Genre: Biography, Documentary
Premise: Film critic Elvis Mitchell sits down with actors and filmmakers for engaging chat sessions about their inspirations and, in some cases, obsessions, with guests including Joan Allen, Richard Gere, Sydney Pollack, Bill Murray, Laurence Fishburne and Quentin Tarantino. When they're not promoting a new film, Mitchell points out, there's an opportunity to get actors and filmmakers to offer insights into what they connect to, what they like and don't like, and how those things influence their careers and lives.
S01, E06 (First Aired: Nov. 14, 2008)
Actress Joan Allen discusses influential movies.