Film Interviews

Aaron Sorkin

Aaron Sorkin“That takes quite an ego”

Abel Ferrara

Abel Ferrara“Does pain really teach you at all?”

Adrien Brody

Adrien Brody“I don’t have an option”

Agustina San Martin

Agustina San Martin“I refuse to be one thing”

Al Pacino

Al Pacino“You can’t let your skin get too thick”

Alan Menken

Alan Menken“Always be in love with the process”

Alejandro Iñárritu

Alejandro Iñárritu“There is no way you can stop”

Alexander Payne

Alexander Payne“I was far from the most talented”

Alfie Allen

Alfie Allen“It’s a form of torture every night”

Alicia Vikander

Alicia Vikander“You just work through it”

Amy Schumer

Amy Schumer“That’s all I can ask for”

Andreas Deja

Andreas Deja“Realism is the tough part”

Andrew Garfield

Andrew Garfield“It’s a wound and a gift”

Andrew Kevin Walker

Andrew Kevin Walker“It still gave me nightmares”

Ang Lee

Ang Lee“No one can see what’s coming”

Anthony Hopkins

Anthony Hopkins“I see the lines, but I don’t care”

Anton Corbijn

Anton Corbijn“My life is crazy, but it’s real love”

Anton Yelchin

Anton Yelchin“There are no real answers”

Antonio Banderas

Antonio Banderas“I live in the mystery”

Ari Wegner

Ari Wegner“It’s a really connected experience”

Armando Iannucci

Armando Iannucci“There are no rules anymore”

Audrey Tautou

Audrey Tautou“Who is the artist?”

Ben Kingsley

Ben Kingsley“I love the now, it is all we have”

Benedict Cumberbatch

Benedict Cumberbatch“Your mind has the power to shape reality”

Bill Conti

Bill Conti“I’m writing it for emotional reaction”

Bill Murray

Bill Murray“It’s more intake than output”

Bill Nighy

Bill Nighy“If everybody laughs, job done”

Bong Joon-ho

Bong Joon-ho“The fear is hard to get rid of”

Brendan Fraser

Brendan Fraser“I am not a stranger to that”

Brian De Palma

Brian De Palma“You have to battle”

Brie Larson

Brie Larson“I hope my work makes people feel less alone”

Bruce Dern

Bruce Dern“You’ve got to keep accelerating”

Bryan Cranston

Bryan Cranston“I want to slow it down”

Caleb Landry Jones

Caleb Landry Jones“Acting will always be strange to me”

Catherine Deneuve

Catherine Deneuve“You don’t tell the same stories”

Chaitanya Tamhane

Chaitanya Tamhane“I want to find my own language”

Charlie Hunnam

Charlie Hunnam“I worry that I’ll get devoured”

Charlie Kaufman

Charlie Kaufman“I don’t believe in rules”

Charlotte Rampling

Charlotte Rampling“You have to be brave”

Chiwetel Ejiofor

Chiwetel Ejiofor“You’ve got to swing for the rafters”

Chloë Sevigny

Chloë Sevigny“I am leaning towards mysticism”

Chloé Zhao

Chloé Zhao“I call it the age of innocence”

Chris Pratt

Chris Pratt“I’m not going to freak out”

Christian Bale

Christian Bale“I like being responsible for myself”

Christine Vachon

Christine Vachon“You have to have the stomach for it”

Christoph Waltz

Christoph Waltz“It has nothing to do with the job”

Christopher Nolan

Christopher Nolan“I did not intend any message”

Christopher Walken

Christopher Walken“That’s it, it’s over”

Claude Chabrol

Claude Chabrol“There’s nothing original in my movies”

Colin Farrell

Colin Farrell“I don’t think parenthood changes you”

Colin Firth

Colin Firth“It sounds awfully spoiled, but I’ll take it”

Colleen Atwood

Colleen Atwood“You want them to resonate”

Colman Domingo

Colman Domingo“That was enough for me”

Craig Roberts

Craig Roberts“Nobody knows what’s going on”

Da’Vine Joy Randolph

Da’Vine Joy Randolph“I want a continuous development”

Daniel Kaluuya

Daniel Kaluuya“Making it is not impossible”

Daniel Radcliffe

Daniel Radcliffe“I’ve released a lot of the pressure”

Danny DeVito

Danny DeVito“You’ve gotta go in all the way”

Danny Elfman

Danny Elfman“I’m wired in this way”

Darren Aronofsky

Darren Aronofsky“I wish I could be more manipulative”

David J. Peterson

David J. Peterson“Does it fit the culture?”

