INTERVIEW: Orange is the New Black star Natasha Lyonne on getting angry about injustice

Interview: Orange is the New Black star Natasha Lyonne Last year Orange is the New Black ended on the cliffhanger to beat all cliffhangers, after a season under an authoritarian bootheel that rolled back privileges and basic human rights, it left a prison on the verge of riot.

June 8, 2017 | Film + EntertainmentInterview


INTERVIEW | François Ozon – “I’m not a director who tries to give messages, I try to ask questions”

Frantz is an atypical film in François Ozon’s canon, even he admits, jokingly calling it his most ‘chaste’ movie to-date “with just a small kiss between the two characters.

May 10, 2017 | Film + EntertainmentInterview


Interview: Actor and comedian Simon Farnaby talks creating Mindhorn

When actor Richard Thorncroft receives a phone call from the Isle of Mann police, it’s one gig that the down-on-his-luck thespian can’t turn down.

May 5, 2017 | Film + EntertainmentInterview


Interview: Candid cover star and Patriots Day’s Alex Wolff

Out on the 23rd of February in the UK, Patriots Day has been hailed a triumph of a film and our cover star, Alex Wolff plays one of the titular characters.

February 16, 2017 | Film + EntertainmentInterview


James Schamus interview: ‘I might as well risk flopping’

The first thing James Schamus says when we sit down to chat is that he likes my shoes.

November 17, 2016 | Film + EntertainmentInterview


Anne Fontaine interview: ‘Hearing it is stronger than seeing it’

With the majority of director Anne Fontaine’s films having a contemporary setting, her latest offering, The Innocents, seems somewhat removed from her previous work.

November 11, 2016 | Film + EntertainmentInterview


Brian Gleeson interview: ‘the character relies on the dialogue’

Tiger Raid is the debut film by upcoming director and screenwriter Simon Dixon and follows the story of two Irish mercenaries Joe (Brian Gleeson) and Paddy (Damien Moloney) who are travelling the deserts of Iraq with orders to kidnap an Iraqi woman.

October 7, 2016 | Film + EntertainmentInterview


Ira Sachs interview: ‘I’m a troubled American’

If Ira Sachs has settled into a niche, it’s clearly a comfortable one.

September 23, 2016 | Film + EntertainmentInterview


David Mackenzie interview: ‘I think I’m getting better at making movies’

David Mackenzie is hardly new to the film industry, releasing his debut feature, The Last Great Wilderness, back in 2002.

September 5, 2016 | Film + EntertainmentInterview


Jaco Van Dormael interview: ‘I hope that I never become God’

Acclaimed director Jaco Van Dormael’s latest film The Brand New Testament is a departure from his usual fare, drifting from drama to comedy.

August 15, 2016 | Film + EntertainmentInterview


Todd Solondz interview: ‘The dog is just dumb’

Wiener-Dog, writer-director Todd Solondz’s eighth feature film, is not about a dog–wiener or otherwise.

August 12, 2016 | Film + EntertainmentInterview


Read Our Exclusive Interview With Actor Nick Hendrix

Currently filming the internationally renowned series Midsomer Murders, playing new sidekick DS Jamie Winter, Nick Hendrix is an anticipated rising star on screen.

July 25, 2016 | Film + EntertainmentInterview


Eva Husson interview: ‘I’ve never had an interest in group sex’

A first feature film is a filmmaker’s best opportunity to make his or her mark, to fully assert themselves as a cinematic voice to be reckoned with.

June 17, 2016 | Film + EntertainmentInterview


Toby Jones interview: ‘It felt very un-American’

If you’ve seen any major, mainstream sci-fi or fantasy movie in the last decade, there are good odds you’ve seen Toby Jones.

June 15, 2016 | Film + EntertainmentInterview


Bebe Cave interview: ‘Every day on set I was surprised’

As first major film roles go, appearing in an Italian auteur’s demented collection of fairy tales, appearing alongside Toby Jones, an ogre, and a giant flea has to be one of the more memorable.

June 10, 2016 | Film + EntertainmentInterview


Kate Beckinsale interview: ‘I did a little PhD in Jane Austen’

It’s possible that Kate Beckinsale has been a bit undersold by a career so far dominated by the likes of four entries in the Underworld franchise (with a fifth on the way) and a few recent duds like the Total Recall remake or last year’s Absolutely Anything.

May 27, 2016 | Film + EntertainmentInterview


Whit Stillman interview: ‘I don’t think Jane Austen was feminist’

Whit Stillman’s slim filmography belies the depth of his contributions to cinema.

May 26, 2016 | Film + EntertainmentInterview


Andrew Steggall interview: ‘Everybody knows about love and loneliness’

Despite having written and directed four short films before venturing into feature-length with his outstanding debut Departure, British filmmaker Andrew Steggall comes from theatre, having trained as an actor at London’s Central School Of Speech and Drama and later turning to theatre directing.

May 21, 2016 | Film + EntertainmentInterview


Lucile Hadzihalilovic interview: ‘The adult world is something mysterious’

Lucile Hadzihalilovic isn’t exactly a household name – and not just because most of us wouldn’t be quite sure how to pronounce it.

May 5, 2016 | Film + EntertainmentInterview


Jayan Cherian interview: ‘India is in a historical freeze frame’

Documentarian Jayan Cherian’s debut fiction feature, Papilio Buddha, proved so controversial that it was banned in his native India, despite international acclaim.

March 24, 2016 | FestivalsFilm + EntertainmentInterview


Mark Tildesley interview: ‘High-Rise floats in a world that’s slightly strange’

With its titular monolithic housing block and alt-’70s setting, Ben Wheatley’s High-Rise is a bit of a design dream – even if the film itself hews closer to nightmares.

March 18, 2016 | Film + EntertainmentInterview