Cast of the Secret Society of Royals
Secret Society of Second Born Royals
Secret Society of Second Born Royals

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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Evan Rachel Wood in Kajillionaire

Preview: Kajillionaire

Evan Rachel Wood talks with Patrick Stoner about needing an extensive back story to play an emotionally wounded woman who shows little on ...

Air Date: September 23, 2020

Cast of the Secret Society of Royals

Secret Society of Second Born Royals

Skylar Astin & Peyton Elizabeth Lee talk with Patrick Stoner about a film aimed at a younger audience & how they got involved i ...

Air Date: September 16, 2020

Director Charlie Kaufman talking to actress Jessie Buckley

I'm Thinking of Ending Things

Charlie Kaufman (writer/director) and his two stars talk with Patrick Stoner about playing in a reality that is not made known to the aud ...

Air Date: September 9, 2020

David John Washington in Tenet

Tenet

John David Washington stars in Christopher Nolan’s blockbuster & talks to Patrick Stoner about creating the protagonist, including ...

Air Date: September 1, 2020

Actress Paula Bell looking confused in a screen from TV show,

Mapleworth Murders

John Lutz & Paula Pell talk with Patrick Stoner about their Quibi spoof of Midsomer Murders & other British mysteries. ...

Air Date: August 26, 2020

An American Pickle

Seth Rogen talks with Patrick Stoner about the complicated process of playing two roles opposite each other in his fish out of water come ...

Air Date: August 19, 2020

Hilary Swank in Netflix space series

Away

Hilary Swank stars in the Netflix space series and talks with Patrick Stoner about the complicated technical challenges and her belief th ...

Air Date: August 12, 2020

Katie Holmes in

The Secret: Dare to Dream

Katie Holmes talks with Patrick Stoner about underplaying her starring role & the need for positivity in this pandemic environment. ...

Air Date: August 5, 2020

Unhinged (Russell Crowe)

Unhinged (Russell Crowe)

The award winning actor talks with Patrick Stoner about playing a deeply disturbed character in “Unhinged” without the usual onscreen ...

Air Date: July 22, 2020

Greyhound (Tom Hanks)

Greyhound (Tom Hanks)

The Oscar winning actor talks with Patrick Stoner about starring in “Greyhound” after writing the script to use only visuals to captu ...

Air Date: July 8, 2020

Artemis Foul

Artemis Fowl (Eoin Colfer)

The author of the best selling books about young boy who fights evil fairies talked with Patrick Stoner about the Irishness in “Artemis ...

Air Date: July 1, 2020

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