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Jan Chats with Valerie Faris & Jonathan Dayton About their new film ‘Little Miss Sunshine’

Jan Chats with Valerie Faris & Jonathan Dayton About their new film ‘Little Miss Sunshine’ (First Posted in 2006) The ‘Little Miss Sunshine’ team walked out of the 2006 Sundance Film Festival with one of the largest distribution deals in indie history. Now in its ever-expanding general theatrical release, LMS is charming audiences all around the country. Jan […]

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Jan Chats with Andy Trudeau

Jan Chats with Andy Trudeau (First Posted in 2004) Jan Welcome to FILMS FOR TWO®, Andy. Please tell us how you developed your interest in film scores and then how you began doing your annual Oscar broadcasts for National Public Radio (NPR)? How did all this come about? Andy I was a rock-n-roller in my […]

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Jan Chats with Linda Sunshine

Jan Chats with Linda Sunshine (First Posted in 2002) JLH (Jan Lisa Huttner):  Did you always want to be in publishing? LS (Linda Sunshine):  Working with books was all I ever wanted to do. I went to Ithaca College in upstate NY, & I got a job @ Crown Books right after college, & I […]

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Jan Chats with Maggie Renzi

Jan Chats with Maggie Renzi (First Posted in 2002) If you’re a John Sayles fan, perhaps you’ve asked yourself how this huge, muscular guy has both the interest and the skill to create such complicated, multi-dimensional characters as the women in BABY IT’S YOU, LIMBO, LONE STAR, MATEWAN, PASSION FISH, and now SUNSHINE STATE. Like […]

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Jan Chats with Mark Noller, Beloved Organist at Chicago’s Music Box Theater

Jan Chats with Mark Noller, Beloved Organist at Chicago’s Music Box Theater (First Posted in 2003) Jan:  Tell us about yourself, Mark. Are you a Chicago native? Mark:  Born & raised in Chicago! I attended a Chicago grammar school & then CVS (Chicago Vocational High School). I grew up in a Chicago neighborhood that was […]

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The Celluloid Ceiling (2002): Jan chats with Martha Lauzen

Jan chats with Martha Lauzen: The Celluloid Ceiling (2002) (First Posted in 2003) Jan: Why did you begin to study the Celluloid Ceiling, Martha?  Martha: We started this line of research about a decade ago at San Diego State University. There was a lot of press coverage at the time suggesting that women had finally […]

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