David Lynch

David Lynch“Stories should have the suffering”

David Newman

David Newman“You’re bonded to it”

David Oyelowo

David Oyelowo“You are not the center”

Davis Guggenheim

Davis Guggenheim“I want to keep breaking the rules”

Deborah L. Scott

Deborah L. Scott“The heart of it is always the same”

Deborah Landis

Deborah Landis“Costumes are talismans”

Denise Gough

Denise Gough“It feels like I need to hold back”

Dennis Hopper

Dennis Hopper“I thought I had power”

Dennis Muren

Dennis Muren“There’s a magic to it”

Denzel Washington

Denzel Washington“I don't think there is a system”

Diane Kruger

Diane Kruger“Who needs to be told what to think?”

Diane Lane

Diane Lane“I try not to draw attention to myself”

Don Cheadle

Don Cheadle“Movies are not attempting to educate you”

Dwayne Johnson

Dwayne Johnson“It comes with the game”

Edgar Wright

Edgar Wright“It becomes a bit like alchemy”

Edward Berger

Edward Berger“All it takes is a good script”

Edward Norton

Edward Norton“It’s about balance”

Elijah Wood

Elijah Wood“Every film has its own part to play”

Elisabeth Moss

Elisabeth Moss“Truth is stranger than fiction”

Elizabeth Olsen

Elizabeth Olsen“I just had to step it up”

Ellen Kuras

Ellen Kuras“I’ve always worked in my mind’s eye”

Emile Hirsch

Emile Hirsch“That’s why I am the way I am”

Emma Stone

Emma Stone“Anxiety in its essence is fear”

Eric Roth

Eric Roth“Screenwriting is a bastardized form of art”

Ethan Hawke

Ethan Hawke“I wonder if I’m up to the task”

Ferdinando Cito Filomarino

Ferdinando Cito Filomarino“It was a different type of mission”

Florian Hoffmeister

Florian Hoffmeister“That’s the birthplace of the visual”

Francis Ford Coppola

Francis Ford Coppola“It’s a devastating decision”

François Ozon

François Ozon“I don't suffer”

Frank Langella

Frank Langella“I couldn’t look a girl in the eye”

Freida Pinto

Freida Pinto“If you're bothered, change the channel”

Gael García Bernal

Gael García Bernal“Growing up is such a gift”

Geoffrey Rush

Geoffrey Rush“Why have we become this way?”

George MacKay

George MacKay“You can’t dream up something you haven’t felt”

Glenn Close

Glenn Close“My passion is exactly the same”

Guillermo del Toro

Guillermo del Toro“I am not meta, I am really earnest”

Gus Van Sant

Gus Van Sant“You always want it to be different”

Guy Pearce

Guy Pearce“Where’s my conviction?”

Hans Zimmer

Hans Zimmer“You are forever in that dream world”

Henry Cavill

Henry Cavill“We don’t play a perfect game at all times”

Hilary Swank

Hilary Swank“You’ve got to trust your instincts”

Hildur Guðnadóttir

Hildur Guðnadóttir“That’s when things come alive”

Ian McKellen

Ian McKellen“The journey goes on”

Idris Elba

Idris Elba“The process is like a jigsaw puzzle”

Isabella Rossellini

Isabella Rossellini“Things will come back”

J.K. Simmons

J.K. Simmons“Good writing makes me crazy”

Jack Nicholson

Jack Nicholson“I put on a good show”

James Cameron

James Cameron“All my movies are love stories”

James Franco

James Franco“I do all my homework”

James McAvoy

James McAvoy“I don’t feel entitled”

Jamie Bell

Jamie Bell“I get what I want out of it”

Jane Birkin

Jane Birkin“There was a sense of being totally free”

Jane Campion

Jane Campion“It has to go beyond”

Jared Leto

Jared Leto“Every film has changed my life”

Jason Schwartzman

Jason Schwartzman“I enter a weird mode”

Javier Bardem

Javier Bardem“My slate is clean”

Jeff Bridges

Jeff Bridges“Life is my guru”

Jeff Goldblum

Jeff Goldblum“I can do this in a hundred ways”

Jennifer Lame

Jennifer Lame“I loved the puzzle of the process”

Jesse Eisenberg

Jesse Eisenberg“I’m not being tricked”

Jim Carrey

Jim Carrey“There is no me”

Jim Jarmusch

Jim Jarmusch“What are they afraid of?”

Jodie Foster

Jodie Foster“We are in an era of identity searching”

Joe Wright

Joe Wright“It’s a matter of feeling”

Joel Edgerton

Joel Edgerton“I create my freedom around that”

Jóhann Jóhannsson

Jóhann Jóhannsson“Does it speak simply and directly?”

