In this series, Team FC scours the best of the internet every week to bring you a list of great reads, watches and more, from the world of film and entertainment.
VJs: The Original Influencers (An Interview)
The influencers of the millennial generation: video jockeys who got their first gigs (and fame) working at MTV or Channel [V]! DeadAnt rounded up a few of them for an interview: Anu Menon, José Covaco, Manish Anand, Cyrus Sahukar, Yudhistir Urs, and Gaurav Kapur.
How Minari’s Oscar Nominee Yuh-Jung Youn Built Her ‘Bridge Between Korea and America’
Variety interviews seventy-three-year-old Yuh-Jung Youn, the veteran Korean actress who has come to global attention for her performance in Minari. She has won a BAFTA, a SAG and a Critics’ Choice Award for her work in the film, and is also nominated for an Oscar. You can read the interview here.
What If King Kong Had Smoother Stop-Motion?
What if the 1933 version of King Kong, the originator of the mythical giant gorilla, didn’t have such choppy stop-motion animation for its scenes featuring Kong and other creatures? In this video, YouTube software channel CaptRobau uses an AI program to see what a scene from the film might look like ‘cleaned up’.
Catherine Zeta-Jones Is Enjoying Herself
New Yorker writer Rachel Syme interviews Catherine Zeta-Jones about her work, her husband, her career, her perfume, her trench coat and a lot else besides. You can read the interview here.
The Top 10 Film Performances of 2020
The film history channel Be Kind Rewind on YouTube put out a video on the top 10 performances of 2020. Such lists are meant for furious argument, so allow us to provoke by saying this list does not include Amanda Seyfried in Mank or Vanessa Kirby in Pieces of a Woman.