Film Interviews

RZA

RZA“I knew where to go”

Paul Feig

Paul Feig“Comedy is never going to go away”

Mahershala Ali

Mahershala Ali“The stakes were always high”

Alfie Allen

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

Pedro Almodóvar

Pedro Almodóvar“Keep it on the rails”

Wes Anderson

Wes Anderson“We are usually doing it one way”

Darren Aronofsky

Darren Aronofsky“I wish I could be more manipulative”

Sheila Atim

Sheila Atim“This is who we are”

Colleen Atwood

Colleen Atwood“You want them to resonate”

Christian Bale

Christian Bale“I like being responsible for myself”

Michael Ballhaus

Michael Ballhaus“Nobody can hurt me”

Antonio Banderas

Antonio Banderas“I live in the mystery”

Javier Bardem

Javier Bardem“My slate is clean”

Noah Baumbach

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

Jamie Bell

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

Kyle Bell

Kyle Bell“I can do this”

Monica Bellucci

Monica Bellucci“I like to explore the dark side”

Edward Berger

Edward Berger“All it takes is a good script”

Susanne Bier

Susanne Bier“I never looked back”

Juliette Binoche

Juliette Binoche“You have to be more intelligent”

Jane Birkin

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

Kenneth Branagh

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

Jeff Bridges

Jeff Bridges“Life is my guru”

Mark Bridges

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

Adrien Brody

Adrien Brody“I don’t have an option”

Steve Buscemi

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

Nicolas Cage

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

Michael Caine

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

James Cameron

James Cameron“All my movies are love stories”

Jane Campion

Jane Campion“It has to go beyond”

Steve Carell

Steve Carell“It’s different every time”

Jim Carrey

Jim Carrey“There is no me”

Ruth E. Carter

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

Vincent Cassel

Vincent Cassel“Keep the mystery alive”

Henry Cavill

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

Claude Chabrol

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

Don Cheadle

Don Cheadle“Movies are not attempting to educate you”

Ferdinando Cito Filomarino

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

Glenn Close

Glenn Close“My passion is exactly the same”

Olivia Colman

Olivia Colman“It will always be a mystery”

Bill Conti

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

Sofia Coppola

Sofia Coppola“Film is our family business”

Anton Corbijn

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

Marion Cotillard

Marion Cotillard“My dream was simple”

Bryan Cranston

Bryan Cranston“I want to slow it down”

Russell Crowe

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

Benedict Cumberbatch

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

Willem Dafoe

Willem Dafoe“You are not driving it”

Matt Damon

Matt Damon“These types of movies are going away”

Brian De Palma

Brian De Palma“You have to battle”

Andreas Deja

Andreas Deja“Realism is the tough part”

Guillermo del Toro

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

Julie Delpy

Julie Delpy“People should care about who they are”

Judi Dench

Judi Dench“I have an irrational fear of boredom”

Catherine Deneuve

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

Bruce Dern

Bruce Dern“You’ve got to keep accelerating”

Laura Dern

Laura Dern“We have to evolve together”

Danny DeVito

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

Leonardo DiCaprio

Leonardo DiCaprio“I am a lot calmer now”

Matt Dillon

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

Peter Dinklage

Peter Dinklage“The fight is all”

Colman Domingo

Colman Domingo“That was enough for me”

Michael Douglas

Michael Douglas“Youth is wasted on the young”

Richard Dreyfuss

Richard Dreyfuss“I have achieved all my dreams”

Mark Duplass

Mark Duplass“It’s a dog fight”

Joel Edgerton

Joel Edgerton“I create my freedom around that”

Ludovico Einaudi

Ludovico Einaudi“It was like a ritual”

Jesse Eisenberg

Jesse Eisenberg“I’m not being tricked”

Chiwetel Ejiofor

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

Idris Elba

Idris Elba“The process is like a jigsaw puzzle”

Danny Elfman

Danny Elfman“I’m wired in this way”

Marianne Elliott

Marianne Elliott“You’re there to change lives”

Tracee Ellis Ross

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

Colin Farrell

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

Abel Ferrara

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

Will Ferrell

Will Ferrell“I am kind of boring to me”

Ralph Fiennes

Ralph Fiennes“One’s vanity is always there”

Colin Firth

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

Peter Fonda

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

Francis Ford Coppola

Francis Ford Coppola“It’s a devastating decision”

Jodie Foster

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

James Franco

James Franco“I do all my homework”

Brendan Fraser

Brendan Fraser“I am not a stranger to that”

Stephen Frears

Stephen Frears“Failure is where you learn”

Morgan Freeman

Morgan Freeman“Strive for pleasure and peace”

Gael García Bernal

Gael García Bernal“Growing up is such a gift”

Andrew Garfield

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

Richard Gere

Richard Gere“We are all in this together”

Ricky Gervais

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

Terry Gilliam

Terry Gilliam“Things happen”