John C. Reilly

John C. Reilly“We all owe a debt”

John Hurt

John Hurt“There’s not much work in it”

John Malkovich

John Malkovich“I am not in any hurry”

John Waters

John Waters“Stop blaming your parents”

Jon Landau

Jon Landau“I can’t do anything unless I’m all in”

Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Joseph Gordon-Levitt“It hasn’t happened yet”

Jude Law

Jude Law“It's not you”

Judi Dench

Judi Dench“I have an irrational fear of boredom”

Julianne Moore

Julianne Moore“We want to feel something”

Julie Delpy

Julie Delpy“People should care about who they are”

Juliette Binoche

Juliette Binoche“You have to be more intelligent”

Kathleen Kennedy and Frank Marshall

Kathleen Kennedy and Frank Marshall“The stakes have changed”

Keira Knightley

Keira Knightley“It’s the joy of growing up”

Kenneth Branagh

Kenneth Branagh“It’s not such a great leap”

Kevin Kline

Kevin Kline“It’s a different sort of thrill”

Kevin MacDonald

Kevin MacDonald“You know it when you feel it”

Kiernan Shipka

Kiernan Shipka“I was living those themes in my own ways”

Kristin Scott Thomas

Kristin Scott Thomas“You forget how much it hurts”

Kyle Bell

Kyle Bell“I can do this”

Laura Dern

Laura Dern“We have to evolve together”

Leonardo DiCaprio

Leonardo DiCaprio“I am a lot calmer now”

Leslie Odom Jr.

Leslie Odom Jr.“We have to make room for all of it”

Liam Neeson

Liam Neeson“I created my own luck”

Liesl Tommy

Liesl Tommy“Let your instincts take over”

Lily Gladstone

Lily Gladstone“You are constantly a role model”

Lily James

Lily James“You’re at the mercy of circumstance”

Luca Guadagnino

Luca Guadagnino“I try to surrender to my evidences”

Ludovico Einaudi

Ludovico Einaudi“It was like a ritual”

Ludwig Göransson

Ludwig Göransson“I’m building a puzzle”

Lupita Nyong’o

Lupita Nyong’o“I have to transform who I am”

Lyn Paolo

Lyn Paolo“I love creating those worlds”

M. Night Shyamalan

M. Night Shyamalan“I’m who you want in there”

Mads Mikkelsen

Mads Mikkelsen“That’s how we defined it”

Mahershala Ali

Mahershala Ali“The stakes were always high”

Maisie Williams

Maisie Williams“I’ve learned to protect myself”

Małgorzata Szumowska

Małgorzata Szumowska“It’s so unpredictable”

Marianne Elliott

Marianne Elliott“You’re there to change lives”

Marion Cotillard

Marion Cotillard“My dream was simple”

Mark Bridges

Mark Bridges“I’m there to satisfy the piece”

Mark Duplass

Mark Duplass“It’s a dog fight”

Marlee Matlin

Marlee Matlin“That’s what keeps me going”

Matt Damon

Matt Damon“These types of movies are going away”

Matt Dillon

Matt Dillon“There’s always something to look for”

Matthew Libatique

Matthew Libatique“That’s not lost on me”

Maya Hawke

Maya Hawke“I’m a lifelong learner”

Melissa Leo

Melissa Leo“Acting has given me a purpose”

Meryl Streep

Meryl Streep“I'm not always happy”

Michael Ballhaus

Michael Ballhaus“Nobody can hurt me”

Michael Caine

Michael Caine“I don’t get the girl, I get the part”

Michael Douglas

Michael Douglas“Youth is wasted on the young”

Michael Pitt

Michael Pitt“Don’t give yourself an out”

Michael Shannon

Michael Shannon“There’s no reward other than knowledge”

Michel Gondry

Michel Gondry“I believe in Utopia”

Mila Kunis

Mila Kunis“They build you up just to knock you down”

Miranda July

Miranda July“I am making more room in the world”

Monica Bellucci

Monica Bellucci“I like to explore the dark side”

Morgan Freeman

Morgan Freeman“Strive for pleasure and peace”

Newton Thomas Sigel

Newton Thomas Sigel“I can close my eyes and see it”

Nick Offerman

Nick Offerman“I have a pugilist in me”

Nicolas Cage

Nicolas Cage“Sometimes it’s good to be hated”

Nicole Kidman

Nicole Kidman“You choose the path”

Noah Baumbach

Noah Baumbach“You can't get away from yourself”

Noomi Rapace

Noomi Rapace“Embrace the cracks”

Oliver Stone

Oliver Stone“I’m braced for disappointment”

Olivia Colman

Olivia Colman“It will always be a mystery”

Olivia Wilde

Olivia Wilde“It lights you up”

Owen Wilson

Owen Wilson“You just go with it”

Paul Feig

Paul Feig“Comedy is never going to go away”

Paul Schrader

Paul Schrader“That day is gone”

Pedro Almodóvar

Pedro Almodóvar“Keep it on the rails”

Peter Dinklage

Peter Dinklage“The fight is all”

Peter Fonda

Peter Fonda“I'll shoot first, right through the door.”

