Director Steven Brill Talks Adam Sandler, Paul Thomas Anderson & Marc Maron on Tom Needham’s Sounds of Film

Written by Tom Needham  |  05. December 2018

Stony Brook, NY - December 5, 2018 - Steven Brill, the director of Adam Sandler’s new Netflix comedy special, and Golden Globe-nominated composer, Rolfe Kent, are Tom Needham’s exclusive guests this Thursday on WUSB’s ‘The Sounds of Film.’
‘Adam Sandler: 100% Fresh’ is Adam Sandler’s critically-acclaimed comedy special currently streaming on Netflix.  The show, directed by long-time Sandler collaborator, Steven Brill, features hilarious songs, jokes and stunning camera work shot at multiple venues.  
Steven Brill is one of Hollywood’s most exciting directors of comedy.  Through the years, Brill has worked with Adam Sandler on multiple films including ‘Little Nicky,’ ‘Mr. Deeds,’ ‘The Do Over,’ and ‘Sandy Wexler.’ He has also directed the popular movies ‘Heavyweights’ and ‘Without a Paddle.’ As a writer, Steven Brill is responsible for writing the three successful ‘Mighty Ducks’ films. In addition, Steven is an actor who has appeared in countless movies including ‘Sex, Lies and Videotape,’ ‘The Wedding Singer,’ and ‘Knocked Up.’

John C. Reilly and Steve Coogan in ‘Stan & Ollie.’ Photo Credit: Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics
Also, on the ‘The Sounds of Film’ is legendary composer Rolfe Kent, who recently scored the film ‘Stan & Ollie.’ The biographical film directed by John S. Baird is based on the lives of the comedy act Laurel and Hardy, and stars Steve Coogan and John C. Reilly. Rolfe Kent is well known for his music in ‘Sideways,’ ‘Up in the Air,’ ‘Legally Blonde,’ ‘Mean Girls,’ ‘About Schmidt,’ and ‘Dexter.’
About the Sounds of Film
‘The Sounds of Film’ is the nation’s longest running film and music themed radio show. For the past 30 years, the program has delivered a popular mix of interviews and music to listeners all over Long Island, parts of Connecticut and streaming worldwide live on the internet. Previous people interviewed for the show include Jim Breuer, Cheech & Chong, Daryl ‘DMC’ McDaniels, Kenneth Lonergan, Whit Stillman, Hal Hartley, Mike Leigh, Michael Moore, Paul Williams and Howard Shore.

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