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"steven young" Discussed on Filmspotting
"Will close the main review portion, the non spoiler portion of our conversation about nope. And we'll go ahead and leave it here for our radio listeners. If you want to do a deeper dive and you want to get into some dope spoiler talk, you can find the full version of this show at film spotting .NET or wherever you get your podcasts, nope, is out now in wide release. Spoiler talk, Josh. Let's talk about what this movie is about. We've danced around it a little bit. And I asked you what really resonated with you. Is there one of those key themes? And was it ultimately that idea of sin that the movies exploring that really did connect with you the most? I mean, not in the way, as I said, I felt coming out of get out right away. And I felt 24 hours after seeing us. I feel like they were more fully formed, at least in my mind. But I do think there's enough here to latch onto all of those interpretations you hinted at earlier, ring true to me. I haven't yet, again, having just seen it. I haven't yet read anything or heard any podcasts about it, but those elements you mentioned makes sense. Matt singer is about the animal, treatment of animals, makes sense. So yeah, maybe we could just talk about some of the scenes we haven't discussed in detail and work our way backwards to more of the ideas, but how terrifying are those flashbacks to the sitcom where the chimpanzee popping balloons on set cause it to go Berserk and it pummels. We think to death, but learn later nearly to death two castmates. The younger Steven young character hides under a table and witnesses it. You know, I'm just thinking they're giving an awful lot of screen time to this for much of the movie. And I can not make heads or tails of why this is in here, except that there's an animal involved in a Hollywood production. How did that register to you? Was there a point where that clicked where you're like, okay, I can see where this connects. What a perfect setup. Oh my gosh. And we did not, because that's my favorite aspect of the film. Oh, I thought you meant perfect setup for the movie because he starts with a scene of the chimp. But no, a setup for me and what I really wanted to dive into a little bit and what I think the movie is quote unquote about, though I think it's about a lot of things, including all of the things I listed earlier. But in terms of what actually connected with me and what I mean by connected is it really kind of mesmerized me in the moment I found myself reacting on not just an intellectual level, but on that kind of emotional level to it, it's the callback to that opening scene. It's when we actually see the shoot with Gordy, this 90s sitcom. When we see it play out and the way we watch it play out, almost exclusively may be exclusively, I'll have to watch it again from the point of view of the Stephen young as a young kid character. I don't think it is exclusively. Yeah, definitely some shots. It ends there absolutely ends there. Yeah, it starts kind of on the outside of the stage and suspensefully reveals because we already know what the end result is, right? So kind of suspensefully reveals and then yes, you're right. The last few minutes are under the table with the young Ricky. Well, one of the key lines in the film, you could almost say it's a joke, is later. And again, this is spoiler talk, so I can say it. It's later when kaluuya's character is talking about how this UFO is really an animal. And it's a predator. And with any predator you shouldn't look at it. And that's kind of the message of the whole film, right? He says, don't look at it, you don't get swallowed by it, right? And where then everything ties together is back to that scene and that shot. Of the young Steven young, the young jupe, peering out, unable to look away. The tablecloth sort of obscuring his eyes just a little bit. Van hoytema and peel making great use of veiling where we can't see what's going on. He can't see what's going on. We just hear it. There's even veiling just in the fact that we only see the body, part of the body, the legs of one of the victims. And then later, it's all happening with another character in another room that he can't see, he can only hear. And there's a moment. Now this is a young kid and I don't think anyone watching, begrudges his terror or his paralysis, but I think it's very intentional that peel shows him as unable to look away. He has a moment when that chimp is behind those doors, he could escape. But he doesn't. He stays there and looks. He can not help, but look at the spectacle. And that then also unlocks his actions for me later in the film. Where I think the point is, is that as he becomes this amusement
"steven young" Discussed on Filmspotting
"The films of Jordan Peele. Extraordinary, unusual circumstances force the protagonist and by extension the audience into the role of detective, carefully scrutinizing everything. You see and hear in the hope that it will unravel and reveal the truth behind the puzzling and terrifying circumstances you are experiencing. In nope, siblings and ranch owners, OJ and emerald Haywood, played by Daniel Kaluuya and Keke Palmer have fallen on hard times following the bizarre accidental death of their father 6 months earlier. When not selling off their horses to Stephen yoon's jupe, the owner of a nearby western themed amusement park, they're scanning the night skies for a mysterious flying object that seems to torment the hell out of the horses they have left. I'll leave the plot there, as I know, will dive deeper into what transpires in nope as we go. But depending on what you see in here or who you ask, Peele's third and as loaded and bonkers as it is, probably his most easily classifiable film and the way it combines sci-fi and horror is a satire about America's thirst for violence. A satire about America's thirst for celebrity and fame. A satire about America's thirst for spectacle, or, you know, a satire about all of those things and how they fit so neatly awfully together. It's also about cinema in the form of cinema itself. The fleetingness in meaninglessness of the moving image in our postmodern world. And even, according to our friend Matt singer, at screen crush, quote brimming with subtext about animal rights. Josh, I used the word puzzling quite intentionally earlier because from get out to us to nope. There is, I'd argue, a clear trajectory of a filmmaker who enjoys constructing a puzzle. Except there's no box to show you the final picture. You have to patiently sift through and put together all the pieces. Nope offers thrills and suspense and some laughs. The peel wants his audience to put in the work. I'm going to ask you now to put in the work without succumbing to spoiler talk of telling me what nope is about to you. What imagery? And ideas, resonated the most, and was it ultimately worth the work, or is this the first time the construction of Peele's vision couldn't quite match his ambition? Well, it's totally worth the work because it never feels like work. There is nothing like watching as we hinted at at the top of the show, a Jordan Peele movie. Now that we've had three of them, just the excitement and here's what it is. It's that the puzzle as it goes, each individual piece is so entertaining in some way. Because of the performance because of a sly bit of humor because of the suspenseful staging that is happening, you don't really feel like you are trying to fit pieces while you're going along because it's just so much fun. And that was my experience with nope. As it had been with his previous two films. It's fun. It's also terrifying. It's unnerving. It's scary. And sure, half of my notes coming out of the movie are question marks. So I'm puzzling. I'm not pretending like I'm not doing that thinking, but it doesn't feel like I'm doing that thinking while I'm doing it. If that makes any sense, he is a supreme entertainer. While also being very thoughtful and giving you these potential ideas, everything that you see, you know that peel knows that everything and every corner of every frame means something. And so you have that on your mind where you're trying to figure out what the heck could this be. Knowing there's going to be some sort of payoff. It might just be a gag. It might be a bit of misdirection. It may be a crucial clue to whatever you think that central unifying theme might be. Now, I say all that to say that the threads here for me were harder to follow than in us and certainly than in get out where once you get the concept, you kind of understand the implications. The societal racial implications of the setup there. Us was more complicated, took some more thinking, some more teasing, some were connecting of the images. And here in nope, it took me longer and I'm not even entirely sure that I have it figured out. I saw this less than 24 hours ago. So this is a sort of still processing review for me. But what I can say, Adam, and I'll give you my evidence, perhaps, later when we do talk to spoilers, but where I did land 24 hours out. And I don't know that I'd call any of his films a satire for me. It's not that they're necessarily lampooning or tweaking something. I've thought of them and Peele has encouraged this because nope is the second film he's open now with Old Testament scripture in text at the beginning. It was Jeremiah 1111 for us and here it's Nam three 6. So I've thought of these movies more as prophecies, warnings, impending doom, messages, or I've thought of them also as pronouncements of societal sins. That we need to wake up and think about. And satire can work similarly. It's not that distinct. That much of a distinction. But just the fact that he uses these Bible verses gets me thinking this way. So all I can land at now after one viewing, after one day, is that the central sin in nope is that a voraciousness. And there are a lot of specific ways that plays out in the movie, but if I look at all these crazy elements, some of them you mentioned, we can also without spoilers, talk about this 1990s, sitcom that we get flashbacks to, that Steven young's character was a child star of and involved the chimpanzee as a costar. You're wondering, how are these things all going to connect? For me, I think there is this element this, again, denouncing of appetite and voraciousness and how that plays out in untoward ways in society. So kind of vague kind of all encompassing, again, I might throw that out the window a week from now, but at this point, that's kind of where I'm at. No? This movie is in the eye of the beholder and you've added another thing to this list that this movie very much could be about and probably is about and to your point earlier your clarification, I would say that, yeah, our best satirists are profits or feel like profits if they're really doing their work well. It's a still processing one for me as well and not because I saw it as recently as you, but just because I'm still really struggling with my feelings about this film. This is one where we're going to put in some work or I'm going to try to put in some work of feeding off you and having a dialog about this film and really unpack how I feel about it. Now the fact that I am still two days out struggling with my reaction, that's usually a positive thing in that this movie is absolutely not disposable. It's not fleeting. It sticks with you and in the moment you said how fun it was. It is fun. But fun in the way that being on edge and being anxious for an extended period of time can be fun. There is both an intellectual element and a visceral element to this film that you get from Peele's work and from a lot of great cinema. So why am I a little reserved with my reaction? One of the reasons are one of the things that held me back a little bit that I'd love to hear your take on is Daniel Kaluuya's performance. He, as we've talked about, is one of our best actors right now. And certainly one of our most dynamic actors. And his OJ is so sedate. Now, I get it. He's a watcher. He's an observer. He's examining. He's also a counter, very intentionally to his live wire sister, who does exhibit more of that voraciousness in the things she wants and the things that she expresses than him. He's also and I'll use a word here that will come up again. Someone who has experienced trauma, though the movie makes clear, he was the same before the accident with his father as he is later. And Josh, I'm certainly comfortable with stoic characters or shy or introverted characters on screen.
