Aretha Franklin: Queen of Soul Dies at 76

“Queen of Soul” Aretha Franklin the singer who reigned atop the pop and R&B charts in the late ’60s and early ’70s with a succession of albums and singles of unparalleled power and emotional depth, has died. She was 76.

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Directed by Matthew Weiner. Starring Aaron Eckhart, Kathryn Hahn, and Christina Hendricks. The series premieres on Amazon Prime on October 12, 2018.

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Aretha Franklin: Queen of Soul Dies at 76

“Queen of Soul” Aretha Franklin the singer who reigned atop the pop and R&B charts in the late ’60s and early ’70s with a succession of albums and singles of unparalleled power and emotional depth, has died. She was 76.

Bad Seed, The: Interview with Director and Star Rob Lowe

I was sent the script as an actor. And I felt like I really liked the script, but I had a very specific vision of the tone and how I wanted it to go. And I felt like at the end of the day it would just be easier if I directed it myself instead of hoping that someone had that kind of vision.

Insatiable: Interview with Debby Ryan, Star of Netflix Controversial Series

What was captivating to me about it and drew me to it which is that it’s so wild and so campy but all of that is earned with such conviction and honesty and truth–Debby Ryan

BlacKkKlansman: Interview with Director Spike Lee

The white actors had problems saying the ‘N word, and I had to make them understand that it wasn’t them doing it, it was their characters–Spike Lee