The actor, who was nominated for an Academy Award for his role in David O. Russell's film which is out now on DVD, talks about watching movies with his father as a kid in Philadelphia. He currently stars in The Place Beyond The Pines with Ryan Gosling and Eva Mendes.
This interview was originally broadcast on Feb. 7, 2013.
The actor, nominated for an Academy Award for his role in David O. Russell's film, talks about watching movies with this father as a kid in Philadelphia, his childhood fascination with soldiers and being up against Daniel Day Lewis for an Oscar.
A live on stage conversation between film critic Roger Ebert and film director Martin Scorsese, held at the Wexner Center for the Arts in Columbus, Ohio in February. They discuss the scope of Scorsese's career. (REBROADCAST from 3/24/97)
Primus is also an actor, and appeared in the TV-show, "Cagney & Lacey," and the films "Absence of Malice," and "New York, New York." He's taught acting and directed for the stage. His first film is a Hollywood satire, "Mistress," about a man trying to get his film made. The idea of it came from his own experience in Hollywood. It stars Robert DeNiro, Eli Wallach, and Laurie Metcalf. It's also the first film to be produced out of De Niro's new production company, Tribeca.