Todd Gilchrist

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Director Gavin Hood on Challenges and Rewards of Making "Ender's Game"

Thu, February 13th, 2014 | Category: TV/Film

Filmmaker Gavin Hood speaks with SPINOFF about the complexities of Orson Scott Card's celebrated novel, and creating an adult movie for young viewers.

"Ender’s Game" Actor Moises Arias Talks Character and Moving From TV to Film

Wed, February 12th, 2014 | Category: TV/Film

Following breakout roles in "The Kings of Summer" and "Ender's Game" Moises Arias spoke with SPINOFF about the evolution of his career.

"RoboCop" Director Jose Padilha on Updating Verhoeven's Sci-Fi Classic

Wed, February 12th, 2014 | Category: TV/Film

Jose Padilha discusses how he reimagined Paul Verhoeven’s 1987 capitalist satire by embracing 21st-century concerns.

SPINOFF REVIEW: "The LEGO Movie" Entertains and Inspires

Fri, February 7th, 2014 | Category: TV/Film

Though it could have been a mere advertisement, 'The LEGO Movie" inspires individuality and creativity while proving to be undeniably enjoyable to watch.

Lord & Miller Construct "The LEGO Movie," Dispel "MOTU" Rumors

Thu, February 6th, 2014 | Category: TV/Film

"The LEGO Movie" directors discuss their film with SPINOFF, and how proud they are to be attached to the (false) "Masters of the Universe" movie rumor.

13 Minutes Of "300: Rise Of An Empire" Screened For Fans

Wed, February 5th, 2014 | Category: TV/Film

Warner Bros. shared brand new footage from its "300" prequel at an event in ten cities across the U.S., and CBR News was there to share the experience.

Evans on Old-School Values, Modern Realities in "Captain America: The Winter Soldier"

Thu, January 30th, 2014 | Category: TV/Film

Chris Evans discusses Steve Rogers's continuing battle to adjust to the modern world -- and a new costume -- in "Captain America: The Winter Soldier."

Keaton Recalls How Claustrophobia, Tight Rubber Suit Defined His Batman

Thu, January 23rd, 2014 | Category: TV/Film

While promoting "Robocop," Michael Keaton recalled how the impossibly tight rubber costume helped him get to the core of his Batman.

"Bad Grandpa" Director Jeff Tremaine on Pranks, Plot and the Future of "Jackass"

Thu, January 23rd, 2014 | Category: TV/Film

Director of the, yes, Oscar-nominated "Bad Grandpa," the "Jackass" co-creator talks with SPINOFF about the film's unprecedented challenges.

Kevin Costner Reflects on His Career, Mentors and "Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit"

Sat, January 18th, 2014 | Category: TV/Film

Academy Award winner Kevin Costner discusses playing Chris Pine's supervisor, his 30 years in Hollywood, and the role Sean Connery played in his career.

Chris Pine Talks Action, Chemistry & Stepping Into Jack Ryan’s Shoes

Fri, January 17th, 2014 | Category: TV/Film

"Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit" star Chris Pine discusses performing stunts, working with Keira Knightley and the right approach to the title character.

SPINOFF REVIEW: What "The Nut Job" Lacks in Wit, It Tries to Make Up For in Fart Jokes

Thu, January 16th, 2014 | Category: TV/Film

Relying on far too many old chestnuts, the animated "Nut Job" is so uninspired that even the voice cast seems bored.

Kenneth Branagh on Giving Spy Game a New Twist in "Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit"

Thu, January 16th, 2014 | Category: TV/Film

Director and co-star Kenneth Branagh spoke with SPINOFF about the challenges, and pleasures, of updating Jack Ryan for "Shadow Recruit."

H. Jon Benjamin Answers All of Your Burning Questions About "Archer"

Mon, January 13th, 2014 | Category: TV/Film

"Archer" star H. Jon Benjamin discusses what makes Sterling Archer tick, the challenges of voice acting and how much he enjoys crying.

"Paranormal Activity" Stars Reveal How They Got "Marked"

Sat, January 11th, 2014 | Category: TV/Film

Andrew Jacobs, Jorge Diaz and Gabrielle Walsh discuss leaping into the "Paranormal Activity" franchise, revealed behind-the-scenes details about how the films are made and more.

Director on Getting "Paranormal Activity" "Back on Track" With "The Marked Ones"

Fri, January 10th, 2014 | Category: TV/Film

Writer/director Christopher Landon talks with SPINOFF about how the "Paranormal Activity" franchise makes a course correction with the "The Marked Ones."

SPINOFF REVIEW: Cliched "Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones" Still Delivers Scares

Mon, January 6th, 2014 | Category: TV/Film

Writer/director Christopher Landon doesn't break new ground in the fifth installment of the franchise, but occasionally catches the audience off guard.

SPINOFF: The 10 Most-Underrated Movies of 2013

Fri, January 3rd, 2014 | Category: TV/Film

As we kick off 2014, SPINOFF looks back at the 10 most-overlooked films of last year, from "Dear Mr. Watterson" to "Only God Forgives" to "You're Next."

SPINOFF REVIEW: "Wolf of Wall Street" Tells Intoxicating Tale of Success, Excess

Thu, December 26th, 2013 | Category: TV/Film

Martin Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio reteam for the enthralling true-life story of a stock broker driven to build his fortune by destroying the dreams of others.

SPINOFF REVIEW: "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty" Should Remain a Secret

Mon, December 23rd, 2013 | Category: TV/Film

The reworking of James Thurber's celebrated short story substitutes superficial set pieces for emotional meaning.