Sep 12, 2014 | 2:49Q Anna Kendrick explores her dark side Video
Q Anna Kendrick explores her dark side Sep 12, 2014 | 2:49In this clip from her full interview in Studio Q, Anna Kendrick is asked about her "nice girl" image and ponders over whether she has a "kitten drowning" dark side, or simply has a "secretly boring" side.
Sep 12, 2014 | 8:20Q Torquil takes on TIFF Video
Q Torquil takes on TIFF Sep 12, 2014 | 8:20In a very lively installation of Torquil Campbell's rant or rave column, Q's roving cultural correspondent passionately critiques the Toronto International Film Festival. And this time, folks, Jian steps in to play devil's advocate while Rich Aucoin and band looks on. Grab your popcorn -- this one's a show-stopper!
Sep 12, 2014 | 14:17Q Bleachers' Jack Antonoff brings "Strange Desire" to Studio Q Video
Q Bleachers' Jack Antonoff brings "Strange Desire" to Studio Q Sep 12, 2014 | 14:17It was a well-kept secret that while NYC-based indie pop band Fun. were blowing up, their guitarist, Jack Antonoff, was busy prepping his first solo album as Bleachers. He joins Jian to talk about finding his voice, writing on the road, and collaborating with the likes of Grimes, Vince Clarke of Depeche Mode, and Yoko Ono.
Sep 12, 2014 | 24:14Q Anna Kendrick recounts "The Last Five Years" Video
Q Anna Kendrick recounts "The Last Five Years" Sep 12, 2014 | 24:14Anna Kendrick, star of the surprise hit "Pitch Perfect", returns to musicals with "The Last Five Years". The film, based on an off-Broadway show of the same name, tells the story of a struggling actress and a rising novelist who fall in and out of love. The Tony and Oscar-nominated actress joins Jian to discuss her role in the unapologetically sincere film, why she's returned to musicals after saying she was "done with singing" and what she makes of the way "The Last Five Years" frames love.
Sep 11, 2014 | 4:37Q Ethan Hawke on Robin Williams Video
Q Ethan Hawke on Robin Williams Sep 11, 2014 | 4:37In this clip from his feature chat with Jian Ghomeshi, Ethan Hawke reflects on how he was affected by Robin Williams' passing, how his early collaboration with him on Dead Poet's Society shaped his career, and how even as a young man he could sense that he was in pain.
Sep 11, 2014 | 29:52Q Ethan Hawke in Studio Q Video
Q Ethan Hawke in Studio Q Sep 11, 2014 | 29:52Ethan Hawke joins Jian for a special feature interview. The Oscar-nominated actor reflects on the moral questions raised in his latest film, "The Good Kill", his recent success in Richard Linklater's acclaimed film "Boyhood", and directing his first documentary, "Seymour: An Introduction".
Sep 9, 2014 | 29:43Q Keira Knightley on "The Imitation Game" Video
Q Keira Knightley on "The Imitation Game" Sep 9, 2014 | 29:43British actress Keira Knightley joins Jian to discuss the Oscar buzz film, "The Imitation Game". The stirring historical drama centres on the story of Alan Turing (played by Benedict Cumberbatch), a British mathematician feverishly working to break the infamous Nazi Enigma Code during World War Two.
Sep 8, 2014 | 18:30Q Maz Jobrani in Studio Q Video
Q Maz Jobrani in Studio Q Sep 8, 2014 | 18:30Jian talks to Maz Jobrani about the politics of hosting Just for Laugh's "The Ethnic Show," the controversial category of so-called "ethnic" humour, and how the FIFA World Cup has helped open up American eyes to multiculturalism.
Sep 8, 2014 | 18:29Q "Sensitive Skin" star Kim Cattrall Video
Q "Sensitive Skin" star Kim Cattrall Sep 8, 2014 | 18:29Actress Kim Cattrall -- best-known for playing sex-crazed Samantha Jones in Sex And The City -- has teamed up with HBO Canada for a new dark-comedy that tackles the taboos of aging. Jian talks to the Canadian-British actress about adapting Sensitive Skin from the hit U.K. series, whether or not she relates to her characters' struggles and insecurities, as well as, the differences between how Hollywood and Europe treat women "of a certain age."
Sep 5, 2014 | 9:22Q Ivan Reitman hails Bill Murray Day Video
Q Ivan Reitman hails Bill Murray Day Sep 5, 2014 | 9:22On the occasion of Bill Murray Day in Toronto, Ivan Reitman joins Jian to tell some true stories about his his frequent collaborator, discuss the arch of his evolving career and comment on his first starring role in a long time.
Sep 3, 2014 | 14:45Q Randy Glynn on "Dancing in the Third Act" Video
Q Randy Glynn on "Dancing in the Third Act" Sep 3, 2014 | 14:45Award-winning Canadian dancer and choreographer Randy Glynn joins Jian to discuss his latest project "Dancing in the Third Act", which features 12 dancers in their 60s and 70s. Although none of his dancers came to him with formal training, their show has been praised as touching, accomplished and very professional.
Sep 3, 2014 | 19:31Q Thomas King rides "The Back of the Turtle" Video
Q Thomas King rides "The Back of the Turtle" Sep 3, 2014 | 19:31Thomas King, the award-winning author of "The Inconvenient Indian", joins Jian to discuss his first literary novel in 15 years, "The Back of the Turtle". King reflects on the fraught relationship between humankind and nature, why he writes about historic injustice with humour, and what it means to renew the national conversation about reconciliation with aboriginal people.