"steven young" Discussed on Pop Culture Happy Hour
"It kind of brings to mind something that he's talked about in general with this felons, which is to explore his own deepest fears, but it also kind of got me thinking about where his mind might have been after making us in particular, rabbits play a really prominent role in that film. And he's talked about how he loves kind of using animals because something that we typically associate as cuddly and benign and something that we ultimately have control over has like this unsettling quality in this context because you start to realize that you don't actually have control that these animals can't quite be a 100% tamed even though I feel like in the context of Hollywood and all the ways that this film sort of explores that humans are constantly trying to tame what can not be tamed. It just brought up all these different themes that I wasn't necessarily expecting for a film that was purportedly going to be about aliens and therefore I guess there we extrapolate as science fiction and it is more about how we reckon with what's truly primal. Yeah, the nature element, I think, is the big theme here. And like you mentioned, they're the rabbits and us, there's also the deer in get out. I think sort of what we talked about in the previous episode in our discussion around this, this is a movie that I think a lot of people probably expected there to be in the same way that us and get out were to be super heavy on the social commentary. And it's there. But this is not like a necessarily a social issue in terms of race or class. This is more about nature and the environment. And that's brought to the forefront here. And so the chimpanzee, we later learn what's going on in that scene, which is that the Steven young character who was a former child star, he starred in this 90 sitcom or about a chimp named Gordy.
"steven young" Discussed on The Big Picture
"There's a part in the movie where you feel like the chimpanzee might attack Steven young's young character, but he does their gimmick with him. He reaches out to give him a fist bump. So for some reason, there was a connection there between them that made him not kill. And then, you know, he gets domed right there after that he gets shot in the head. So I was wondering if that was going to happen at the end of this film, if there was going to be some understanding between this extraterrestrial being, who, by the way, might be an extraterrestrial, but for all we know, could be from the ocean or the center of the earth or great point. It's not explained and wonderfully so. There's no, we don't get a moment where a scientist comes in and is like, here's what I believe this creature is which I fucking love. I love that there's none of that. Yeah, so for all we know, this could have been something that rose in the last a thousand years and it's been living out the whatever, but I thought that was going to be a moment where OJ and the creature or Kiki and the creature understood each other. But no, like, man triumphed in the end like they do and everything. So I was kind of wondering what the purpose, the Steven Yeun stuff and all of that stuff. All I have backstory stuff for me, it clogged it up a little bit. Maybe that's it though. Maybe it's just that we are a brutal people and that we are constantly trying to defeat what we can't understand. Maybe that is ultimately what he's trying to say. I mean, I think the spectacle point you're making is the other major theme of the movie and maybe the one that is more effectively unpacked because what we learn is this creature, whatever it is, if you don't look it in the eye, it won't come after you. It won't bother you, yeah. And that's a pretty easy to understand message about that spectacle and that kind of that tragedy porn that we surround ourselves with all the time, which is if you start at pretend like it doesn't exist, maybe it'll go away, or the incident, the events won't go away, but the way that we commodify the events might be less, I'm so so happy to be talking to you about this because there's literally a moment where TMZ reporter arrives to capture what's happening in this story. And a moment of the movie. It's an incredible sequence. We see this guy on a motorcycle in a mirrored helmet, he's got a he's got a portable camera, and you, of course, worked for TMZ. You've always been very thoughtful about your time there and what it represents to our culture. that they introduced that aspect into the part of the story? Small story here, just a little one. I know the stories, some people love them, some people hate them. Small story here. Tell a story.
"steven young" Discussed on CNN 5 Things
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"steven young" Discussed on Make Me Smart with Kai and Molly
"Snap their holy crow all right. We're done mercifully coming to an end next week. Look there's a london next week. I'm traveling molly's doing her project. Kimberly is going to be here all week. So we're going to call this. Make me smart with kimberly. Whoever from now on and the meanwhile said is your comments. Questions your answers to the question please. Which is what is something you thought you knew your forgot about. You can send us an email or a voice. Memo and may spark dot Mick responded marketplace or you can call us. And here's the deal five awaits. Hey two seven six two seven eight five zero eight eight two s. m. a. rt or this from mike in waterville ohio. About another way to remember that phone number. Go is mike waterville. Ohio just called me on your new voicemail number but you missing something. Your number is five hundred eight. You d snuck. I think is great. Make me flat awesome. Thanks very much love listening to you every day by mike you be smart. That might be the best listener voice memo ever come on right agree with you. I love it. It's like yesterday where i was like. You have to be smart to be make smart. Ub you be smart. It's not a podcast unless you wack the microphone at least one all right. There's another sting that's gonna signify the next stage of this program. Which the end kelly. Not even thing wonderful. Making smart is produced by mercer cabrera. Today's episode was engineered by the wonderfully honest. Lachey and stevens. Young produces our favorite game half full half empty and the youtube livestream. For all of y'all enjoying bridge bodmer is in charge of whatever this podcast is. We never know. The executive director on demand is tanya. Vez it is friday afternoon. All y'all have very alright. Gosh all i have to cut my air conditioning. Vents for this because the noise is too loud. Microphone some just well. Have i introduced you to my shit. Ac so we're both just glowing. That's all that's right you me. Elizabeth taylor were glowing that's right..
