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It’s rare for a film to make one swell with pride about something he or she had no direct hand in, but “The Farthest” accomplishes that feat with aplomb. That said, it’s not exactly surprising that Emer Reynolds’ documentary pulls off such an exceptional deed, given that its subject is one of mankind’s greatest achievements: Voyager 1 and 2, the spacecraft that Nasa launched in 1977 on a “grand tour” of our solar system’s remote planets, and the vast stretches of interstellar space that lay beyond. Boasting traditional non-fiction aesthetics as graceful as its story is chills-inducing, “The Farthest” should be an ideal sight to see on a New York or Los Angeles theatrical big-screen this Friday, before subsequently arriving on PBS on August 23 in a shorter form.
Reynolds amasses everyone who was anyone on the Voyager operation, crafting a comprehensive firsthand account of the scientific effort that went into the project (“the big mission” of »
- Nick Schager
Author: Stefan Pape
To mark the release of Beauty and the Beast – which hits cinemas across the UK on March 17th, we had the pleasure of sitting down to discuss the project with two of its stars, Audra McDonald (Madame Garderobe) and Stanley Tucci (Maestro Cadenza), as they discuss the joys in shooting this live-action reimagining of such a classic animation.
Stanley describes his role, which is a brand new creation, while the pair discuss the pertinence of Disney movies, carrying the weight of the original film’s legacy, and the relationships their own kids have with movies they star in.
When providing vocals are you able to enjoy the movie back more so like an audience member would? Are you able to detach yourself a little more than you’re able to when watching yourself on screen?
Stanley Tucci: It’s always good not to see yourself, that’s a great thing. »
- Stefan Pape
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