FC Recommends: The Best Stories And Videos On Entertainment On The Internet Right Now, Film Companion

In a new series, every week Team FC scours the best of the internet to bring you a list of great reads, watches and more, from the world of film and entertainment.

LA Times Actors’ Roundtable

The LA Times‘s Oscar-season actors’ roundtable (filmed virtually via Zoom) gathers Riz Ahmed, Delroy Lindo, George Clooney, Steven Yeun and Gary Oldman to discuss acting, the feeling of being a fake, and the passing of Chadwick Boseman.

The Secret of Shreya Ghoshal’s Success: ‘Don’t Calculate, Go With the Flow’

An interview with Shreya Ghoshal, in which she responds to questions about her new single, ‘Angana Morey’, which she wrote and composed herself, as well as commenting on her most underrated songs and remembering the many music directors she’s worked with. You can read it here.

#TooMuchDemocracy: Nakuul Mehta and Ajay Singh Recite Hindi Poetry

In India’s first Hindi Poetry Special, Nakuul Mehta and Ajay Singh attempt to evaluate the state of our democracy through a series of poems on major events and ideas that shaped the world in 2020, a very critical year for our planet and our country.

MUBI Notebook Primer on ’80s Musicals

This essay from MUBI’s daily film publication, Notebook, is a detailed introduction to Hollywood musicals from an era not famed for its musical filmmaking: the eighties. Writer Cristina Cacioppo examines films like The Rocky Horror Picture ShowUnder the Cherry Moon and Fame. You can read the piece here.

A VFX Artist Answers VFX-related Questions

In this video from Wired, Todd Vaziri, an accomplished visual effects artist who worked on Black Widow and Captain America: Winter Soldier, answers some of Twitter’s burning questions about visual effects. What movies have some of the best VFX ever? Why does The Mandalorian look so good? How come Jurassic Park still holds its own today?

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