On this week’s Bare Lunch podcast, hosts Phil Rosenthal and David Wild sit down for lunch with Justine Bateman. As they are saying on the location – “This is a placing new episode with actress, author, writer, director, and producer Justine Bateman who Phil turned pals with on the final WGA strike — they each additionally seem within the 2006 movie, The TV Set. Justine, Phil and David take pleasure in a freewheeling dialog masking every little thing from Synthetic Intelligence to Household Ties, from Justin’s compelling books Fame and Face to her acclaimed function movie directorial debut Violet in 2021 to going again to incomes a level in laptop science and digital media administration from UCLA in 2016. Justine is stuffed with insights into Hollywood’s present labor points to creating the film Satisfaction with Julia Roberts.
Whereas I do not agree with all her conclusions on the place media and expertise will go, I do agree with most. And the few I do not totally agree with, she comes at them with a lot experience and considerate perception that they are well-worth consideration.
(As a type of addendum, like Phil Rosenthal, I too type of crossed paths together with her on the final WGA strike. We by no means met face-to-face, however did change a bunch of “mutual admiration society” emails between each other, over articles we every wrote in regards to the strike. I’d been very impressed by a pair she wrote – regardless that she wasn’t a member of the WGA on the time, however she stated she hoped to be sooner or later – and it turned out she frequently learn a protracted collection of articles I used to be writing on the strike for the Huffington Publish. Not like Phil, although, we haven’t been in contact since.)