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


Ben Wheatley interview: ‘High-Rise looks like a playbook for the modern world’

Ben Wheatley has been one of British cinema’s critical darlings ever since his 2009 feature debut Down Terrace, and he’s continued to experiment with form and genre since with the likes of Kill List, Sightseers and A Field in England.

March 16, 2016 | Film + EntertainmentInterview


David Farr interview: ‘Film needs to keep finding its uniqueness’

After a successful festival route that included Toronto, London, and the Berlinale, David Farr’s feature film debut, psychological thriller The Ones Below, finally arrives in UK cinemas, channelling Hitchcock, Lynch, and Polanski but also announcing an interesting new voice in British cinema.

March 11, 2016 | Film + EntertainmentInterview


Luca Guadagnino interview: ‘I try to make my camera as trans as possible’

Luca Guadagnino is not an easy man to interview.

February 9, 2016 | Film + EntertainmentInterview


Rhett Reese & Paul Wernick interview: ‘Deadpool is a really fucked up romantic comedy’

Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick have good reason to be excited when we speak.

February 8, 2016 | Film + EntertainmentInterview


Alejandro Iñárritu interview: ‘I would not change anything’

Alejandro Iñárritu has a lot to be pleased about when we meet at Claridge’s to discuss his latest film, harrowing frontiers survival epic The Revenant.

January 18, 2016 | Film + EntertainmentInterview


Kevin Allen interview: ‘I gave up filmmaking for 8 years and became a farmer’

Director Kevin Allen is the latest to attempt an adaptation of Welsh poet and author Dylan Thomas’ celebrated ‘play for voices’ Under Milk Wood, starring Rhys Ifans and Charlotte Church.

November 5, 2015 | Film + EntertainmentInterview


Stephen Dunn interview: breaking Closet Monster out of the LGBTQ ghetto

One of the most interesting debuts that screened at this year’s BFI London Film Festival, it’d be rather diminishing to reduce Closet Monster to yet another coming-out-coming-of-age-tale.

October 25, 2015 | FestivalsFilm + EntertainmentInterviewReview


Judy Greer interview: America’s favourite co-star

Did you know that Judy Greer has recently published a book? The Detroit-native and character-actress extraordinaire made her literary debut last year, expanding her already rather impressive resume, which includes 90 roles to date across film, television and Broadway.

October 12, 2015 | Film + EntertainmentInterview


Raffey Cassidy interview: Tomorrowland, George Clooney and driving at 13

Having just turned into a teenager, Raffey Cassidy has gone above and beyond what most thirteen-year-olds have achieved.

October 9, 2015 | DVDFilm + EntertainmentInterview


Filmmakers Chat: Ramin Bahrani and the truth that inspired humanistic thriller 99 Homes

Hailing from North Carolina, Iranian-American filmmaker Ramin Bahrani has made a name for himself in the festival circuit with his first five films having screened at Venice, Cannes, Sundance, Berlin, Toronto and Telluride.

September 30, 2015 | Film + EntertainmentInterview


Filmmakers Chat: Anton Corbijn talks “Life”

For an incredibly talented artist like Anton Corbijn, the move from photography to filmmaking was only going to be a matter of time.

September 29, 2015 | Film + EntertainmentInterview


Behind The Scenes of Man Up with Screenwriter Tess Morris

British screenwriter Tess Morris (pictured below) has been one to watch for a few years now, since claiming a spot on the Brit List – the UK equivalent of the Black List (the yearly compilation of Hollywood’s top executives’ favorite unproduced scripts) – back in 2011.

September 27, 2015 | DVDFilm + EntertainmentInterview


Review: Just Jim

It’s rather common for some actors to eventually transition behind the camera over the course of their career and a few of them even star in the films they direct.

September 25, 2015 | Film + EntertainmentInterviewReview