"steven young" Discussed on 4 Things with Amy Brown
"It would be tacky if i said the titans and predators but not in support of weight you have going on. I really have been now. The third thing would be my my team. My outreach workers that some some have been with me for years and years they are the most unselfish giving kind loving group of people. I know i could not do what i do without them. And i would not want to do what i do without them and they make me look good. I don't make them look good. They make me look good. And i've never been around a group of people that had the hearts they have and i'm humbled every day to be in their presence. That four thing. Four thing my church. It is the church home. I never thought. I could find because of who i was. And what i'd done I tried church later on in life when i was kind of trying to get back on the rails with god. It didn't work out so well. And i kind of thought. Well i'll never be accepted. And then one day. I walked into a church. That was meeting in a roller skating. Rink out in rivergate and The minute i walked in. I knew i was working. God wanted me to be and that was little over six years ago. It's been amazing. Their number four and they are always there even. When i don't ask them. They show up unannounced unexpectedly. When i had my stroke last thanksgiving the outpouring and not only from them. But from you we we had a text chain about it gross. Yeah so. I met stephen through my friend april. Who's on instagram. Is april tomlin interiors. So some of you may follow her. If you're not you should follow her for design in spell that use She's how i met stephen and then she's on there and there's a bunch of other girls and yeah the tax started to go out about you and i. We were all like okay. What what can we do. How can we help. So of course if you're praying and trying to make sure you're taking care of and had food and all the things and in my book there's a dedication to the girls and that's who were speaking of i call. I call the group. The girls and i can promise you that if if we went to five this were probably would be for a and that would be you in april and taylor and you know the list lauren. The list goes on and on and god put a very special group of ladies in my life. I am thankful each and every day for y'all and you have changed. Not only my life and i don't think any of you understand how how much healing i've been able to do because of my association with all y'all and it's a large group of ladies and i like my team. I couldn't see me doing this without you. Wouldn't want to do this without your your support behind our vision and what we do. I couldn't count the number of lives. You've touched changed and blessed. And i can tell you unequivocably. Probably the hundreds that you've saved all of you. Hope they very very special place in my heart. And i'm so blessed. When i just wanna say thank you to listeners. That have been on this journey. The last couple of years and may even bought something pimping joy because they knew that it was gonna benefit home straight home ministries and we diversify our giving but there's been specific campaigns. Been fundraising for you in your organization and listeners have shown up and bought. And you know we've been a part of helping out with whatever the girls have going on and pimm enjoys. Been able to do that. And we're only able to do that because our listeners come through and they shop and they they represent and help support us in that way so that we can in turn support. What you're doing so just went to like your thank you to listeners. To and just the whole thing and how everybody works together to make it possible. So thank you steven for coming onto the podcast again. And congratulations on your book from chains to change. One man's journey from god hater to god follower and don't forget it is on my amazon page but we want to encourage you to go to home street home not end dot. Org and by their because the organization will get more money that way home street. Home t in dot org and on instagram. You can follow them or find out more information at street home. Underscore t in and stephen runs that account. So you'll see cool things like the the story that i told about mitch. That email was something. I saw you post on instagram. And i just loved it so much that i wanted to share here. So thank you steven and to everyone. That listened to episode at children's national hospital. Everything we do is.
"steven young" Discussed on 4 Things with Amy Brown
"Means they're not getting the protein that they normally get because in the winter. It's cold you know they're going to heat up that chile. They're going to eat in the summer. Because i know when. I've been out all day doing what i do. I walk through the door and andy. My wife looks at me and says what do you want for dinner. And i go. I'm not hungry. It's the same for them. So those things you can spend ten fifteen bucks a week and keep those items in your vehicle and literally change lives with a bottle of water or cana bug spray or a tube of chapstick or a thing of sun screen. It really truly. Is that simple. Because here's what they think. Here's how they feel when you take the time to pull over role that window down and handed him a bottle of water sunscreen folk spray. Whatever they feel exactly the way. My friend felt in that email. You ritter niche mitch. They matter they matter. Yeah i'll recap the list real quick and this might be something cool you can do with your kids to get them. Involved is to make these packages or hell win. If you're loading this stuff up in the car make sure your kids know that it's there. We have a responsibility as parents to raise our kids synopsis. The scared of certain people on the street or make them question. What was what does that mean. You can have honest conversations with your kids about it but then show them lead. By example of this is how we're going to be kind to people and show them they matter and talk to your kids about the water. The water the water. That's those are the first three things that you need your summer care. Packages water water. Water chapstick sunscreen bug repellent wet wipes ball caps protein bars right. Those are the top item. Sure that there's more than team bars. Soft soft a lot of them. Have dental issues okay. Good to know so. It's not like super chocolate coated. Because it's going to melt. They're going to melt. Yeah so just. Keep that in mind when you're buying things so that's an your advice on the kids. I have people that reach out to all the time and they'll go stephen. I had some young children. Seven eight nine ten eleven twelve years. Our i would really like to get them involved. But i'm a little bit afraid. And i and i hear adult safe. Well i wanna help. But they're dangerous. And i think we spoke about this the first time zombie. I hit it every time. I speak no matter where folks. I'm old school. Like i said i turned sixty five. I'm one of those guys. That still gets up and turns on the news every morning and i hear about this robbery. This person getting shot. This person gets snapped this car. Getting checked all the things we here in our city that happen every day. You know what i never hear. The suspect is a homeless person. They're more afraid of you than you are of them. Let's a reminder. You have nothing to fear when you can't. Yeah tha that you never know what anybody is really like. It's just because they're homeless is automatically put them into category of. You should be more scared when you're there people in your own lives. He literally ended up doing something that you're like. Wait what so you just have to like. Go ahead and give people the opportunity to show you otherwise instead of judging them. You don't want to prejudge if you wanna see adult. A homeless adult on their best behavior have a child with. And here's why they love and respect children. Why because children have not already formed an opinion. Children are not judgmental. Children don't look them as children when they put their hand out. The children don't go look at their hands. See if it's dirty. The children shake their hand. They know that when there's a child there that child is there because that child care's and that child is sincere and that child doesn't have preconceived notions and that child is not judging liam they respect that they appreciate that and they will always be on their best behavior more than say for a lot of people. I see sitting in restaurants when i go out to eat with my family. Just saying to say good to know good to know okay next. I want to get into gratitude for all right. Well i know you said earlier. You wouldn't change a thing So i know that you know how to to be thankful for things for sure but what is angle for. Today you wanted to share with us four things real quick. I'm thankful first and foremost for my god who never gave up on me. Even when i was blaming him for everything i could not function. I would not be who i am. Today i would not be doing what i'm doing today if it wasn't for him so his grace is mercy his forgiveness his love. That's always gonna be number one on my list. Always because i gave him every reason in the world to give up any never did. I gave up on him. He never gave up on me. Second thing my wife and family. They're my breath. They're my heartbeat. Feel like you lit up when you said them all the twinkle in your eye. Every day i get to spend with them is like christmas every morning. When i wake up and i see my wife there. I walked through that beautiful home. She's made for us my family. It's christmas every day. Every morning. When i wake up and everything i do throughout the day i do. Try to make them proud third. Thank i guess. It would be tacky if i said the titans and predators but not in support of weight you have going on. I really have been now. The third thing would be my my team. My outreach workers that some some have been with me for years and years they are the most unselfish.
