Girl: An Interview with Lukas Dhont

With the release of his rather exceptional debut Girl, Belgian director Lukas Dhont tells the story of a transgender 15-year old, Lara who dreams of becoming a ballerina.

March 18, 2019 | Film + EntertainmentInterview


Benjamin: An Interview with Simon Amstell

In the follow up to his BBC mockumentary Carnage, an enlightening prediction of a future in which everyone is vegan, Simon Amstell follows it up with his first theatrical release, Benjamin.

March 15, 2019 | Film + EntertainmentInterview


The Hole In The Ground: Interview with director Lee Cronin and actress Seána Kerslake

Folklore tales have been pre-occupying the horror genre since celluloid’s humble beginnings, dating all the way back to the 1922 with German horror movie Nosferatu based on Carpathian vampire peasant tales.

March 2, 2019 | Film + EntertainmentInterview


Vice: An Interview with Eddie Marsan

With its imminent release on Friday and with yesterday’s announcement of 7 Oscar nominations, the hype around Dick Cheney bio-pic Vice is picking up heavy momentum.

January 24, 2019 | Film + EntertainmentInterview


Monsters and Men: An Interview with Reinaldo Marcus Green

Director Reinaldo Marcus Green’s Monsters and Men provides an intimate, multi-perspective look-in through an interlinked three fold narrative dealing with the highly sentive issue of police brutality.

January 18, 2019 | Film + EntertainmentInterview


Postcards from London: An Interview with Harris Dickinson

I was first alerted to Harris Dickinson through his mesmeric performance in Beach Rats, released last year, where he played a closeted Brooklyn delinquent with a secret penchant for meeting older men online.

November 24, 2018 | Film + EntertainmentInterview


Climax: An Interview with director Gaspar Noe

Climax is horror, shock, sex and freak show, amalgamated into an continual pulsating sequence, exploring the dark depths of the human psyche under the influence of hallucinogenic drugs.

October 7, 2018 | Film + EntertainmentInterview


Skate Kitchen: An Interview with director Crystal Moselle and cast

There is something unique about skating.

September 24, 2018 | Film + EntertainmentInterview


The Rider: An Interview with Brady Jandreau

The Rider is director’s Chloe Zhao’s second feature and like its predecessor its set in the depths of South Dakota, specifically at the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation.

September 16, 2018 | Film + EntertainmentInterview


The Miseducation of Cameron Post – An Interview with Desiree Akhavan

We posted a review on The Miseducation of Cameron Post earlier this week; set in the early 90’s, its a coming-of-age drama about teenager Cameron (Chloe Grace Moretz) who gets caught having sex with her female friend and is then sent off to a conversion therapy centre, God’s Promise by her conservative aunt.

September 7, 2018 | Film + EntertainmentInterview


Apostasy: An interview with director Daniel Kokotajlo

Apostasy is the debut feature film by director Daniel Kokotajlo about a Jehovah’s Witness family shattered to pieces in the name of overzealous faith.

August 12, 2018 | Film + EntertainmentInterview


First Reformed: An interview with director Paul Schrader

First Reformed is the newly released spiritual thriller starring Ethan Hawke and Amanda Seyfried, by veteran writer/ director Paul Schrader.

July 15, 2018 | Film + EntertainmentInterview


Freak Show: An Interview with Alex Lawther

Freak Show is a teen comedy starring young British actor Alex Lawther as oddball Billy Bloom, who turns his school upside down with his larger-than-life persona, non-conformist behaviour and extravagant outfits.

June 22, 2018 | Film + EntertainmentInterview


L’Amant Double: An Interview with director Francois Ozon

L’ Amant Double is absurd, brash, a highly sexual psychoanalytic extravaganza of a film.

June 6, 2018 | Film + EntertainmentInterview


My Friend Dahmer: An interview with director Marc Meyers

Last week we gave a glowing review of the exceptional indie flick My Friend Dahmer, a filmic telling of the senior year of infamous serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer, the period just before his killing days commenced.

June 1, 2018 | Film + EntertainmentInterview


Revenge: An interview with director Coralie Fargeat and lead actress Matilda Lutz

Revenge is a shocker of a film, in the most gruesomely gory of ways, where a rape and an brutally violent murder attempt leads to a total female emancipation.

May 17, 2018 | Film + EntertainmentInterview


Lean On Pete: In conversation with filmmaker Andrew Haigh

In 2011 British filmmaker Andrew Haigh’s breakthrough gay romance Weekend became an indie sensation and a staple of modern queer cinema.

May 5, 2018 | Film + EntertainmentInterview


120 BPM (Beats Per Minute): Interview with actors Nahuel Perez Biscayart and Arnaud Valois

Last week, here at Candid we reviewed the exceptional drama 120 BPM by French director Robin Campillo.

April 12, 2018 | Film + EntertainmentInterview


A Fantastic Woman: An interview with director Sebastian Lelio

I first caught A Fantastic Woman, back in October at the London Film Festival and was immediately smitten with film’s protagonist, Marina Vidal (Daniela Vega).

March 2, 2018 | Film + EntertainmentInterview


Exclusive: An Interview With Leo Suter

We sat down with rising star and actor Leo Suter to talk about his career, his new role in the second series of ITV’s Victoria alongside Jenna Coleman and his favourite spots to dine in London.

October 9, 2017 | Film + EntertainmentInterview