Click to Skip Ad
Closing in...
Celebrating 17 Years of Film.Biz.Fans.

Interview

  • The Playlist
    4 comments
    tweet
    8

    Cannes: Guy Pearce Talks Playing Camp & Shaving His Eyebrows In 'Lawless'

    It takes a fair amount of talent to appear in a film alongside practiced scene-stealers like Tom Hardy, Gary Oldman, Jessica Chastain, Mia Wasikowska, Jason Clarke and Shia LaBeouf. But of course, as audiences have been aware of for getting on two decades, since he came to attention in "The Adventur...

    Read More »
  • Shadow and Act
    2 comments
    tweet
    10

    Exclusive: Omar Sy Talks Race and Representation in Hit French Comedy "The Intouchables"

    We chatted briefly with actor Omar Sy about the film that has seemed to stir racial controversy as well as win international acclaim, French comedy The Intouchables.  Set for U.S. release today, May 25, the movie has already become one of the highest grossing French films of all time, but ...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    2 comments
    tweet
    8

    Cannes: Andrew Dominik On The Violence, Politics & Look Of 'Killing Them Softly' With Brad Pitt

    In what turned out to be a banner year for the movies, "The Assassination of Jesse James By The Coward Robert Ford" ended up somewhat overshadowed. As fellow neo-Westerns "There Will Be Blood" and "No Country For Old Men" swept up plaudits and Oscars, the picture, the second by Australian director A...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    1 comment
    tweet
    3

    The Playlist Interview From Cannes: Wes Anderson Discusses The Nostalgia, Music, & Making Of 'Moonrise Kingdom'

    Few filmmakers have a more distinctive take on the world than Wes Anderson. Many of his contemporaries -- David O Russell, Darren Aronofsky, Spike Jonze et al -- are extraordinary filmmakers, but it's only with Anderson that you can look at a single frame -- any frame -- and instantly know that it's...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    0 comments
    tweet
    8

    Cannes: Michel Gondry Talks The Inspirations Behind 'The We And The I,' & Talks Criterion Appearance On 'Malkovich'

    Perhaps once regarded as a quirky, whimsical visualist known for his eye-popping music videos (Bjork, Beck, White Stripes) and his often pop-surrealist indie films ("Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind," "The Science of Sleep"), French filmmaker Michel Gondry has really challenged the boilerplate ...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    1 comment
    tweet
    4

    Interview: Maïwenn Talks The Research And Multiple Cuts Of 'Polisse'

    After playing the victim in '70s horror throwback "High Tension" and directing the comparatively light dramedy "Actress' Ball," French thespian/filmmaker Maïwenn yearned for something a bit more serious. So what better topic to tackle than one focusing on France'...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    2 comments
    tweet
    6

    Interview: 'Elena' Director Andrei Zvyagintsev Talks Changed Ending, Favorite Filmmakers

    Cinephiles, unite! The name Andrei Zvyagintsev is relatively unknown on these shores, as his remarkable debut "The Return" quietly came and went (though it is now on Netflix Instant -- GO!) and his tremendous sophomore effort "The Banishment" never saw a proper release in th...

    Read More »
  • Shadow and Act
    7 comments
    tweet
    7

    Dana Verde Talks To S&A About Challenges Of Shopping Her 1st Feature, Being Afro-Latina, Unifying Diaspora & More!

    Filmmaker Dana Verde has left her home in Brooklyn, NY to shop her very first feature in L.A., where she has been for the past few months. The Brooklyn-set rom-com, to be titled Jump-off, follows a commitment phobic man coming to terms with his issues of emotional unavailability, which stem fro...

    Read More »
    MORE: Interview
  • Shadow and Act
    12 comments
    tweet
    18

    "Finding the New Black" Interview with Screenwriter Benjamin Cory Jones

    "Really, the way you get an agent, the way you get a job, the way you get anything is by expanding your network... Because this is an apprenticeship business."

    Read More »
  • Shadow and Act
    1 comment
    tweet
    14

    U.K.'s Aml Ameen Talks To S&A About U.S. Transition, Production Co., Upcoming Work & More

    At age 26, Rising British star Aml Ameen has his own London-based production company, AmeenDream Entertainment, with five short films helmed by the young actor and filmmaker under its umbrella. Ameen, who learned his acting craft at the Barbara Speake stage school, has been making strides in th...

    Read More »
    MORE: Interview

Recent Posts


  • New And Notable Film BooksLeonard Maltin
  • Gerard Depardieu Has Some Words You .../Bent
  • Watch: Kristen Wiig and Ellen DeGeneres .../Bent