"steven young" Discussed on WABE 90.1 FM
"Created the animated comedy show Tuka and Birdie. It's a sitcom about two bird women who live in a city called Bird town. And it is so great Show's second season is set to kick off this June on adult swim. Lisa and I talked about the show in 2019. There are three leads of the show on DNO. None of them are white. And certainly none of them are white dudes. You've got Steven Young Alley Wang Alley. The great Allie Wong Tiffany had ish my blood from San Francisco. Tiffany had ish legendary Tiffany had ish. Was that a choice that you made or a matter of happenstance? Kind of both. I wanted to make sure we didn't end up with an all white cast because it's happened so often before in both live action and animation. On Ben. Just looking at, you know, auditions and stuff this This was just the best possible cast. There's no way around it like we got Tiffany signed on very early, and there was a matter of finding a birdie. That would sound great with Tiffany. On Allie was the best. Absolutely, and they already knew each other. They had great chemistry on Ben. Yes, Steven Young just had the best audition seeming as good. He's so good. He's very I can't believe like how quickly he can go from comedy to drama like I don't quite know any other actor who could do it like him. I'm not surprised to hear that Tiffany at ish was cast first on the show because She is such a Dynamo of a performer like she's just such a force. Yeah, When I saw girls trip I just said, that's a Tuka like it was just undeniable. What were the qualities that you saw in her as a performer that made you think that's a Tuka? Absolutely fearless. Incredibly funny, but also like Haddon earnestness or vulnerability, like you know, like she the way she likes stood up for her friends in the movie like, I don't know, she just kind of hit like every quadrant. What I wanted on Ben. I was reading an article and I recognized the name of her manager at the time, and I knew him. So I was like, Oh, my God. We can get a script to her. And we did. And she said Yes, right away And I cried. It was a great day. Do you think of that character who is So bold and often fearless, and I don't know lives out loud or whatever cliche you want to use as aspirational. Are cautionary. I think it's aspirational to people like me, who tend to be more on the birdie side of things. I'm just always trying to, like, behave myself in reality, even though I'm kind of unleashed in my art. I don't know, I think I think she just seems like she's having a good time. But then you listen to like her. Her book her I listened to it as a book on tape, and you're like, Oh my God. I can't believe how much he's gone through in her life, and clearly she's just someone who can get by in any situation like she's going to survive. Do you write things for Tuka? That are things that you would like to imagine yourself doing. Yeah, wearing short shorts, you know, inform us. She's very comfortable in short shorts. Ah, lot of the things too good does reminds me of how I was in my twenties. More like how I lived. Um, And then birdies sort of more like I am now, which isn't just to call to go immature. I don't believe that about her at all. But I think I just changed as a person. What changed? Um I used to be like more kind of like I just kind of put everything out there, and it's really tactless, and I lived in a messy apartment and like I didn't have my stuff together, But in some ways, I was like kind of having more fun. I don't know. I'm more careful now does writing that kind of character make you think about the Consequences of living in that way, because she doesn't live without consequences. Yeah, and we see that she's having trouble like forming intimate relationships with anyone other than birdie. On. I think that feels pretty true to life. Do you? Yeah. Yeah, I think it's like you're kind of struggling to get by. And like you're a mess, and like you're used to being kind of loud and out there that could maybe be like a defense mechanism. She's also she's sober, so we kind of see like She gets, like socially anxious and situations where in the past she might have, like had a drink or five to lubricate the situation. So she's having trouble like going on dates or, you know, meeting new people. How did you decide to make our sober? It was just a way to kind of flesh out her character a little more, um, and kind of deep in her. I didn't want her to just be like the wild, crazy, wacky friend who supports birdie on her emotional arc. You know she needed her own stuff. And I have a lot of friends now that we're in our thirties who are sober and for a lot of them. It wasn't this like dramatic thing where they hit rock bottom, and now they re lapsed and you know, it's it's kind of more just like a quiet Decision about how they wanted their lives to be on. But I think there's something interesting about showing that and showing what those struggles are. They're a little bit like more subtle. You're listening to Bullseye. My guest is Lisa Hannawald. She created the animated show Tuka and birdie. So let's talk about horses now. Oh, gladly couldn't wait for you to bring it up. Um, So were you a horse girl as a kid? Yeah. Started taking riding lessons when I was eight and immediately switched from being a cat girl to horse girl like it was just immediate is cat girl, the type of girl? Yeah, I was into cats. Really into cats. Thought I was a cat. Oh, and then I was like, No, I'm a horse. How old were you when you started taking riding lessons ate. What was it about? Horses don't know. It's like I don't know. Just picture like your favorite thing, or like your favorite food or something. And then try to explain why you like it so much. I don't know. It's like just chemical. You have a horse now, Right? I do. I got her, like, five months ago. Did you have you been horse writer throughout your life? I quit for 17 years. What's that? Um I got scared like I had a couple accidents and then it just became too much to me to try to keep it up during high school and college on bits, You know, kind of expensive and I was just like, yeah, I don't want to do this. It's too dangerous on Ben. Adam bought me some riding lessons for my birthday because I was thinking about it, and I didn't want to come in, and then he just did it And then I just got back into it. And that was about five years ago. And then with Juniper, my horse I Was like, kind of during a lull in production. When we were done with the writing process, we're done with most of design, and it was just kind of sitting in edit Bay is all day and I was feeling like a little depressed, and I was like, I'm not really doing anything creative. What am I doing with my life on Ben? I just kind of found this Facebook ad for for Juniper and about her. But you bought your horse from a Facebook ad? Yeah, like the same way you buy an outboard motor. Pretty much it was the same is buying a car like I We called up the trainer selling her and my writing teacher went to test ride her and then I went for two test rides. I just was like, OK, and then she was just delivered bread. A coin to check the tires kicked her tires. My wife's childhood best friend. One of her childhood best friends is an equine therapist and years ago, so she works with horses every day and years ago, she was horse guide of some kind. And was thrown No, no, and like came close to being killed. Oh, no, she fully recovered And as I said she still works with horses today, but I thought to myself, you know, there's people who are afraid of dogs and dogs can bite And I love dogs. Yeah, but the like one or two times that I've been on a horse, and it has been sounds like 13..
