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Dylan O'Brien in "The Maze Runner"

Running the Maze with Dylan O'Brien

By Fred Topel | Sep 29
At 23, Dylan O'Brien is finding himself at a movie franchise. EDGE spoke to the young actor about starring in "The Maze Runner," the hit adventure film based on another YA franchise.

FAA Approves Drone Use for TV and Movie Production

Sep 26
This is the first time the FAA has allowed the commercial use of drones in the U.S. and sets a precedent. Jeff Pegues reports.

A scene from 'Pride'

Fall Movie Preview :: Spotlight on 14 New Releases

By Mike Halterman | Sep 26
After a slow summer, Hollywood is mixing things up a bit, hoping that you'll come back to the movie theaters for fall. I think they have the right idea. Here are 16 new releases that you should see between now and the holiday season.

Women and girls are scarce in films, say Davis

Women Missing From the Movies, Says Geena Davis

By Winnie McCroy | Sep 25
The results are in from her extensive study, says Geena Davis: women and girls are few and far between in films, and those there have no job other than to be thin and pretty.

William J. Mann

Better Than Fiction :: William J. Mann on Murder and Mayhem in 'Tinseltown'

By Kilian Melloy | Sep 25
Wiliam J. Mann has written novels, and he's written biographies; he's explored dramatic fiction, and he's produced well-researched histories. Now he brings both those fields of expertise together in the real-life murder mystery "Tinseltown."

James McAvoy and Jessica Chastain in "The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby"

Ned Benson :: Behind 'The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby'

By Robert Nesti | Sep 17
"The Mystery of Eleanor Rigby" is comprised of 3 films that tell the same story from multiple points-of-view. Like "Boyhood," it is being hailed as an innovative film going experience. EDGE spoke to writer/director Ned Benson about his project.

Kevin Smith in a promotional photo for "Tusk"

Kevin Smith on 'Tusk' :: A Cuddlier 'Human Centipede'

By Fred Topel | Sep 17
Kevin Smith's latest film, "Tusk," grew out of a riff he had on a podcast - what if a man can be turned into a walrus? Such is the basis of the snarky writer/director's horror comedy. EDGE spoke to Smith about how this odd idea came to fruition.

Directors Tom Williams and Tom Dolby behind the scenes of their film 'Last Weekend'

The Trick Who Came Home :: Tom Dolby on 'Last Weekend'

By David Lamble | Sep 16
Tom Dolby, scion of the fabled Dolby Sound clan, along with his college chum and co-director Tom Williams, offers a quirky family drama, "Last Weekend."

@ Reeling :: LGBT Films to Watch For

By Kevin Langson | Sep 15
Reeling, Chicago's LGBT film fest, celebrates its 32nd year this week. EDGE's Kevin Langston offers a preview of some titles that will be screened.

Kristin Wiig and Bill Hader in "The Skeleton Twins"

Kristen Wiig And Bill Hader Get Serious as 'The Skeleton Twins'

By Sean Au | Sep 12
Kristen Wiig & Bill Hader - familiar from SNL & numerous films - get serious as a troubled brother and sister in "The Skeleton Twins." EDGE spoke to Wigg & Hader, along with director Craig Johnson about the indie film.