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Lisa, Sandra and Kristen Go to the Movies

Join Lisa France, Sandra Gonzalez and Kristen Meinzer in conversation with award-winning actors, directors, screenwriters, costume designers and more. Hear them discuss their work, and share their favorite movies and movie moments from throughout the decades!

Introducing Lisa, Sandra and Kristen Go to the Movies! Lisa, Sandra and Kristen Go to the Movies
Join Lisa France, Sandra Gonzalez and Kristen Meinzer as they interview award-winning actors, directors, screenwriters, costume designers and more, about their work and their favorite moments in cinema! Coming soon.
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Dressing Wakanda's Royal Family with Ruth Carter Lisa, Sandra and Kristen Go to the Movies
Academy Award-winning costume designer Ruth Carter has worked on over 40 films, including 'Black Panther,' 'Selma' and 'Do the Right Thing.' She joins Lisa, Sandra and Kristen to talk about the first time she met Spike Lee, designing a 3-D printed crown for Angela Bassett, and her take on the blaxploitation films of the '70s. Also, Lisa shares her picks for the #my5movies challenge, and Kristen revisits the John Hughes classics of the '80s. For more memorable moments in film, be sure to visit www.cnn.com/themovies and check out CNN's new TV series "The Movies," airing Sunday nights at 9 PM Eastern and Pacific on CNN and cnn.com/go.
Jul 10, 2019
Fighting Robots with Trace Lysette Lisa, Sandra and Kristen Go to the Movies
Trailblazing actress and producer Trace Lysette, from the Golden Globe award-winning series 'Transparent,' joins Lisa, Sandra and Kristen during NYC Pride, to talk about the 'Transparent Musicale Finale,' starring alongside Jennifer Lopez and Cardi B in the upcoming movie 'Hustlers,' and leveling the playing field for trans actors in Hollywood. Also, Sandra takes the #my5movies challenge, and Lisa reveals what classic film from the '90s, she just can't get enough of. For more memorable moments in film, be sure to visit www.cnn.com/themovies and check out CNN's new TV series "The Movies," airing Sunday nights at 9 PM Eastern and Pacific on CNN and cnn.com/go.
Jul 17, 2019
Deciding "Whose Car Are We Taking" with Ego Nwodim Lisa, Sandra and Kristen Go to the Movies
Writer, actress, and 'Saturday Night Live' cast member Ego Nwodim joins Lisa, Sandra and Kristen to talk about her early days performing at the Upright Citizens Brigade, making room for more women of color in comedy, and whose biopic she'd want to star in. Also, we think you'll have what Kristen's having once you hear her #my5movies picks, and Lisa diagnoses Hollywood with "sequel-itis." For more memorable moments in film, be sure to visit www.cnn.com/themovies, and check out CNN's new TV series "The Movies," airing Sunday nights at 9 PM Eastern and Pacific on CNN and cnn.com/go.
Jul 24, 2019
Getting Bitten by the Sci-Fi Bug with LeVar Burton Lisa, Sandra and Kristen Go to the Movies
Emmy award-winning host, actor and producer LeVar Burton joins Lisa, Sandra and Kristen to talk about meeting his heroes on the set of 'Roots,' finding optimism in science fiction, and introducing the 'Reading Rainbow' generation to new authors through his podcast 'LeVar Burton Reads.' Also, Lisa takes a stab at recasting 'The Godfather' (Will she make us an offer we can't refuse?), and we find out which scary movie took Sandra years to finish watching. For more memorable moments in film, be sure to visit www.cnn.com/themovies and check out CNN's new TV series "The Movies," airing Sunday nights at 9 PM Eastern and Pacific on CNN and cnn.com/go.
Jul 31, 2019
Planning a Movie Night Sleepover with Linda Mendoza Lisa, Sandra and Kristen Go to the Movies
ALMA award-winning director Linda Mendoza joins Lisa, Sandra and Kristen to talk about directing hit TV comedies, the scarcity of women of color behind the camera and how she's creating her own career opportunities. Also, Sandra reflects on what makes composer Ennio Morricone's score from 'The Good, the Bad and the Ugly' so memorable, and Kristen refuses to put Baby in a corner in her recasting of 'Dirty Dancing.' For more memorable moments in film, be sure to visit www.cnn.com/themovies and check out CNN's new TV series "The Movies," airing Sunday nights at 9 PM Eastern and Pacific on CNN and cnn.com/go.
Aug 7, 2019
Going behind the Scenes of the Movie Business with Ben Fritz Lisa, Sandra and Kristen Go to the Movies
Best-selling author and WSJ West Coast bureau chief Ben Fritz joins Lisa, Sandra and Kristen to talk about superheroes making leaps and bounds in the movie industry, streaming services competing for content and Hollywood betting on franchises over independent films. Also, Kristen tells us why she'll lasso the moon for 'It's A Wonderful Life', and Sandra takes us down the yellow brick road with her dream recast for 'The Wizard of Oz'. For more memorable moments in film, be sure to visit www.cnn.com/themovies and check out CNN's new TV series "The Movies," airing Sunday nights at 9 PM Eastern and Pacific on CNN and cnn.com/go.
Aug 15, 2019