FROM Keanu Reeves
Keanu Reeves Keanu Reeves has been busy. He's branching out beyond acting these days, even as he continues to get work as an actor. He just finished principal photography on his directorial debut, Man of Tai Chi, and he's produced the documentary Side by Side which is now available on VOD through Tribeca Film. In that movie Reeves interviews top tier talent in filmmaking today. Christopher Nolan, Danny Boyle, Martin Scorsese, James Cameron, George Lucas, David Fincher, David Lynch, Steven Soderbergh and more reflect on the digital revolution and their feelings about shooting on film versus digital. What they say may surprise you. Plus, Reeves reveals he'd be interested in doing another Bill and Ted movie.
Hua Hsu: A Floating Chinaman Author Hua Hsu stops by to discuss his book A Floating Chinaman, recounting the life of 1930's actor/writer H.T. Tsiang and his struggles entering the American literary world.
Farewell LA freeways, Peter Shire is back Angelenos don't want more freeways but we seem not to want mass transit either. Metro has killed the 710 freeway extension, and bus and train ridership is down across the region. What's the future of getting around in LA? And, Peter Shire is having a comeback. What attracts a new generation to his playful ceramics and furniture?
Industry insights and lessons learned from memorable guests We have interesting guests on The Business, and sometimes our conversations are too long to fit into one show. This week we give you stories that were too good to leave on the cutting room floor, including some sharp insights on making it in the industry from David Mandel, David Simon, Shawn Levy and Matt Reeves.