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"Thank you all so much for listening to our burst. Annual war movie awards episode. This will definitely have to be an annual thing. I think we need to come up with an official name though spencer actually suggested the horry us that would be the w. h. o. r. i. e. s. word or being caught the hoary horror stories. Yeah a curio leader also suggested that name So because i take her opinion so highly we might have to consider using that but we are also open to other suggestions so if you have any thoughts on something that we can title this award show let us know right to us. Also think you offer voting. Thank you all for supporting us. It means so much to us watching our little show grow and our listener community grow. You have no idea how much we appreciate all the wonderful support. We've been getting lately. Also i want to give a huge shout to all the presenters. We could not have done this without you. You are all wonderful and talented and we love you and funny and funny. Everyone put their own spin on things and it was amazing Carey wieder amanda goodyear douglas. Spain dave macrae katie rich. Jim parks. Who was are amazing announcer and paul mukamba's who compose performed the spooky organ music. You heard throughout the show. Thank you all so much for being a part of this episode. As i said we could not have done this without you. I would also like to give a very very special. thank you to share it in spencer. Because this was sharon's brainchild really she said. I wanna do an oscar episode. And i really don't like the oscars but i said okay and these two worked so hard to make this as awesome as it has been and this is i. Think my favorite oscar experience ever so big to share it and spencer. I love you guys. We love you to mindy thank you. I also want to give a huge shadow dispenser for doing all the incredible editing on this episode. I mean he did such a fantastic job. I mean it really like blew me away listening to the final result of this you know with the music and the applause and everything. So thank you so much spencer. Great job thank you for that but I would not have done any of that if it weren't for what mindy said you know. This was your brainchild. This was your creative inspiration. So so thank you to share in for coming up with the idea and all the ideas. Pretty much for this This show this podcast and all right enough with the loftus. Don't do sappi fine. Speaking of the oscars were gonna quickly give our oscar predictions for the actual twenty twenty one oscars. And as i said earlier we are recording this before the oscars on the eighteenth actually and also this episodes available to listen to you on our patriae on prior to the oscar. Hopefully we can get this all edited in time. There's a lot of cases with this episode. So if one of us gets everything right i just want to note that there was no cheating going on and you can ask patrons will tell you. They heard this days prior to the ass going prior prior no not at all to the actual oscars and to be fair. I really haven't seen any of the oscar nominated movies this year. So i'm basing my selections purely off my own personal bias. So you know. I have no horse. In this race at all ari best film. I'm going with judas in the black messiah mindy. I would agree. Judaism the black messiah. I still haven't seen it. But i'm going to go with judas in the black messiah. We plan on seeing that in mere days. So let's let's make it happen based on the. That's that's what i'm going on that that'll be the winner bus director. I'm going with khloe. Shell for nomad land. I too am going with colegio for nomad land. And yeah. I think she might take get best actor. I'm going with chadwick. Boseman for marinas black bottom so this was a hard one for me because i too want chadwick boseman to be my choice but i feel like i have to go with my man. Rozan ed for sound of metal. So i'm going. I'm gonna go with ahmed and i think i have to be a little bit different. I have to be honest as well. I have not seen this movie. But i have a good feeling about steven young for monari and we're gonna watch that one tonight. Actually because i really wanna cry. I watched the trailer and the trailer made me cry. It looks like such beautiful heartwarming movie. yeah we are gonna watch that and you know maybe i'll change my mind but there's part of me that also hopes that chadwick boseman wins. you know. Losing him was an absolute tragedy and so My rainy is also on our list to see. I got to see that. Yeah i agree spencer. That's why i was so torn. but also because he's stupid talented. Both both of those men re ressam. Ed and chadwick boseman honestly all three. Yeah yeah but and ma rainey's black bottom is an old school play. Actually that they made into a movie. And i think he speak fantastic. So i'm gonna root for both of them. I'm changing my answer. I'm rooting for both all right bass actress. I'm going with andrew day for the united states versus billie holiday. Because she did all these singing and that and she's a singer not an actress in she fucking nailed it. I too am going to share. Sharon sentiments and her choice because so rarely are actual musicians or like theater. People cast in films that are about musicians or our theater adaptations. So i love hearing that an actual singer got cast for this and just nailed it. Go for it yeah. This was a really hard one for me. I was genuinely torn between andrey she was phenomenal as billie holiday But just to be different. Because i have to be different I'm just going to go with carey mulligan. Because i thought that she also nailed that role in promising. Young woman She had a lot of many roles to play in it. Which i think she probably had a lot of fun with I i am not going to be surprised of andrea wins. I kind of hope she does but.
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"Or you're not and even having to have that discipline i'm steven young's character when he gets into the guardians role mark grayson of course the Name which you know the his back and forth between the two. I really like because mark heaton. He's kind of regretting being superhero in a way the fact that he can get he can. I just spend time with is crush at school. There's a lot of diversity which is great. I mean what the protagonists have or half asian family but also the interesting a black woman play of other black characters in as well they are very and also with different age groups. They start to experiment off with different superhero types to where it's not trying to be there. They try their best to be exactly alike other superhero movies or shows or comics. You know of they later. Come up with characters that one's kind of like the hulk except for if she trains too hard she d ages which weakens her powers like an overload to our abilities. I liked that that puts them in the low risk reward tied to a familiar super hero or super power. And then i mean you get introduced a lot of other heroes as wild. What immediately catches it. Besides just again the having a are different areeta approach but also another show that up the business side of being a superhero. Besides of course the boys in my hair academia doesn't in their own way as well. And i like their approaches to buy you also see that not. Everyone is who they seem. That leads to the bigger mystery here. Any notice that the end of the first episode he our. Yes and that's where they let you know. This show is gorgeous. Heck from there on out they they go all out with the gar. Exa you saw the first step serve until yeah yeah. That was a left turn. Because i was kind. This is okay. And then i was like. Oh my god. What's going well no. I was liking it just finding that the start like i. I liked the the character growth. With the i mean the thing is this is a fifty minutes show or per episode close to fifty minutes. So they're given a little more time than thirty minutes to work with. And i think that actually helps the show in the end because allows them to cover more ground or do Explore more and which they do and it goes even further in absurd. Two or three when you start diving the goebel defense agency and let's say not going what's going on with sir faily members. Now i'll say because people are still discovering the show now that it's finally out. I'm not gonna go into spoilers but when we discussed the full season will go into spoilers but you see the end that mystery between a certain character. It goes to a really creepy level with the Falling episodes and they introduce other things like a demon detective that can Sense neck consent things. Other people don't so he starts a suspect something while everybody's like well nothing. We can do about this situation when they tried. They tried to hold her doing what they can. As a business to have press meetings and try to level the dramatic coverage they might receive if gets out of hand but the skies like now..
Chadwick Boseman earns posthumous best actor Oscar nomination
"Starring opposite Viola Davis and Ma Rainey's Black bottom. Bozeman competes in the best actor category with Riz Ahmed for sound of metal Anthony Hopkins in the Father, Gary Oldman in Bank and Steven Young for Minori. This actress nominees are Carrie Mulligan for promising young woman, Frances McDormand for Nomad land by all the Davis Iban Rainey's black bottom, but Kirby for pieces of a woman and Andra Day in the United States vs Billie Holiday. I'm Oscar Wells Gabriel. The nominees for Best picture are the Father, Judas and the Black
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"News Oscar nominees Air Out the 2021 Academy Award nominees are announced for best picture. The Father, Judas and the Black Messiah. Manc Minori Nomad Land, promising Young Woman Sound of Metal and the Trial of the Chicago Seven Manc lead with 10 total nominations. The late actor Chadwick Boseman being recognized with the best actor nomination for his work in Ma Rainey's Black Bottom. Other nominees in that category include Riz Ahmed, Anthony Hopkins, Gary Oldman and Steven Young. Best actress. Nominees include Viola Davis, Andra Day, Vanessa Kirby, Frances McDormand and Carrie Mulligan. The 2021 Academy Awards Air Sunday, April
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"Castleman CDs, radio show, Cat said other counterfeit products were also found at the Long Island City warehouse where 33 year old Z Zang was arrested. They were for argument. Sterilizing hand creams. Clean whites, You know, for household cleaners that claim to the antibacterial and they had a whole packing system set up. Their investigators identified a health care system in the southern US that bought 200,000 of the contact counterfeit masks for more than $700,000. That's about three times three M suggested retail price for Real and 90 five's Daily News says Sang was released without bail, and his lawyer declined to comment. The chance for the State University of New York says he's hopeful the system. 64 campuses can return to normal by the fall semester, Doctor Jamala CIAss says. Since their instance students returned two weeks ago they've compiled they've complied with mandated covert restrictions and testing, and they give the positivity rate to one half of 1%. Always will follow our protocols. I think we could continue to have a safe. Semester and then hopefully by the fall of 2021. We could bring more of our students back because I do think we wanted more of a return return to normalcy than we have now. SUNY campuses were shut down there for Thanksgiving as the virus surge, including an outbreak on the only onto campus that infected more than 500 students. Winter weather Advisory goes into effect tomorrow Moron morning and running until Tuesday morning. Freezing rain expected for tomorrow. It's 906 support for NPR comes from the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation. Committed to supporting the health and economic well being of women in the U. S. And around the world. More information is available at Hewlett daughter work. It's Bull's I'm Jesse Thorn. Steven Young broke through as an actor in 2010 when he played the fan favorite character, Glenn Rhee on the walking dead. Kicked off a career. That's long since eclipsed his time on that show, though he was in oak jah. Sorry to bother you, and he's starring in the new movie, Minori Minori is set in the 19 eighties, It tells the story of the East. Korean American family that moves from California to rural Arkansas to grow vegetables. As time goes on, the family struggles there well runs dry vendors cancel their orders, but their bond grows stronger. It's worth mentioning to that. Minori currently has a 99% fresh rating on rotten tomatoes, which is no small feat. When I talk to Steven Yeun in 2018, he was in another critically acclaimed film one of my favorites of the past few years, burning It's a sort of thriller. Lee Chang Dong is the director and writer. It's said in South Korea and tells the story of a dark, strange love triangle. The protagonist, Young Soo is a working class guy who lives in a rural area outside Seoul. One day when he's in the city he meets Hey, me, a girl from back home! They connect. Go on a date. Start hanging out. They aren't exactly boyfriend girlfriend. But you could tell the Jong Soo is kind of infatuated with her. Things change When she comes back from a trip abroad, she shows up at the airport with Ben. That's Stevens character, then is handsome and rich. It's not clear where his money comes from. As Hemy starts to spend more time with Ben Hints start to drop that Ben has a darker side. I don't want to give away too much, so let's leave it there and get into my interview with the wonderful.
