The Lonely Island talks about the slightly more mature Wack Album

As The Lonely Island, Akiva Schaffer, Andy Samberg, and Jorma Taccone have made a career writing songs that parody the excesses of hip-hop and pop. Their collaborators—including Justin Timberlake, Lady Gaga, T-Pain, Adam Levine, and even Michael Bolton—are often the butt of the joke, but no more than the Lonely trio…

Clive Owen talks about playing an MI5 agent in Shadow Dancer

Clive Owen has played many impeccably dressed yet morally flawed characters, beginning with Jack Manfred, the aspiring novelist who eagerly unravels his life to write the great American novel in Mike Hodges’ neo-noir Croupier (1998). He played a reformed gangster set back on a bloody path by his brother’s death in…

Kylie Minogue on acting in Holy Motors, musical aspirations, and new experiences

Australian pop star Kylie Minogue is best known for her chart-topping hits like “Can’t Get You Out Of My Head” and their elaborately staged videos. She achieved her first break on the soap Neighbours, and has continued acting between albums. While Minogue is the first to admit that she hasn’t always gotten plum roles…

Milk’s Oscar-winning writer Dustin Lance Black on directing Jennifer Connelly and kinky Mormons

Dustin Lance Black is best known for writing politically charged biopics like Milk (which won him the Best Original Screenplay Oscar in 2009) and most recently, Clint Eastwood’s J. Edgar. The ex-Mormon was also a staff writer for the first three seasons of Big Love, a gig he got in part by submitting a script based on…

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