Morgan Neville’s “STEVE! (martin) a documentary in 2 pieces”

By LARB Radio HourApril 5, 2024

Morgan Neville’s “STEVE! (martin) a documentary in 2 pieces”
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Eric Newman speaks with director Morgan Neville about his new film STEVE! (martin) a documentary in 2 pieces, which explores the legendary comedian’s meteoric rise to standup stardom, his abrupt pivot to TV and film, and his return to stage in the present as he and close friend Martin Short prep a new comedy tour. Eric and Morgan discuss the treasure trove of never-before-seen archival that brings Martin’s early career to life, what Morgan has learned about fame and the psychology of entertainers from his storied work documenting the lives of cultural luminaries, and much more.

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