"steven young" Discussed on KQED Radio
"It's in Arkansas, and it's in English and Korean. Others have spoken out about this. Lulu Wang, director of the film the Farewell, which was similarly applauded last year, but similarly locked out of the same category tweeted about this, she said. I've not seen him or American film than Minori. This year. It's a story about an immigrant family in America pursuing the American Dream. We really need to change these antiquated rules that characterizes American is only English speaking so and I think that's right. That's she has that she hit that nail on the head. So thank you to the mover for vouching for us, But, yeah, I think Personally, I'm glad to be part of a project that gets to challenge these. These understandings of who we are as a nation and who, how we relate to each other. I think Sometimes we're so busy compartmentalizing each other that we forget to see each other for the human beings that we are the humanity that we all kind of Carrie and rules and institutions often are very lagging. And seeing the nuance and the complexity of real life. And so if we can be a part of that change and be a part of the mo mentum toe expand Culture that way, That's great. So, um, cool. So before we let you go the title of the film What's mine, Ari? I mean, that he is is a plant that dies in the first year and grows in the second year. And it purifies everything around it the water in the soil and so yeah, I think the allegory kind of speaks for itself. That was Stephen Yang, who stars in the new film Minnery. It is out now and will be available to stream on demand later this month. Steven Young, Thank you so much for joining us. I really enjoyed talking.
"steven young" Discussed on KQED Radio
"And finally today, What makes a classic American story isn't about grit, defying the odds and unshakable optimism, no matter what, by that definition that Minnery certainly qualifies. The new movie focuses on a Korean man who moves his young family, including his very skeptical wife, Toe Arkansas in the 19 eighties, hoping to improve their lot by farming, Korean vegetables. It is, as we said, a classic rags to maybe riches story full of trials and unexpected sources of strength. And recently it was nominated for a Golden Globe in the category of best foreign language film, although not best picture. Which is one of the things we want to talk about with our guests. Even young who leads the ensemble, Steven Young, Thank you so much for joining us and congratulations. Thank you. Thank you for having me. So I think people would remember you from other meaty roles like in the walking dead and what attracted you to this one. You know, I think Isaac really wrote something. True and honest and you could feel it off the page and Isaac being Ali Issac Chung are incredible director and writer. He just crafted something that I deeply related to Often times I feel like stories of the other or immigrant life is told from a perspective of juxtaposed to I guess I got a white American gays or how they fit into America. And this one was just talking about these people from their perspective as the family that they are in the human beings that they are, and I found that so massively refreshing and that's Really? What brought me to it. It seems like you were made for this role. I mean, was it written for you? Thanks. Uh, it wasn't written for me. But I wonder about that. Unlike a larger universal understanding, you know, it really felt kiss meant that this Type of project was able to be made and that I was able to participate in it and that the work previous for me to this film had in some ways prepared me to take this on which I'll be honest was very, very terrifying. Really. Why? I mean, what a terrifying Not only am I touching upon my own father's generation were touching upon, I think Something that I've been unpacking through this journey, which is just a massive disconnection that happens in immigration from the first generation to the second. And that disconnect is slow, and it's it takes its time for me personally when I I was born in Korea, and when I moved over to America with my family, I was only four. And so I was young enough for the world to assume that I didn't know. But I was old enough in reality to actually know on and I felt all the feelings and so I think, you know, to have the safety of a place that you know, and then to be kind of taken away from it. And then ah, slow separation from your parents via culture via language via understanding of the new place that you live in. Was subconsciously painful. So approaching this, I think, ah, lot of the work was emotional and mental of understanding how to Kind of see my own parents as the human beings that they are, instead of maybe the ideas or understandings or the images by which I try to understand them, and that was really Scary but beautiful proposition. Let me just play a clip. Now. This is a scene where you and your little boy in the film named David. Yes, looking for water, and they're looking for a place to build a well and the scene starts out with a dowser. That's a person who tries to feel the vibrations of the water underground through a stick. Jacob turns him down because it cost too much. And then he's explaining to his child that it's an American superstition anyway, and that Koreans use their minds to figure these things out, and the scene is in a mix of English and Korean, and we're just going to listen here. This Davis Looks like I'm on board it herself, okay? We use our minds. Yeah. You ever You going on? Where will the water go? My place or low place low, Pretty crude. She okay from low price all this stuff? Yeah. Cratchit. Gaudy. They're why countries like water ready? Had their rough housing there just a little bit. I know they're you know, Dad and his son out having a good time trying to pass on some knowledge. What is that scene about for you? That scene is about so many things. I think it's about Jacob's innate desire to plant his own flag from his own place on Ben. Also, I think it's Him trying to connect and preserve what knowledge and culture he has that he wants to deeply pass on to his son. I think he's holding on to Simultaneously trying to escape from and also hold onto certain things that has made him up to this point without giving. Too much away that kind of his impart what the film is about, isn't it? It's an immigrant story. It's about. As we said, it's a story about kind of Seeking a new life and wanting more, but it's also about their family and how they kind of discovered themselves. I mean, and that's what it is. It's just It is very It's just lovely. It's very I don't know how else to describe it. It's thank you very personal and Intimate but also, you know, says some big things. To that end, though I again congratulations on the golden Globe, but the whole foreign language film thing I don't know. How do you How do you feel about that? I get the tension of the moment I get the anger. I get the fact that you know immigrants. And the language that we speak sometimes are not looked especially Asian Americans or not looked upon as being a fabric of this country. And I think, while the rules necessarily weren't trying to convey that In in turn, kind of Made that message, especially in these times, and I think, Let me just forgive me. I don't think I explained for people who aren't aware Mrs. Only what we're talking about. I think maybe should. I should explain some more. As I said the nomination is in the category of best foreign language film. Apparently, there's a rule that the film has to be mostly in English to be eligible for the best picture award. Someone Ari didn't qualify, even though it is in its set in The United States..
