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March 23, 2020
First-time feature writer-director Katharine O'Brien told us about shooting on handheld cameras for 19 days in 15 locations to make…
August 2, 2019
Skin writer-director Guy Nattiv told us how the tumult of the 2016 election helped get his long gestating feature off…
June 10, 2019
To make their doc-biopic Framing DeLorean, directors Don Argott and Sheena M. Joyce had to invent a narrative style that…
October 23, 2018
Melissa McCarthy talks playing the dowdy, cranky, usually half-soused, completely misanthropic celebrity biographer Lee Israel in Can You Ever Forgive…
October 11, 2018
In Paul Weitz's new film Bel Canto, Julianne Moore plays celebrated opera diva Roxanne Coss, caught up in the center…
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September 5, 2018
German cinematographer Hagen Bogdanski spoke with us about his lensing career, why he had no trepidation undertaking Papillon, the challenges…
July 6, 2018
Danish cinematographer Eigil Bryld is an inspired choice to shoot Ocean’s 8—a heist caper that looks gorgeous but not so…
June 1, 2018
In his new film In Darkness, Irish director Anthony Byrne takes the cat-and-mouse crime thriller perfected by Alfred Hitchcock and…
May 17, 2018
Acclaimed writer-director Ondi Timoner is making her narrative feature film debut with Mapplethorpe, a biopic about the revolutionary photographer famous…
Amy Schumer stars as Renee in I FEEL PRETTY
April 20, 2018
Amy Schumer was happy to set the record straight about her new film I Feel Pretty's message and the misplaced…
May 15, 2017
The Wedding Plan, directed by Rama Burshtein, is a rom-com with the simplicity of a fairy tale and the ambiguity…
May 8, 2017
Cate Blanchett is every woman in Julian Rosefeldt’s feature film Manifesto, based on the German artist/director’s multi-screen video art installation.
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April 27, 2017
With three days to go before the premiere, the Neil Gaiman fanbase is awaiting the small-screen adaption of his 2001…
THE PROMISE
April 24, 2017
Christian Bale famously does not like doing interviews, yet skillfully maneuvered the conversation away from him and onto the serious…
A UNITED KINGDOM
February 10, 2017
In A United Kingdom, Amma Asante’s follow-up to the critically acclaimed Belle, the British director brings to the screen another…
February 8, 2017
Luke Davies is a critically acclaimed poet, novelist and essayist born and raised in Sydney, Australia—and Academy Award-nominated screenwriter.
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January 3, 2017
J. A. Bayona's new movie, A Monster Calls, is based on the acclaimed novel of the same name by Patrick…
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December 27, 2016
Danish cinematographer Charlotte Bruus Christensen was not the obvious choice to shoot August Wilson’s Fences, directed by Denzel Washington.
December 21, 2016
Liam Neeson is having a big week, with primary roles in both J. A. Bayona’s A Monster Calls and Martin…