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  • source site Flash Forward: For Wild Rose Star Jessie Buckley, the Best Characters See the World Differently From the Rest

    “I worked my ass off get that accent!” says Jessie Buckley, laughing, when asked if it was hard for her to pull off the Glaswegian...

  • follow link Book Review: Independent Female Filmmakers: A Chronicle Through Interviews, Profiles, and Manifestos

    With Hollywood in its second year of the #MeToo era, more than ever, films, festivals, and studios are doing their best to include more female...

  • MovieMaker’s 15 Submission-Worthy Screenwriting Competitions of 2019, Presented by Coverfly

    In his must-read tome Adventures in the Screen Trade, the late, great author William Goldman states: “Writing is finally about one thing: going into a...

  • Running With Beto: Director David Modigliani on Being the Fly on the Wall During Beto O’Rourke’s Senate Run

    700-plus hours filmed, 254 Texas counties visited, and an ungodly amount of Whataburger consumed. In 2018, Democrat congressman Beto O’Rourke went from virtual obscurity to...

  • Cannes: Xavier Dolan Discusses Matthias & Maxime and His Quest To Convey Honesty Through What Characters Say Between The Lines

    Xavier Dolan is no stranger to the Cannes Film Festival. As the director of eight feature films (most of which have premiered at Cannes) by...

  • click here Festival Beat: Intimate Guest Appearances, Lively Panels, and Eats Aplenty at San Luis Obispo International Film Festival

    When I was a kid, I loved going to summer camp. I ate… a lot. Even as a child, I loved going away to a...

  • Festival Beat: International Auteur Works and Surreal Live Performances at Küstendorf Film and Music Festival 2019

    The 12th annual Küstendorf Film and Music Festival opened with a flourish in the form of a 50-piece Moldovan orchestra. That was followed by a...

  • Festival Beat: Unique Human Stories and an Underdog Ethos Fuel Slamdance on the Proud Park City Fest’s 25th Anniversary

    Three bloody marys in, sitting next to my 77-year-old mother on the plane, all I was trying to do was sleep. I knew I would...

  • How They Did It: Director Joanna Hogg Drew from her Memory to Craft the Sets for The Souvenir

    Resurrecting momentous events in her personal history—including the physical spaces where they occurred—deftly-introspective British moviemaker Joanna Hogg created The Souvenir, a semi-autobiographical drama which centers...

  • follow “Making Movies as Timeless as They Can Be”: Director Ritesh Batra on Evoking Longing in Photograph

    In an early scene in Photograph, Ritesh Batra’s return to his hometown Mumbai after his directorial debut The Lunchbox, Gateway of India photographer Rafi, played...