Mary Beth McAndrews

Mary Beth McAndrews thinks found footage is good and will fight you if you say otherwise. When she's not writing, she's searching for Mothman with her two cats. Follow her on Twitter @mbmcandrews. (She/Her)
Found Footage and Truth: Dashcam

How a New Wave of Found Footage Films Are Tackling Truth

By Mary Beth McAndrews 

With three big titles in found footage coming soon, the format is more important than ever in interrogating our understanding of truth.

The Women of Ted Lasso: Keeley And Rebecca

Hannah Waddingham and Juno Temple on the Friendship at the Heart of ‘Ted Lasso’

By Mary Beth McAndrews 

Hannah Waddingham and Juno Temple, the two female stars of ‘Ted Lasso,’ are best friends both on and off-screen.

Dune Chalamet

‘Dune’ Was a Dream for Timothée Chalamet and His Hair

By Mary Beth McAndrews 

Denis Villeneuve and Timothée Chalamet discuss working together on the sci-fi epic.

Shang Chi Simu Liu

Simu Liu Did His Best Will Hunting in Order to Play Marvel’s Shang-Chi

By Mary Beth McAndrews 

Between a powerful line read and a skillful backflip, the actor charmed director Destin Daniel Cretton.

Michael Gandolfini As Tony Soprano

The “Miraculous” Performance of Michael Gandolfini as Young Tony Soprano

By Mary Beth McAndrews 

Michael Gandolfini was extremely nervous to step into his late father’s shoes in the ‘Sopranos’ prequel ‘The Many Saints of Newark,’ but David Chase says he’s incredible.

Brand New Cherry Flavor Kittens

Puking Up Kittens and Serving Up Sweet Revenge: The Nightmarish World of ‘Brand New Cherry Flavor’

By Mary Beth McAndrews 

The creators and star of the Netflix series know how to get our attention.

Nine Perfect Strangers Michael Shannon

Confronting the Horror and Comedy of Grief in ‘Nine Perfect Strangers’

By Mary Beth McAndrews 

When Michael Shannon first joined the project, he was very uncomfortable with his character’s reaction to death.

Maggie Q In The Protege

Maggie Q on Her Sexual Chemistry with Michael Keaton in ‘The Protégé’

By Mary Beth McAndrews 

Just two months after major back surgery, Maggie Q was ready to get back in action for Martin Campbell’s latest.

Candyman 2021

The Cycles of Violence That Haunt Nia DaCosta’s ‘Candyman’

By Mary Beth McAndrews 

Candyman is more than a hook and a swarm of bees.