Entering The Discourse

Entering the Discourse is a thrice-weekly column in which Mary Beth McAndrews digs into who is saying what about new releases and upcoming projects.

Browse the Entering the Discourse archives below

Maggie Q In The Protege

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


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’


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

The Night House Rebecca Hall

How to Kiss a Ghost


Rebecca Hall talks about improvising a romantic encounter with a spirit for ‘The Night House.’

Midnight Mass Rahul Kohli Excitement

Get Excited for ‘Midnight Mass’


After ten years, Mike Flanagan’s passion project is finally coming to Netflix. Here’s what he and actor Rahul Kohli have to say about why it’s such an exciting series.

Kate Movie Netflix Mary Elizabeth Winstead

Netflix’s ‘Kate’ is Different Than Most Female Led Action Movies


Mary Elizabeth Winstead explains that her titular character is scary and angry and has nothing left to lose.

Knives Out Shot By Shot

Why ‘Knives Out 2’ Could Be Even Better Than ‘Knives Out’


According to the actor, ‘Knives Out 2’ is better than ‘Knives Out’ and features even more colorful and eccentric characters.

Stillwater Movie

Amanda Knox Responds to Being the Inspiration for ‘Stillwater’


Knox addresses what it means to have her story cut apart and retold without her consent.

Nicolas Cage and Brandy in Pig

Nicolas Cage and the “Magic” of Working with an Actual Pig in ‘Pig’


Cage and Alex Wolff describe what it was like working with their co-star Brandy the pig.

James Wan Malignant

James Wan’s ‘Malignant’ is a Mix of Dario Argento, Brian De Palma, and ‘Frozen’


The filmmaker makes a strange comparison between his giallo-inspired latest and the Disney animated feature.