Quentin Tarantino

Quentin Tarantino“It’s a corrupted cinema”

Quvenzhané Wallis

Quvenzhané Wallis“Not perfect, but better”

Ralph Fiennes

Ralph Fiennes“One’s vanity is always there”

Rami Malek

Rami Malek“It was daunting to live up to that”

Rebecca Hall

Rebecca Hall“People are still people”

Renée Zellweger

Renée Zellweger“I try to concentrate on something true”

Richard Dreyfuss

Richard Dreyfuss“I have achieved all my dreams”

Richard Gere

Richard Gere“We are all in this together”

Ricky Gervais

Ricky Gervais“The truth is more devastating than a lie”

Ridley Scott

Ridley Scott“You can't have a comfortable ride”

Rob Marshall

Rob Marshall“There’s nothing like it”

Rob Reiner

Rob Reiner“I believe in it”

Robert Pattinson

Robert Pattinson“Everyone wants you to be so vanilla”

Robert Richardson

Robert Richardson“I try to be a chameleon”

Robin Wright

Robin Wright“We’re always compromising”

Rodrigo Prieto

Rodrigo Prieto“It’s all about emphasizing emotions”

Russell Crowe

Russell Crowe“I have a moral standard of my own”

Ruth E. Carter

Ruth E. Carter“We have to make it come to life”

RZA

RZA“I knew where to go”

Sam Mendes

Sam Mendes“No one is owed anything”

Sam Raimi

Sam Raimi“It’s done in earnestness”

Sam Rockwell

Sam Rockwell“It’s just being there for the first time”

Sandra Hüller

Sandra Hüller“These doors have opened”

Sandy Powell

Sandy Powell“This is where I want to stay”

Saniyya Sidney

Saniyya Sidney“This is what I want to do”

Sarah Paulson

Sarah Paulson“It’s the way you come up”

Sarah Polley

Sarah Polley“It felt so revolutionary”

Sarah Silverman

Sarah Silverman“Usually I’m the idiot”

Sean Penn

Sean Penn“I wouldn’t trade it for anything”

Seth MacFarlane

Seth MacFarlane“There’s room for all”

Sheila Atim

Sheila Atim“This is who we are”

Sienna Miller

Sienna Miller“It’s always a dilemma”

Sofia Coppola

Sofia Coppola“Film is our family business”

Spike Lee

Spike Lee“I’m not a quitter”

Stacy Martin

Stacy Martin“The film saves me”

Stellan Skarsgård

Stellan Skarsgård“Yes Lars, I’ll be there”

Stephen Frears

Stephen Frears“Failure is where you learn”

Steve Buscemi

Steve Buscemi“I don’t really think about emotions”

Steve Carell

Steve Carell“It’s different every time”

Steve McQueen

Steve McQueen“It’s about what’s right, not what fits”

Steven Soderbergh

Steven Soderbergh“I can’t reverse a trend”

Susan Sarandon

Susan Sarandon“Let’s hope it changes”

Susanne Bier

Susanne Bier“I never looked back”

Tahar Rahim

Tahar Rahim“Why recreate when you can create?”

Taika Waititi

Taika Waititi“No idea is final”

Terry Gilliam

Terry Gilliam“Things happen”

Thea Sharrock

Thea Sharrock“Deal with it and reflect on it afterwards”

Tim Roth

Tim Roth“It was our turn now”

Todd Haynes

Todd Haynes“You have to be alone to be inspired”

Tracee Ellis Ross

Tracee Ellis Ross“Why not do it in a big way?”

Tye Sheridan

Tye Sheridan“You have to rise to the moment”

Vanessa Kirby

Vanessa Kirby“Empathy is the job for an actor”

Vicky Krieps

Vicky Krieps“Go with your instinct”

Viggo Mortensen

Viggo Mortensen“Experience should free you”

Vincent Cassel

Vincent Cassel“Keep the mystery alive”

Wally Pfister

Wally Pfister“I had to shift to storytelling”

Werner Herzog

Werner Herzog“Trust in my wild fantasies”

Wes Anderson

Wes Anderson“We are usually doing it one way”

Whitney White

Whitney White“Just keep expanding”

Will Ferrell

Will Ferrell“I am kind of boring to me”

Willem Dafoe

Willem Dafoe“You are not driving it”

Wim Wenders

Wim Wenders“Everything I loved I had to defend”

Woody Harrelson

Woody Harrelson“I have hypnotized myself”

Zachary Quinto

Zachary Quinto“I have a different journey”

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