Collider Conversations

Unique celebrity interviews with the staff of Collider. Join us each week as the biggest stars and unique personalities around the internet sit down to discuss their lives and careers. Hosts include Mark Reilly, Perri Nemiroff, Kristian Harloff and Steve Weintraub.


Collider Conversations

The Deep Cut - Apollo 11 Director Todd Douglas Miller Reveals the Journey to the Moon Landing

On this episode of The Deep Cut, host John Rocha welcomes APOLLO 11 director Todd Douglas Miller to discuss the making of his landmark documentary celebrating the 50th anniversary of the moon landing. He discusses what it was like working with NASA and the families of astronauts Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, and Michael Collins to bring real authenticity to the film. John and Todd also discuss how Todd came on to the project, what he learned about the moon landing and himself during this process, what narrative film techniques he used to make the film, and what he hopes the documentary accomplishes. It's an engaging, fun, and comprehensive interview with a director who has created one of the greatest and unique documentaries about the space program ever made.

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00:58:06 7/19/2019

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On this episode of The Deep Cut, host John Rocha welcomes the CEO of the Pro Wrestling Sheet Ryan Satin to the show. The two men discuss how Ryan created the Pro Wrestling Sheet after his time at TMZ, what responsibility he feels for the outrage culture on social media nowadays, and what lessons he's learned from both experiences that he's trying to implement into his life today. Also, Ryan opens up about what obstacles he overcame to create the site, why he enjoys doing the RAW and Smackdown preview shows with Rocha, and what his ultimate goals are for the site now that Collider has purchased it and professional wrestling is becoming a bigger business worldwide again. Give this one a listen if you're looking for a little motivation in your life to create something against all odds or if you just enjoy some pro wrestling talk. It's an engaging, energetic, and fun interview with a journalist who is building his own legacy in the world of professional wrestling.

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01:02:20 7/12/2019

Welcome to Episode 49 of The Reilly Roundtable! (SPOILERS!) This week, Reilly welcomes in his #RuleOfTwo co-host Marc Fernandez to get geeky over the latest Spider-Man movie, Far From Home, and to discuss what that bombshell ending means for our friendly neighborhood Spider-Man. So many great moments in the movie, Reilly and Fernandez will break it down (SPOILERS!) plus look to that ending to determine what is next for the web-crawler and the MCU. #TheReillyRoundtable is now on the Collider Conversations Podcastone Feed and drops every Thursday!

01:06:18 7/11/2019

Welcome to Episode 47 of The Reilly Roundtable! This week, Reilly welcomes in David Fickas and Brice Beckham, co-founders of the production company Drama to the show! David and Brice have been working in Hollywood since 1994, creating such content as live showcases known as ASS (Another Showcase Showdown), which led to a series on VH1, viral shorts, scripts with Fast and Furious director Justin Lin and a lot more. We discuss their rise in Hollywood, what it's like to share an office with Rian Johnson and so much more. #TheReillyRoundtable is now on the Collider Conversations Podcastone Feed and drops every Thursday!

01:09:41 7/4/2019

On this episode of The Deep Cut, host John Rocha welcomes Executive Producer, showrunner, and Futurama Writer Eric Rogers to the show. The two men discuss the WGA vs ATA battle that is being waged right now in the industry. They get knee deep into the particulars of what sparked this war, what both sides are fighting for, and what new, unintended repercussions the actions from both sides have created. Rogers talks about his own experience as a union writer watching this struggle carry on over the last few months, what his thoughts are about his union and if the industry will ever go back to the way it was after this battle is resolved. This is an engaging, informative and poignant interview that will give you a window into what is happening behind the scenes with your favorite writers and your favorite shows. If you're an observer of the industry and if you're an up and coming writer with goals of working in this business, this one is a MUST listen.

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01:03:55 7/3/2019
Nicolas Winding Refn Interview Too Old To Die Young Nicolas Winding Refn makes his streaming debut wth Too Old to Die Young, the new Amazon series that gives the filmmaker a 13-hour platform to weave another slick and cynical tapestry of the Los Angeles criminal underground. Miles Teller stars as an L.A. cop who starts moonlighting as a hired assassin. Too Old to Die Young is Refn to the bone, alight with his signature stylings and perverse narrative fascinations, and with the full series now streaming on Amazon, it was a hoot to welcome the filmmaker into the Collider studio for an in-depth chat about the project and his jump into streaming. During the wide-ranging chat, Refn discussed the challenges of executing a 10-month shoot and what he does when he goes "cuckoo" in the process, why he recruited comic legend Ed Brubaker to help him write the scripts, why he's so passionate about streaming and why it was the right medium for this project, why he considers Too Old to Die Young a "13-hour movie" rather than a TV series, why he values polarization in art, why he hasn't directed a studio film but still wants to do Batgirl, and a lot more. Watch what he had to say in the interview above and check out a full list of what we discussed below. More from Collider ? ? ??Breaking News: ??Movie News & Analysis: ??Collider Live: ??Video Games: ??Sports: ?????Pro Wrestling: Search "Collider" on iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher, PodcastOne, or wherever you get your podcasts for audio versions of your favorite shows plus original series covering movies, television, sports, gaming and more!
00:31:00 7/1/2019

On this episode of The Deep Cut, host John Rocha welcomes actor Himesh Patel, the star of Danny Boyle's new movie about a world without The Beatles, Yesterday. The two men discuss Patel's career, what the process was for getting cast in the film, what he learned about The Beatles during the process of making the movie, and what he took away from this experience with Danny Boyle. John and Himesh also discuss his groundbreaking work on Eastenders, his drive to create new and interesting characters devoid of Asian stereotypes, and what excites him about his upcoming projects, including The Aeronauts and The Luminaries. An especially fun, engaging, and poignant interview with a burgeoning star in the world of acting. Get to know Himesh Patel here and go see Yesterday in theaters now to watch his work in action!

