Film Interviews

Vicky Krieps

Vicky Krieps“Go with your instinct”

Maya Hawke

Maya Hawke“I’m a lifelong learner”

Quvenzhané Wallis

Quvenzhané Wallis“Not perfect, but better”

Kevin MacDonald

Kevin MacDonald“You know it when you feel it”

Colman Domingo

Colman Domingo“That was enough for me”

Noomi Rapace

Noomi Rapace“Embrace the cracks”

Sandra Hüller

Sandra Hüller“These doors have opened”

Da’Vine Joy Randolph

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

Lily Gladstone

Lily Gladstone“You are constantly a role model”

Mark Bridges

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

Małgorzata Szumowska

Małgorzata Szumowska“It’s so unpredictable”

Jennifer Lame

Jennifer Lame“I loved the puzzle of the process”

Lyn Paolo

Lyn Paolo“I love creating those worlds”

Mads Mikkelsen

Mads Mikkelsen“That’s how we defined it”

Stephen Frears

Stephen Frears“Failure is where you learn”

Hildur Guðnadóttir

Hildur Guðnadóttir“That’s when things come alive”

Christopher Nolan

Christopher Nolan“I did not intend any message”

Kathleen Kennedy and Frank Marshall

Kathleen Kennedy and Frank Marshall“The stakes have changed”

Dennis Muren

Dennis Muren“There’s a magic to it”

Rob Marshall

Rob Marshall“There’s nothing like it”

Davis Guggenheim

Davis Guggenheim“I want to keep breaking the rules”

Kiernan Shipka

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

Sandy Powell

Sandy Powell“This is where I want to stay”

Florian Hoffmeister

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

Tye Sheridan

Tye Sheridan“You have to rise to the moment”

Brendan Fraser

Brendan Fraser“I am not a stranger to that”

Sarah Polley

Sarah Polley“It felt so revolutionary”

Edward Berger

Edward Berger“All it takes is a good script”

John Malkovich

John Malkovich“I am not in any hurry”

Saniyya Sidney

Saniyya Sidney“This is what I want to do”

Deborah L. Scott

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

Jon Landau

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

Matthew Libatique

Matthew Libatique“That’s not lost on me”

Deborah Landis

Deborah Landis“Costumes are talismans”

Alan Menken

Alan Menken“Always be in love with the process”

Lupita Nyong’o

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

Kyle Bell

Kyle Bell“I can do this”

Ludovico Einaudi

Ludovico Einaudi“It was like a ritual”

Idris Elba

Idris Elba“The process is like a jigsaw puzzle”

David Newman

David Newman“You’re bonded to it”

Rob Reiner

Rob Reiner“I believe in it”

Whitney White

Whitney White“Just keep expanding”

Olivia Wilde

Olivia Wilde“It lights you up”

Danny Elfman

Danny Elfman“I’m wired in this way”

Glenn Close

Glenn Close“My passion is exactly the same”

Sam Raimi

Sam Raimi“It’s done in earnestness”

Elizabeth Olsen

Elizabeth Olsen“I just had to step it up”

Jamie Bell

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

Caleb Landry Jones

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

Dwayne Johnson

Dwayne Johnson“It comes with the game”

Marlee Matlin

Marlee Matlin“That’s what keeps me going”

Jane Campion

Jane Campion“It has to go beyond”

Ari Wegner

Ari Wegner“It’s a really connected experience”

Joe Wright

Joe Wright“It’s a matter of feeling”

Adrien Brody

Adrien Brody“I don’t have an option”

Henry Cavill

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

Chaitanya Tamhane

Chaitanya Tamhane“I want to find my own language”

Abel Ferrara

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

Bill Murray

Bill Murray“It’s more intake than output”

Edgar Wright

Edgar Wright“It becomes a bit like alchemy”

Liam Neeson

Liam Neeson“I created my own luck”

Liesl Tommy

Liesl Tommy“Let your instincts take over”

Ferdinando Cito Filomarino

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

Agustina San Martin

Agustina San Martin“I refuse to be one thing”

Elijah Wood

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

Sean Penn

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

Andreas Deja

Andreas Deja“Realism is the tough part”

Steven Soderbergh

Steven Soderbergh“I can’t reverse a trend”

Gael García Bernal

Gael García Bernal“Growing up is such a gift”

Newton Thomas Sigel

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

Sheila Atim

Sheila Atim“This is who we are”

Ruth E. Carter

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

Daniel Kaluuya

Daniel Kaluuya“Making it is not impossible”

Chloé Zhao

Chloé Zhao“I call it the age of innocence”

Leslie Odom Jr.

