rights activists, over alleged torture, report says

REUTERS/Susan Baaghil Saudi Arabia’s human rights commission is investigating the alleged torture of women’s rights activists including accusations of electrocution and waterboarding, the Wall Street Journal reported. Citing government officials and other people familiar with the activists’ situation, the US publication said Saud al-Qahtani, a close adviser to Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS), had overseen “some aspects of the torture”, […]

Mailbag: Producer/Executive Producer Differences, Review Writing Process, Film Adaptations, Halloween Plans, Translated Interviews & More

On the October 19 2018 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film managing editor Jacob Hall, senior writer Ben Pearson and writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista to answer reader e-mail in the Mail Bag. You can subscribe to /Film Daily on iTunes, Google Play, Overcast, Spotify and all the […]

Some of the last interviews Instagram founder Kevin Systrom gave before leaving Facebook might hint at what his concerns were

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images In a September 5th interview with Reid Hoffman on the Masters of Scale podcast, Instagram cofounder and then CEO Kevin Systrom spoke about his vision for the company — and it might have hinted at the reasons behind his recent departure. Facebook’s recent handling of Instagram is rumored to have been a […]

Prince Harry and Meghan vs Eugenie and Jack: What do their engagement interviews reveal?

Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank have been together for eight years. The couple announced their engagement in January, shortly after Prince Harry and Meghan Markle revealed they would get married. Both Eugenie and Harry are grandchildren of the Queen, and so will have lavish royal weddings. But what can the body language of both couples […]

The King and I opens in London: FIRST look video and interviews, tickets and info

Shall we dance? How can London resist such an invitation, especially when it being made by two huge stars. The celebrated, Tony award-winning adaptation waltzes into the West End with Oscar-nominated Ken Watanabe as the grumpy Siamese monarch and Kelli-O’Hara as the feisty British governess, Anna Leonowens. O’Hara actually won a Tony, after six previous […]

Daily Podcast: Pacific Rim Uprising Interviews with John Boyega and Steven S. DeKnight

On the March 23, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, /Film senior writer Ben Pearson presents a Pacific Rim Uprising-themed episode of the show, featuring interviews with star John Boyega and writer/director Steven S. DeKnight. You can subscribe to /Film Daily on iTunes, Google Play, Overcast, Spotify and all the popular podcast apps (here is the […]

Daily Podcast: ‘Black Panther’ Interviews with Ryan Coogler and Andy Serkis

On the February 19, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, /Film senior writer Ben Pearson presents interviews with Black Panther co-writer/director Ryan Coogler and actor Andy Serkis, who plays the villainous Ulysses Klaue. Warning: very light spoilers ahead! You can subscribe to /Film Daily on iTunes, Google Play, Overcast and all the popular podcast apps (here […]

Desert Island Discs presenter Kirsty Young opens up about recording ‘intense’ interviews

Kirsty spoke candidly about how difficult it can be conducting interviews that are often sensitive in nature and how she manages to wind down afterwards. The 49-year-old presenter admitted that broadcasting the long-running BBC radio 4 show can be “intense” at times. Speaking about how she deals with those types of discussions, she said: “I […]

Mueller investigation interviews Facebook staff in Russia probe

As Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election continues, Wired reports the team interviewed “at least one member of Facebook’s team that was associated with President Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign.” There’s no word on what was discussed or implication of what this means, but it comes just a day […]