Lily Gladstone

Lily Gladstone“You are constantly a role model”

Jeff Goldblum

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

Michel Gondry

Michel Gondry“I believe in Utopia”

Ludwig Göransson

Ludwig Göransson“I’m building a puzzle”

Joseph Gordon-Levitt

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

Denise Gough

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

Luca Guadagnino

Luca Guadagnino“I try to surrender to my evidences”

Hildur Guðnadóttir

Hildur Guðnadóttir“That’s when things come alive”

Davis Guggenheim

Davis Guggenheim“I want to keep breaking the rules”

Rebecca Hall

Rebecca Hall“People are still people”

Woody Harrelson

Woody Harrelson“I have hypnotized myself”

Ethan Hawke

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

Todd Haynes

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

Werner Herzog

Werner Herzog“Trust in my wild fantasies”

Emile Hirsch

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

Florian Hoffmeister

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

Anthony Hopkins

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

Dennis Hopper

Dennis Hopper“I thought I had power”

Sandra Hüller

Sandra Hüller“These doors have opened”

Charlie Hunnam

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

John Hurt

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

Armando Iannucci

Armando Iannucci“There are no rules anymore”

Alejandro Iñárritu

Alejandro Iñárritu“There is no way you can stop”

Lily James

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

Jim Jarmusch

Jim Jarmusch“What are they afraid of?”

Jóhann Jóhannsson

Jóhann Jóhannsson“Does it speak simply and directly?”

Dwayne Johnson

Dwayne Johnson“It comes with the game”

Bong Joon-ho

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

Miranda July

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

Daniel Kaluuya

Daniel Kaluuya“Making it is not impossible”

Charlie Kaufman

Charlie Kaufman“I don’t believe in rules”

Kathleen Kennedy and Frank Marshall

Kathleen Kennedy and Frank Marshall“The stakes have changed”

Nicole Kidman

Nicole Kidman“You choose the path”

Ben Kingsley

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

Vanessa Kirby

Vanessa Kirby“Empathy is the job for an actor”

Kevin Kline

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

Keira Knightley

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

Diane Kruger

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

Mila Kunis

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

Ellen Kuras

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

Jennifer Lame

Jennifer Lame“I loved the puzzle of the process”

Jon Landau

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

Deborah Landis

Deborah Landis“Costumes are talismans”

Caleb Landry Jones

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

Diane Lane

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

Frank Langella

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

Brie Larson

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

Jude Law

Jude Law“It's not you”

Ang Lee

Ang Lee“No one can see what’s coming”

Spike Lee

Spike Lee“I’m not a quitter”

Melissa Leo

Melissa Leo“Acting has given me a purpose”

Jared Leto

Jared Leto“Every film has changed my life”

Matthew Libatique

Matthew Libatique“That’s not lost on me”

David Lynch

David Lynch“Stories should have the suffering”

Kevin MacDonald

Kevin MacDonald“You know it when you feel it”

Seth MacFarlane

Seth MacFarlane“There’s room for all”

George MacKay

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

Rami Malek

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

John Malkovich

John Malkovich“I am not in any hurry”

Rob Marshall

Rob Marshall“There’s nothing like it”

Stacy Martin

Stacy Martin“The film saves me”

Marlee Matlin

Marlee Matlin“That’s what keeps me going”

James McAvoy

James McAvoy“I don’t feel entitled”

Ian McKellen

Ian McKellen“The journey goes on”

Steve McQueen

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

Sam Mendes

Sam Mendes“No one is owed anything”

Alan Menken

Alan Menken“Always be in love with the process”

Mads Mikkelsen

Mads Mikkelsen“That’s how we defined it”

Sienna Miller

Sienna Miller“It’s always a dilemma”

Julianne Moore

Julianne Moore“We want to feel something”

Viggo Mortensen

Viggo Mortensen“Experience should free you”

Elisabeth Moss

Elisabeth Moss“Truth is stranger than fiction”

Dennis Muren

Dennis Muren“There’s a magic to it”

Bill Murray

Bill Murray“It’s more intake than output”

Liam Neeson

Liam Neeson“I created my own luck”

David Newman

David Newman“You’re bonded to it”

Jack Nicholson

Jack Nicholson“I put on a good show”

Bill Nighy

Bill Nighy“If everybody laughs, job done”

Christopher Nolan

Christopher Nolan“I did not intend any message”

Edward Norton

Edward Norton“It’s about balance”

Lupita Nyong’o

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

Leslie Odom Jr.

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

Nick Offerman

Nick Offerman“I have a pugilist in me”

Elizabeth Olsen

Elizabeth Olsen“I just had to step it up”

David Oyelowo

David Oyelowo“You are not the center”

François Ozon

François Ozon“I don't suffer”

Al Pacino

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

Lyn Paolo

Lyn Paolo“I love creating those worlds”

Robert Pattinson

Robert Pattinson“Everyone wants you to be so vanilla”

Sarah Paulson

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

Alexander Payne

Alexander Payne“I was far from the most talented”

Guy Pearce

Guy Pearce“Where’s my conviction?”

