Interviews

Exclusive Interview: Louie Psihoyos Talks New Docu-Thriller, ‘6’ (video)

Academy Award-winning director Louie Psihoyos spoke to Greek Reporter about his latest documentary, "6." The film, which is still a work-in-progress, utilizes state-of-the-art equipment as a team of activists risk their lives intent to show the world never-before-seen images that will...

Tackling Tax Evasion: Bloomberg Follows Greece's Fraud Squad

In a recent story, a Bloomberg correspondent followed Greece's Financial Crime Unit (SDOE) performing random spot checks at several locations across Athens, unraveling step by step the Greek mentality of evading taxes, which “has its roots back in the Ottoman Empire". The...

Interview: Giovanis Brothers Direct Ensemble Cast in ‘Bereave’

ith an ensemble cast that includes legendary actors Malcolm McDowell, Keith Carradine and Jane Seymour, "Bereave," centers on a fatally ill man who thinks he has figured out how to die alone but must live to save his beloved wife when she goes missing on their anniversary.

“Chef” Cast Talks New Movie and Favorite Greek Dish

Sofia Vergara, Jon Favreau, John Leguizamo and Oliver Platt talk about their new comedy, "Chef," and reveal their favorite Greek dish!

Italian Designer Launches Greek Bow Tie Line Made in USA

A new collection from trendy design brand Mr Hyde Bow features a Greek-inspired line of bow ties. Leather bow ties that feature details like unique Greek gold and silver medallion coins, a blue star, sailboat, fish, and Greek art, the idea behind...

Helena Charbila on New Movie ‘Bereave’ and Her Music

You may have recognized her from any one of a few Michael Buble videos. Or, you might have seen her in a McDonald's commercial that aired nationally in the U.S. (which just so happened to run during the recent Winter...

Maria Menounos ‘Greeks Out’ in Perez Hilton Interview

Maria Menounos put her Greekness to the test when she sat down for an interview with PerezHilton.com. The Greek-American television personality, who recently launched her own reality show, "Chasing Maria Menounos," on Oxygen, took part in a "Greeking Out" quiz...

Interview: Michael Angelo Zervos on Directing ‘Papou’

Greek-American Michael Angelo Zervos is making his directorial debut with "Papou," an emotional story that centers on a young boy who must deal with his grandfather's terminal cancer diagnosis. With his first feature about to hit the festival circuit, 25...

The Voice: Meeting Grexican Melissa Jimenez and Her Family (Video)

She had two chairs turn for her during NBC's "The Voice" blind auditions, exchanged some Greek words with Shakira, and she just took the first battle round to move forward in the reality TV singing competition. Now, singer Melissa...

OECD's Ramos: Greece Is More Than Just Balance Sheet

As Chief of Staff for the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and its official representative to the G20, Mexican Gabriela Ramos is perhaps among the world's most powerful women, and in a recent interview in Paris with Greek...

Chasing Maria Menounos: “My Dad Will Be Bigger Than All of Us” – Exclusive Video

Maria Menounos talks about her new reality TV show "Chasing Maria Menounos" and admits that her dad will be the TV show's favorite. "Wait and see, he will bigger than all of us," says the Extra TV host about her...

Patrick Tatopoulos on ‘300,’ New Projects, Greece & His Upcoming Wedding!

Watch the interview: Legendary production designer and filmmaker Patrick Tatopoulos talks about working on the set of 300 Sequel, his love for Greece and his upcoming wedding with McKenzie Westmore! Tatopoulos is one of the most popular production designers in...

Greek Female Comic Co-Stars in Funny New Hollywood Show

"The Hush Hush Show," a comedy show that will debut in Hollywood on Saturday, March 16, is being hosted by two hilarious female comics, one of which is Greek-American. Jessica Koucouthakis and Mona Shaikh, who have been performing at venues for...

Young Filmmakers Make Movie to Express Their Love for Greece

Invitia Productions, a Barcelona-based company composed of a group of young filmmakers, is making waves with a film they produced to express their love for Greece. "Diafora," the story of a young Journalism student in Barcelona who travels to Greece and has...

Future Suspended: The Legacy of the Athens Olympics (Video)

The City at a Time of Crisis, a collective research project which aims to trace the effects of the financial crisis on public space in Athens and is funded by the U.K. Economic and Social Research Council, has released...