James Garner loved acting and audiences loved him. “Rockford Files” fit him because he was the first TV detective who also played the comedy. He told me, “My wife thinks I’m a curmudgeon. I’m just a grouch with a sense of humor about everything!” On screen he was likable and believable no matter what he played. In person, I found him to be wise and low-key funny. He was one of our great acting artists, but he’d laugh to be described in that fancy way. He’ll always be thought of as “Maverick” and I know that he wouldn’t want it any other way.
Clive and Juliette sizzle in “Words and Pictures.” He’s a brilliant alcoholic English teacher and she’s a famous artist with a life-threatening disease. They go head-to-head over whether what’s written or painted has more power.
Jamie Foxx tells Jeanne Wolf why transforming into the fearsome Electro in “Amazing Spidey 2″ reminded him of some real-life bad days. And he’s thrilled that he’s finally got 10-year-old fans.
Andrew Garfield confesses to Jeanne Wolf his big doubts, just like Peter Parker, about becoming the legendary superhero in The Amazing Spider-Man 2 and he reveals why he spends a lot of his spare time helping young orphans find a new life.
Greg Kinnear grapples with the weighty question in “Heaven Is For Real,” an emotional powerhouse about a kid who has a near-death experience and comes back with visions of the hereafter. Kinnear will never forget 5-year-old newcomer, Connor Corum, who plays his son and even helped him remember his lines.