Arts Express: Anthony Hopkins Talks Red 2

Red 2: Interview With Anthony Hopkins. Considered one of the greatest living actors and still commanding the screen at 75 years old, the incomparable Anthony Hopkins has played everyone from the dreaded Hannibal Lecter in Silence Of The Lambs, to Richard Nixon, Charles Dickens, Othello, Picasso, Quasimodo, George Washington, John Quincy Adams, Alfred Hitchcock, Adolf Hitler and Yitzhak Rabin.

Now he returns to the screen in yet another intriguing and surprising role, as an enigmatic mad scientist in the espionage satire sequel, Red 2.

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The Hot Flashes and Finding The Words: A Conversation With Virginia Madsen.

The Academy Award nominated actress for Alexander Payne’s Sideways feels that issues around menopause should matter, both on and off screen. And she’s on the line to Arts Express to talk about just that, with Dr. Ricki Pollycove.

Along with discussing her upcoming movie, The Hot Flashes. Directed by Susan Seidelman – best known for directing Madonna in Desperately Seeking Susan and inaugurating Sex And The City on television – and starring Madsen, Brooke Shields, Daryl Hannah and Wanda Sykes. As a collection of feisty older women not into being sidelined in sports because of their age.

Counterculture Colophon: Grove Press, The Evergreen Review, And The Incorporation of The Avant Garde. A dialogue with the author.

What was the world like before the digital age? Phoning in to Arts Express to talk about the last generation that actually still read books in the last century, and the impact of Grove Press on that ‘paperback revolution,’ is author Loren Glass. Pondering as well Grove and the New Left, the sexual revolution, The Freedom Of Information Act and censorship, and changing the face of cultural history.

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Prairie Miller
Prairie Miller is a New York multimedia journalist online, in print and radio, who reviews movies and conducts in-depth interviews. She can also be heard on WBAI/Pacifica National Radio Network's Arts Express.