The Wishing Cranes is about Yuki and Sho, two orphan siblings living in Japan in the 1960s. Sho is a responsible brother and a hardworking paper boy, Yuki, his younger sister simply wishes she could spend more time as a family.
How did you find this story?
David Lowery: It was a true story about this guy whose life was too good to be true in terms of a narrative.
The following questions and answers are excerpted from a conversation that followed the NBR screening of The Hateful Eight. Where did the idea for this film come from? Quentin Tarantino: It started because while I didn’t really want to write a sequel to Django, I did like the idea of maybe a series of paperback books like […]
When you first read the script and found it to be based on a real event, what was your reaction?
John Boyega: I think I was just a bit shocked that I didn’t know about this specific event.
What was your relationship with Anthony Weiner before starting to work on this film?
Josh Kriegman: I actually met Anthony while working for him in politics. I was his chief of staff for a couple of years while he was in Congress.
Let’s start from the beginning. Where did this come from?
Boots Riley: I knew I wanted to write something that happened in the world of telemarketing.
A teenage boy named Aiden goes to his grandmother Pearl’s house for the day. When he’s repeatedly rude and ignores Pearl, her knit cats decide to take matters into their own paws and teach the boy a lesson.
A hungry dragon chases after an oblivious grandma that is too focused on making her favorite apple pie to notice the death and destruction going on around her.
Jason Bourne and Blood Diamonds comes to Middle School. It is 2001. Gunn, a student experienced in trading illegal contrabands, acts as a liaison between traders. Now he’s got to pull one last job to win the girl he loves—Felicia—who has an agenda of her own.