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


Interview: ‘Wakefield’ director Robin Swicord

This year’s thought provoking indie original comes in the form of Robin Swicord’s Wakefield.

August 1, 2017 | Film + EntertainmentInterview


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