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00:45:24 6/28/2019

On this episode of The Deep Cut, host John Rocha welcomes Star Wars pundit, Schmoedown announcer and now....AUTHOR Ken Napzok to talk about his new book,

Why We Love Star Wars: The Great Moments That Built A Galaxy Far, Far Away. Ken talks about what motivated his love of Star Wars and what motivated him to write the book. He goes into what he learned about his much beloved franchise while writing the book and what characters he learned to reappreciate as he went along in the process. Rocha and Napzok also revisit his youth to see where the genesis of his love of Star Wars was born and how that shaped his life....after he stopped getting beat up for it! It's a fun, engaging, and wide open conversation between two friends about the greatest space opera franchise ever and the extensive book of essays it inspired from Ken Napzok. To buy this book, click on this link:

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00:51:18 6/21/2019

On this episode of Collider Ladies Night, Perri Nemiroff sits down with Wild Rose star Jessie Buckley to talk about her journey from the reality TV show I'd Do Anything to delivering a phenomenal performance in Wild Rose.

00:44:10 6/20/2019

On this episode of The Deep Cut with John Rocha, John welcomes actor, producer, director and cultural icon Don Johnson to the show. They discuss his new movie Vault which debuts this weekend, his experience working on the Watchmen with his onetime employee Damon Lindelof and working with Rian Johnson on the upcoming Knives Out. Rocha and Johnson also explore Don's thoughts on the legacy of Miami Vice and his character Sonny Crockett and how much he enjoyed his work on Nash Bridges. They reveal which of these shows might be getting a sequel and not a "reboot". They also take a few moments to dive deep into Johnson's process as an actor and what kind of work he does to prepare to play a role in any film or TV show. Truly some illuminating stuff here, people.

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00:54:08 6/14/2019

Welcome to Episode 47 of The Reilly Roundtable! This week, Reilly goes to his stand-by when there's Superman news - John Rocha - to discuss the rumor that WB is in fact moving forward without Henry Cavill as Superman/Clark Kent. They also discuss what the fallout will be and who should possibly be recast. #TheReillyRoundtable is now on the Collider Conversations Podcastone Feed and drops every Thursday!

00:56:45 6/13/2019

It's a case nightmares are made of. We've got your sneak peek into the new true-crime series, 22 Hours: An American Nightmare. It's the frightening story of a D.C. power couple, their 10-year-old son, and housekeeper who were held hostage, tortured, and brutally murdered inside their burning D.C. mansion. You won't believe what happened during those last 22 hours alive, and the shocking trail of evidence that led police to the killer! Did he have help? Hear from key witnesses who reveal never-before heard details. Will this investigation lead to the release of newly-discovered and confidential audio recordings so the public can hear the trial for the first time ever? Listen to the first episode now:

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00:12:00 6/12/2019

On this episode of Collider Ladies Night, Perri Nemiroff sits down with Always Be My Maybe director Nahnatchka Khan to discuss making her feature directorial debut, working with Netflix, making the move from 20th Century Fox to Universal, and so much more!

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00:44:35 6/7/2019

This week on The Deep Cut with John Rocha, John welcomes Joe Talbot and Jimmie Fails the director and star of The Last Black Man in San Francisco. The A24 film, which is Talbot's feature film directorial debut, follows the story of Jimmie Fails? and it is based on his real-life story as well. Fails (starring as himself) and his friend Montgomery (Jonathan Majors) make their weekly pilgrimage across San Francisco to Jimmie's dream home and imagine what life would be like if this neighborhood had never changed. When they realize the house's current owners have moved out, Jimmie decides to recreate the home his family once had. As he struggles to reconnect with his family and reconstruct the community he longs for, Jimmie's domestic aspirations blind him to reality. The Last Black Man in San Francisco won multiple awards at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival, including Best Directing and a Special Jury Award for Creative Collaboration. The film has an approval rating of 92% on Rotten Tomatoes with 24 reviews following its sole outing. Talbot and Fails sit discuss how the film came to be, how their lifelong relationship shaped the film, their thoughts on gentrification, how African American culture is lost or destroyed in a rush to gentrify cities and what the films has to say about it. It's truly a fantastic conversation with two artists at the start of very promising careers in the world of Film. Tweet at us and let us know what you thought of the show.

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00:49:12 6/6/2019

Haleigh Foutch sits down with Neil Gaiman to discuss Good Omens, finally getting his passion project made, keeping Terry Pratchett's spirit alive in the Amazon Series, the heavenly chemistry between Michael Sheen's Aziraphale and David Tennant's Crowley, what he mined from the unwritten sequel book, and why you shouldn't expect a second season. 

00:23:33 5/31/2019

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