July 31, 2020
This week, one of Hollywood's biggest names, John C. Reilly, joined Jarlath in front of a live audience at the Irish Ambassador's Residence in the Phoenix Park. The conversations flows from his incredible life and career to his new movie Ralph Breaks the Internet. Jarlath is also joined by Disney creators Phil Johnston, Rich Moore and Clarke Spencer to discuss this sprawling project.
John explains what he is willing to do in order to obtain Irish Citizenship (56:00), his humble beginnings listening to traditional Irish music in Boston (7:00
) and dealing with criticism (21:00
From the incredible challenge of creating a visual representation of the internet alongside Disney (15:00
) to finding the balance between comedy and genuine emotion in creative work (48:00), how Hollywood has changed over the years (47:00), why he doesn't look for affirmation from anonymous people (23:00
) and much, much more, this episode is a true highlight of the series to date.
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