"steven young" Discussed on KPCC
"We're getting some emails and some tweets from Lister's Chandra's saying some of her favorite TV shows where Mrs America never have I ever And the Crown latest season of the crown came out during the course of all of this on cap tweets I loved loved loved the second season of after life by Ricky Gervase. I think it was brilliant and touched my life, Brooke. How about your favorites? TV and movies? If you wanna do both. Okay. My favorite TV shows definitely have to start with. I may destroy you. Makayla. Cole is just operating on another level, and it's just so fantastic to see her in this drama T where she is taking trauma That really happened to her and fictionalizing it and walking us through that trauma on dshaughnessy us about Mm hmm. Rape culture about the boundaries in our society that we allow what we should allow. What we shouldn't It just offer so many questions to help us dig deeper and to become better human beings better support to each other. Um, and a better community for for the world s Oh, it's just It's fantastic, Fantastic, Sharp. Of television right there. P Valley also fantastic storytelling here again, your centering, um black women sex workers in a southern town, um, dealing with issues of class on grace. But it's so profound to see these women, um, owning their lives having autonomy on bits. Just Showing this slice of America on Dhue Universal. It is and it is just unexamined. All of the success of that show is just an example of how hungry we are to see our stories and our family stories on screen so very well done. Two stars for P Valley Little fires everywhere. Is Reese Witherspoon and Kerry. Washington's, Um, just every every role that they have played in their career has been leading up to a little fires everywhere. It's so fantastic and how they deal with race and class and motherhood and the intersection of all of those things. Um, it's an example also of an adaptation of a novel that takes that novel on the premise of that novel to the next level s Oh, it's It's just It's exciting. To watch. It's very, very satisfying. And when you get to the end of that it will be a miniseries. Several hours well spent. Um, yes. Oh favorite films I have to say Minnery by Lee Isaac Chung. Another true story. South Korean immigrants immigrating to Rule America in the 19 eighties, Um, just fantastic acting from Steven Young. You are young Alan Kim newcomers somebody to watch. And it's just a beautiful, beautiful story. If you have a grandmother, you will love Minori 40 year old version also brought a blank assed, another based on her life story of having a mid life crisis at 40 on Git just takes you through Harlem in, um, in a way that you know we're used to seeing black stories in New York black stories from the lens of like Spike Lee, and it just It just takes it to another level. We don't often get to see what black women at 40 are thinking and feeling and it's just hilarious and so so well done. Fantastic script Fantastic Directing from this new first time director Rod A blank, Miss Juneteenth Channing Godfrey. People's her debut. Also another story of black Southern life in this mother, Nicole. But Harry, um, just fit fantastic acting there. I hope that Miss Juneteenth Is the platform that launches new Colby Harry to the next level of her career. She is such a gift. I also I'm your woman, Julia Heart. She just has a fantastic way of taking women and putting them in the center of their own stories. Just like like we rarely get to see. So I'm so so thankful for this crime you are Thriller. I'm your woman. It's so satisfying s. Oh, yeah. Ma Rainey's black bottom. I could go on you mentioned first that HBO show I'm a destroying. We recently spoke to its creator, director, writer producer, lead actress Makayla Cole here on Monday. Let's take a listen what she had to say about that show. It's AH TV..
"steven young" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM
"It's Kate Winslet, Leslie Adam Jr and Steven Young. Who's some no from the walking dead. Other know from his film burning or polka, And he has a new film called Men Ar e a 20 for putting out which is wonderful, which won the Grand Jury prize and the audience award at Sundance. So we're really excited to have Steven Young do that as well. How's my bad? I hit the delete button by mistake. Another glass. You glad you for that back in there for and now, in addition to virtual screenings made these films are in competition for best narrative feature documentary and short What are some of the things that judges look for when they are when they're screening films? Well, our mission from the very beginning has been To showcase film by emerging filmmakers with new voices, and that is still the case today. We're really excited that ever since the beginning, we've given out over a million dollars in cash and goods and services to the winners of our competition. And we're very proud that we're going to continue that. Even in this insane year, there will be award winners, which is very nice for filmmakers. I know and keeps us on track as to you know what our true mission is here for the Hamptons Film Festival. David, you have the premiere US premiere of I am Greta, which documents climate activist gratitude. Berg's rise to prominence. It's in this air, Land and sea initiative that and had mentioned earlier. Can you explain what that initiative ISS? Yeah, it's a serious of a program we've been doing for a number of years now of films that focus on environmental issues. As an mentioned we have a signature program. That's one of them. We have one on compassion. Justice, an animal rights on one Views from Long Island, which is films by Long Island Artists or Long Island subjects, and the Air, Land and sea program is one that we think is great in our audiences have really connected with and one that we do year round screenings with because ultimately, even though the five day festival that were actually seven days here, it's usually find it. The festival that we're about to mount is the biggest program that we do all year all year long. Um, Hamptons film is a year round organization, and we do screening throughout the Eric, particularly with the Air, Land and sea program. So I am Greta, which is the U. S premiere of a film, which just debuted at the Venice Film Festival in competition is about credit timber again. It's it's It's a perfect fit for this program. We're excited about it. What insight do we get into Greta from this? This film she's had, so we've had so many press reports about her. What insights will we get? Well, if you're going to find out, please actually and watched it more recently than I did. I watched it over the summer and yes, I did. I did. I was. I was so happy that someone had the foresight to Follow her around on that insane press tour that she actually did You see Greta who as who She really is. She's a young adult to the young girl with a passion. And started off this passion with her family and felt so compelled that she had to do something about it. She was sort of a one woman person sitting in front of her own. Um, town Hall doing a protest and which turned into this massive movement, But what you do see is that she's really a young girl, but really look too. Adults, meaning all of us. To listen and hear what they're trying to say and try to be that voice to make change. And I just love getting to know her and understanding who she is, and it just gives me so much. Um, happiness and hope for our youth. My guests are anxious on executive director and David Nugent, artistic director of the Hamptons International Film Festival, and I said international in there. What are some of the international films that you're excited to present? Wow. There are a kind one of one that I'd really like to highlight is the film The documentary Gunda by Victor Kostikov SKI, which is An incredible movie about a pig named Gunda. But it is a gorgeous black and white film with no dialogue that follows a pig. A one legged chicken and some cows and you will never be the same after you watch it. How about even you want to hit on another one? Sure, there's a film called Collective, which we love. It's a Romanian film, which documents the aftermath of a fire that took place in Bucharest a number of years ago, and it's an incredible feat of investigative journalism. It's called collective. That's one that that I'm also really excited. About and then also Indiana by Christian Petzold. He's really one of the great filmmakers of the world, and he has his new film that we're screening. Those are a couple and then also, I would mention this film the truffle hunters. Which one wins by two American filmmakers. It takes place over in Italy, and it follows a group of largely old men and their dogs who run out into the mountains looking for truffles, and it is one of the most Charming, sweet and wonderful films. That is sure to put a smile on your face after you see it, and it makes me long to be out of my house and running around with And you know, we should have lots of films about animals this year, too, So that's that's exciting for all the dog and animal lovers out there and you mentioned the winning talks and I want to follow up on them because they're sort of more educational conversations on film and industries. The whole One. What are some of the conversations do you hope to have this year? And why do you think this is an important component of a film festival? Some festivals one or, of course, to bring films from all over the world your audiences and also to find discover new voices, but it's important for the film makers themselves. To meet each other and to meet other people in the industry. It's for a new industry that is worldwide. It's hard for filmmakers 80 come out from doing their own projects are being stuck in editing rooms and really Get to know their colleagues and I know film festival personally as a film producer. Make that happen, And it's also important for the audience to hear these filmmakers talk about their films. And together talk about their films. We always do. Q and A's after films, but So have them share their experiences together within one panel is also a Boer indefinite lightning look at the struggles that every filmmaker faces. Um, and to take, you know, in depth Look at the process. So we do have a panel about with our competition filmmakers, many of our competition filmmakers On it. We also have partnered with sag indeed on their executive director to pull yet more filmmakers together to have a discussion. More about their trials and tribulations in triumph that they make facing. They're making their films and then another journalist. Ah is talking with several other filmmakers but mostly producers who have films in the festival. So you have three opportunities to hear a lot of filmmakers talk together about their processes and Changing. Landscape of this industry. And you mentioned against even Yoon in Minori. You have Kate Winslet, who's playing a paleontologist in 19th, Century England and am a night and in the closing film this It sounds really exciting. Leslie Odom Jr is playing Sam Cooke. In one night in Miami, and that's closing the festival. Tell us a bit more about this film, David why you felt like it was a good a good book end. Yes. So this is a film that's directed by Regina King and written by Kemp Powers, and based on the play of the same name, And on one night in in 1964, after caches, Clay, I think at the age of 22 became the world champion boxer. He went and celebrated in a hotel room with Jim Brown and Sam Cooke and Malcolm X and 54 of them so that the movie imagines the conversations that they would have had that night after an extraordinary amount of research that Kemp ours did..
