Good Night Oppy

The director of the award winning documentary Good Night Oppy, Ryan White) talks with Patrick Stoner about the heart warming 15 year exploration of Mars robot Opportunity

Good Night Oppy

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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Preview: She Said

Carey Mulligan & Zoe Kazan talk with Patrick Stoner about portraying the real life NYTimes reporters who broke the Weinstein scandal. ...

Air Date: November 23, 2022

Good Night Oppy

The director of the award winning documentary Good Night Oppy, Ryan White) talks with Patrick Stoner about the heart warming 15 year expl ...

Air Date: November 16, 2022

The Crown, Season 5

Imelda Staunton, Jonathan Pryce, & Lesley Manville talk with Patrick Stoner about taking over the top royals in the most dramatic sea ...

Air Date: November 9, 2022

Luckiest Girl Alive

Mila Kunis talks with Patrick Stoner about transitioning from comedy to drama. ...

Air Date: November 2, 2022

Armageddon Time

Anne Hathaway & Jeremy Strong talk with Patrick Stoner about playing characters with few life skills during a transitional time for t ...

Air Date: October 26, 2022

The Good Nurse

Eddie Redmayne & Jessica Chastain talk with Patrick Stoner about the value of shooting in unusually dark lighting to create their cha ...

Air Date: October 19, 2022

The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry

Kunal Nayyar & Lucy Hale talk to Patrick Stoner about understanding the book’s characters only while shooting ...

Air Date: October 12, 2022

TÁR

Cate Blanchett talks with Patrick Stoner about the importance of a back story in developing a character & how a favorite pair of pant ...

Air Date: October 5, 2022

The Silent Twins

Letitia Wright & Tamara Lawrance talk with Patrick Stoner about the true story of sisters who silently related only to each other. ...

Air Date: September 28, 2022

A Jazzman’s Blues

Tyler Perry talks with Patrick Stoner about creating a film that dealt with the fear of bigoted danger over a 50 year period that involve ...

Air Date: September 21, 2022

Sidney

Oprah Winfrey & director Reginald Hudlin talk with Patrick Stoner about their documentary on Sidney Poitier & how he “changed e ...

Air Date: September 14, 2022

Five Days at Memorial

Vera Farmiga & Cherry Jones talk with Patrick Stoner about shared reactions to the Katrina disaster & aftermath. ...

Air Date: September 7, 2022

Trying

Esther Smith & Rafe Spall talk with Patrick Stoner about bringing a British style to their comedy about an adopting couple’s misadv ...

Air Date: August 31, 2022

Secret Headquarters

Owen Wilson & Walker Scobell talk with Patrick Stoner about working with digital effects that they see only later. ...

Air Date: August 24, 2022

Mack & Rita

Diane Keaton talks with Patrick Stoner about playing a 30 year old in her own older body. ...

Air Date: August 17, 2022

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