Megan Ward interview

Shout!Takes: Megan Ward

Imagine if everything you thought you knew about modern U.S. history–the Kennedy assassination, bad LSD, the Manson murders–was actually a cover-up of an invasion and ongoing war with aliens. This was the premise of Dark Skies, an NBC series that aired from 1996-97, starring Eric Close and Megan Ward. We sat down to talk with Megan…

Just Talk

Many of our department heads have been with Shout! Factory for 12+ years. That lack of turnover is what every employer wants, especially with their executive team, right? Yes without question. There is tremendous value in that team having known each other for that long, having worked and collaborated with each other for that long.…

The Moderns: Eliding 1920s Paris with 1980s Los Angeles

By Samuel B. Prime In its opening moments, Alan Rudolph’s nineteen-twenties art world period piece The Moderns (1988) gently fades from a crisp, historical black-and-white to the rich, warm palette of a smoky Parisian café. Its camera encircles the face of its protagonist, a struggling painter by the name of Nicholas Hart (Keith Carradine). It…