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"Travel Warning Hurricane A planetary discovery headline. Today's of Vietnam ten. It's great to see you this Wednesday. I'm coral Zeus getting outside this week away from my booked up bookshelf we'll start across the Pacific the US State Department is telling Americans to reconsider any upcoming trips to China into Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of China. There are two main reasons for this according to the United States. The ongoing threat of Covid nineteen and what the US government calls. China's arbitrary enforcement of local laws will explain that tensions are high between the United States and China factors include an ongoing trade dispute controversial Chinese islands in the South China Sea and disagreement over recent events in Hong Kong. says. China has been detaining US citizens in the communist country, sometimes preventing them from leaving it without due process of law. American officials say this is being done for political reasons and that there's no way to find out how long the detention will last according to the new. York Times China has criticized the travel warning saying it's one of the safest places on the planet and that the Chinese mainland hasn't seen any transmissions of corona virus for a month. Thousands of arrests have been made in Hong Kong, over the past year and China has imposed a national security law in the city. This is limited political dissent Hong Kong a place that wants more independence from China. The China says it has ultimate control over twelve people were recently arrested for apparently trying to flee Hong. Kong on a motorboat headed for the island of Taiwan Chinese authorities detain them for illegal border crossing like Hong Kong Taiwan is a place that disputes its status with China. This island twenty three million people is a vibrant democracy that sits just across the sea from the world's largest one party state I met rivers in Taiwan officially known as the Republic of China. And I'm Steven Young in Beijing the capital of what's officially known as the People's Republic of China. This name has existed since one, thousand, nine, hundred, forty, nine when the communists when a brutal civil war and force the previous government to flee to Taiwan. Both sides set up their own governments each claiming to be the only legitimate ruler of the entire Chinese territory and decades of hostility ensued. Don't travel trade or communications between both sides and the threat of military action was a constant presence. But tensions began to ease in the hundred ninety s when Beijing Taipei authorities began a series of meetings and correspondence that deliberately put aside the issue of sovereignty in favor of resolving practical matters. These dialogues pave the way for economic and cultural cooperation businesses from Taiwan have invested billions of dollars here on the mainland the world's most populous country and second largest economy and millions of mainland tourists flocked to Taiwan after direct flights resumed. But still China insists Taiwan as a breakaway province that must be reunited with the mainland by force if necessary since Taiwan became a democracy in the late nineties, cross-strait relations have fluctuated depending on which of the two main political parties is in power on the island bilateral ties warm up when the pullman tongue, the party that favors closer ties with China, Taiwan and relations deteriorate when Taiwan's leader is from the democratic. Progressive Party traditionally supports Taiwan independence. Tensions have been climbing since two thousand, sixteen when the pro. Independence Party's nominee tightening one was elected president. Chinese, President Xi Jinping has hardened his rhetoric and policies towards Taiwan. With analysts seeing increased Chinese military drills near Taiwan many people here are wary of the growing strength and ambitions of their massive neighbor just across the sea fearful that their unique way of life cultivated over the last seven decades maybe under rising threat. Hurricane Sally did not make landfall on Tuesday morning as forecasters initially thought it would and the reason could make the storm's effects worse in some ways as it approached the US Gulf Coast Sally slowed down a lot as Tuesday afternoon. It was still in the Gulf moving toward land at two miles per hour. That's slower than most people walk. The good news is that it didn't get stronger before it's expected landfall on Wednesday. Sally was still a Category One hurricane when we produced this show with sustained wind speeds of eighty miles per hour the bad news is that. It's incredibly slow pace could mean dumps more rain on the places it hits and it appeared Tuesday like it was headed for the state line between Mississippi and Alabama. The forecasters still weren't sure where the hurricanes exact landfall would be the governor's Alabama Louisiana and Mississippi had requested emergency government help is sally approached between ten and thirty inches of rain her possible between Mississippi and the Florida panhandle, and the area was on the lookout for tornadoes is well, this is in addition to the dangerous winds and potential storm surge the seawater blown inland by the approaching Hurricane Sally? Homestead Florida in one, thousand, nine, hundred, ninety, two, Andrew is a name you'll never forget. In two, thousand and five. If you lived in New Orleans Area Katrina, the military started naming storms after their wives, their girlfriends but none of these names were made public. So nineteen fifty everything changed several storms formed out in the Atlantic about the same time. It created a lot of confusion. So the US weather bureau said Okay let's start naming storms and they actually started by using the World War Two alphabet. Able Baker. Charlie dog easy. But this created confusion as well because every year the storm names worth the same. Wasn't until nineteen, seventy, nine that we started alternating male and female names. We recycle that list every six years in the Atlantic Basin we use English Spanish and French names. No storms are named after particular person. In fact, you can't request the storm to be named after you that entire process is handled by the World Meteorological Organization. A storm name will be retired if it is too costly or deadly, and it would be inappropriate to use it in future years. In fact, since nineteen fifty, there have been nearly eighty storm names retired and what happens if we go through all of the storm names? Well, it happened in two thousand and five we ended up going to be Greek out by. Name took a long time to get here but just like each individual name storm tends to have its own personality. Ten. Second Trivia, what is the only terrestrial planet on this list Neptune Saturn Jupiter or Venus? After earth Venus is the second largest terrestrial planet meaning it has a solid rocky surface and atmosphere. It sometimes gets relatively close to Earth. It's almost the same size as earth it's referred to his Earth's twin. Why are we stick a rover on? Venus because its surface is hot enough to melt lead there's a lot that's unknown about Venus. It's a planetary mystery but in an MIT study published in the journal nature, astronomy researchers say they detected a gas on Venus that we also have on earth the gas is phosphene it's flammable toxic and it stinks like a plate of decaying fish with garlic but phosphene gas is produced on earth at least by bacteria that. Don't need oxygen. The kind that exists in swamp sludge and animal guts. So does this mean that something living some kind of bacteria maybe also exists on Venus to produce phosphene scientists say the short answer is no dry and acidic environment that would destroy the forms of life that exist on earth. So how did phosphene get to the other planet theories range from lightning and volcanoes to tiny meteorites and chemical reactions in Venus's clouds but no one knows for sure. So scientists are pushing for more research to be done on Venus to figure out why the gas is there..