Matthew McConaughey tells me what it’s like to lose forty pounds and face imminent death in 30 days. In “Dallas Buyers Club” Matthew takes on the most challenging role of his career as a hard-living Texas cowboy infected with AIDS. He fights back by finding a unique and questionable way to make new experimental drugs available to HIV patients.
Robert Redford felt like he really was facing the end in “All Is Lost”. Alone on the screen for two hours in a sinking sailboat, he put himself in the middle of the storm tossed action. Just don’t ask him about all the Oscar buzz surrounding his one-man show.
We all love tough guys and James Gandolfini as Tony Soprano was one of the toughest, but we’ll see another side of him opposite Julia Louis-Dreyfus in the new movie, “Enough Said”, opening today. Here, Julia talks with Jeanne Wolf’s Hollywood about wonderful times spent working with the late actor:
I had an absolute BLAST at the home video release for Star Trek Into Darkness. Paramount hosted the event at the California Science Center under the wings of the massive Space Shuttle Endeavour. It was the most stellar time!
Beam me up!