Lou Llobell in Foundation
Foundation
Foundation

Welcome to Flicks, a WHYY program devoted to exploring the latest creations from Hollywood. Each week, WHYY film critic Patrick Stoner provides up-to-the-minute coverage of top films, stars and moviemakers. Stoner’s signature programs — the three-minute Flicks, capturing interviews with the stars and the one-minute Quick Pics offering the week’s “best bets” — appear on dozens of PBS stations nationwide each week. At this site, you can view Patrick’s latest interview as well as interviews from the Flicks archives.

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Old Henry

Preview: Old Henry

Tim Blake Nelson talks with Patrick Stoner about creating a fantasy western as both star & executive producer. ...

Air Date: October 20, 2021

Lou Llobell in Foundation

Foundation

Stars of the AppleTV+ series talk with Patrick Stoner about working in the mammoth science fiction world of Issac Asimov. ...

Air Date: October 13, 2021

Billy Bob Thornton in Goliath

Goliath

Billy Bob Thornton talks with Patrick Stoner about his award winning role in “Goliath” & his breakthrough role in “Sling Blade ...

Air Date: October 6, 2021

Many Saints of Newark

The Many Saints of Newark

Michael Gandolfini & Alessandro Nivola talk with Patrick Stoner about David Chase’s prequel to The Sopranos. ...

Air Date: September 29, 2021

Tom Ellis and Lauren German in Lucifer

Lucifer

Tom Ellis & Lauren German talk with Patrick Stoner about the hit Netflix series in its last season & how it transformed from a ...

Air Date: September 22, 2021

Gerard Butler in Copshop

Copshop

Gerard Butler & Alexis Louder talk with Patrick Stoner about director Joe Carnahan creating character interaction inside of a thrill ...

Air Date: September 15, 2021

Oscar Issac in The Card Counter

The Card Counter

Oscar Issac talks with Patrick Stoner about the director’s use of long takes without fast cutting in order to bring tension slowly to a ...

Air Date: September 8, 2021

Sean Penn and Dylan Penn in Flag Day

Flag Day

Sean Penn, star and director, and costar Dylan Penn talk about their preference for old school dramatic films. ...

Air Date: September 1, 2021

Michael Keaton in The Protege

The Protege

Michael Keaton talks with Patrick Stoner about needing less takes to get it right as he’s grown older. ...

Air Date: August 25, 2021

Joe Keery in Free Guy

Free Guy

Joe Keery, the young costar with Ryan Reynolds, talks with Patrick Stoner about mixing real sets with elaborate digital creations in an i ...

Air Date: August 18, 2021

Hugh Jackman in Reminiscence

Reminiscence

Hugh Jackman talks with Patrick Stoner about his challenge playing a romantically obsessed man in a sci-fi future. ...

Air Date: August 11, 2021

Jason Sudeikis in Ted Lasso

Ted Lasso

Jason Sudeikis, the creator and star of the award winning series — in its second season — talks with Patrick Stoner about how he buck ...

Air Date: August 4, 2021

Lily James in The Pursuit of Love

The Pursuit of Love

Emily Mortimer, the actress turned director, talks with Patrick Stoner about adapting a 1945 novel with modern and anachronistic elements ...

Air Date: July 29, 2021

M. Night Shyamalan directing

Old

M. Night Shyamalan talks about the unique casting process for the film & his fear as he watches his parents grow old. ...

Air Date: July 21, 2021

The Boss Baby: Family Business

The Boss Baby: Family Business

Alec Baldwin talks with Patrick Stoner about his transformation from a well known dramatic actor to a comedic actor. ...

Air Date: July 14, 2021

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