Sean Penn

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

David J. Peterson

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

Wally Pfister

Wally Pfister“I had to shift to storytelling”

Freida Pinto

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

Michael Pitt

Michael Pitt“Don’t give yourself an out”

Sarah Polley

Sarah Polley“It felt so revolutionary”

Sandy Powell

Sandy Powell“This is where I want to stay”

Chris Pratt

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

Rodrigo Prieto

Rodrigo Prieto“It’s all about emphasizing emotions”

Zachary Quinto

Zachary Quinto“I have a different journey”

Daniel Radcliffe

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

Tahar Rahim

Tahar Rahim“Why recreate when you can create?”

Sam Raimi

Sam Raimi“It’s done in earnestness”

Charlotte Rampling

Charlotte Rampling“You have to be brave”

Da’Vine Joy Randolph

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

Noomi Rapace

Noomi Rapace“Embrace the cracks”

John C. Reilly

John C. Reilly“We all owe a debt”

Rob Reiner

Rob Reiner“I believe in it”

Robert Richardson

Robert Richardson“I try to be a chameleon”

Craig Roberts

Craig Roberts“Nobody knows what’s going on”

Sam Rockwell

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

Isabella Rossellini

Isabella Rossellini“Things will come back”

Eric Roth

Eric Roth“Screenwriting is a bastardized form of art”

Tim Roth

Tim Roth“It was our turn now”

Geoffrey Rush

Geoffrey Rush“Why have we become this way?”

Agustina San Martin

Agustina San Martin“I refuse to be one thing”

Susan Sarandon

Susan Sarandon“Let’s hope it changes”

Paul Schrader

Paul Schrader“That day is gone”

Amy Schumer

Amy Schumer“That’s all I can ask for”

Jason Schwartzman

Jason Schwartzman“I enter a weird mode”

Ridley Scott

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

Deborah L. Scott

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

Kristin Scott Thomas

Kristin Scott Thomas“You forget how much it hurts”

Chloë Sevigny

Chloë Sevigny“I am leaning towards mysticism”

Michael Shannon

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

Thea Sharrock

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

Tye Sheridan

Tye Sheridan“You have to rise to the moment”

Kiernan Shipka

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

M. Night Shyamalan

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

Saniyya Sidney

Saniyya Sidney“This is what I want to do”

Newton Thomas Sigel

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

Sarah Silverman

Sarah Silverman“Usually I’m the idiot”

J.K. Simmons

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

Stellan Skarsgård

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

Steven Soderbergh

Steven Soderbergh“I can’t reverse a trend”

Aaron Sorkin

Aaron Sorkin“That takes quite an ego”

Oliver Stone

Oliver Stone“I’m braced for disappointment”

Emma Stone

Emma Stone“Anxiety in its essence is fear”

Meryl Streep

Meryl Streep“I'm not always happy”

Hilary Swank

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

Małgorzata Szumowska

Małgorzata Szumowska“It’s so unpredictable”

Chaitanya Tamhane

Chaitanya Tamhane“I want to find my own language”

Quentin Tarantino

Quentin Tarantino“It’s a corrupted cinema”

Audrey Tautou

Audrey Tautou“Who is the artist?”

Liesl Tommy

Liesl Tommy“Let your instincts take over”

Christine Vachon

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

Gus Van Sant

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

Alicia Vikander

Alicia Vikander“You just work through it”

Taika Waititi

Taika Waititi“No idea is final”

Christopher Walken

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

Andrew Kevin Walker

Andrew Kevin Walker“It still gave me nightmares”

Quvenzhané Wallis

Quvenzhané Wallis“Not perfect, but better”

Christoph Waltz

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

Denzel Washington

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

John Waters

John Waters“Stop blaming your parents”

Ari Wegner

Ari Wegner“It’s a really connected experience”

Wim Wenders

Wim Wenders“Everything I loved I had to defend”

Whitney White

Whitney White“Just keep expanding”

Olivia Wilde

Olivia Wilde“It lights you up”

Maisie Williams

Maisie Williams“I’ve learned to protect myself”

Owen Wilson

Owen Wilson“You just go with it”

Elijah Wood

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

Robin Wright

Robin Wright“We’re always compromising”

Edgar Wright

Edgar Wright“It becomes a bit like alchemy”

Joe Wright

Joe Wright“It’s a matter of feeling”

Anton Yelchin

Anton Yelchin“There are no real answers”

Renée Zellweger

Renée Zellweger“I try to concentrate on something true”

Chloé Zhao

Chloé Zhao“I call it the age of innocence”

Hans Zimmer

Hans Zimmer“You are forever in that dream world”

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