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

Tahar Rahim

Tahar Rahim“Why recreate when you can create?”

Jared Leto

Jared Leto“Every film has changed my life”

Emile Hirsch

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

Melissa Leo

Melissa Leo“Acting has given me a purpose”

Michael Shannon

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

Miranda July

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

Tim Roth

Tim Roth“It was our turn now”

Richard Dreyfuss

Richard Dreyfuss“I have achieved all my dreams”

Jane Birkin

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

Paul Feig

Paul Feig“Comedy is never going to go away”

Susanne Bier

Susanne Bier“I never looked back”

Seth MacFarlane

Seth MacFarlane“There’s room for all”

RZA

RZA“I knew where to go”

Sarah Paulson

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

David J. Peterson

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

Vanessa Kirby

Vanessa Kirby“Empathy is the job for an actor”

Maisie Williams

Maisie Williams“I’ve learned to protect myself”

Kenneth Branagh

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

Tracee Ellis Ross

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

Armando Iannucci

Armando Iannucci“There are no rules anymore”

Bill Nighy

Bill Nighy“If everybody laughs, job done”

George MacKay

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

Ellen Kuras

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

Bill Conti

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

Rodrigo Prieto

Rodrigo Prieto“It’s all about emphasizing emotions”

Laura Dern

Laura Dern“We have to evolve together”

Renée Zellweger

Renée Zellweger“I try to concentrate on something true”

Bong Joon-ho

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

Taika Waititi

Taika Waititi“No idea is final”

Sam Mendes

Sam Mendes“No one is owed anything”

Matt Damon

Matt Damon“These types of movies are going away”

Wally Pfister

Wally Pfister“I had to shift to storytelling”

Keira Knightley

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

Hilary Swank

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

Ludwig Göransson

Ludwig Göransson“I’m building a puzzle”

Pedro Almodóvar

Pedro Almodóvar“Keep it on the rails”

Colleen Atwood

Colleen Atwood“You want them to resonate”

Francis Ford Coppola

Francis Ford Coppola“It’s a devastating decision”

Chloë Sevigny

Chloë Sevigny“I am leaning towards mysticism”

Christoph Waltz

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

John C. Reilly

John C. Reilly“We all owe a debt”

Nicole Kidman

Nicole Kidman“You choose the path”

Spike Lee

Spike Lee“I’m not a quitter”

Mahershala Ali

Mahershala Ali“The stakes were always high”

Olivia Colman

Olivia Colman“It will always be a mystery”

Rami Malek

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

Joel Edgerton

Joel Edgerton“I create my freedom around that”

Mark Duplass

Mark Duplass“It’s a dog fight”

Ralph Fiennes

Ralph Fiennes“One’s vanity is always there”

Matt Dillon

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

Steve McQueen

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

Javier Bardem

Javier Bardem“My slate is clean”

Stacy Martin

Stacy Martin“The film saves me”

Woody Harrelson

Woody Harrelson“I have hypnotized myself”

Charlie Hunnam

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

Marianne Elliott

Marianne Elliott“You’re there to change lives”

Ridley Scott

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

Bryan Cranston

Bryan Cranston“I want to slow it down”

Amy Schumer

Amy Schumer“That’s all I can ask for”

Benedict Cumberbatch

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

Andrew Garfield

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

Aaron Sorkin

Aaron Sorkin“That takes quite an ego”

Luca Guadagnino

Luca Guadagnino“I try to surrender to my evidences”

Jodie Foster

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

Guillermo del Toro

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

Daniel Radcliffe

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

Kristin Scott Thomas

Kristin Scott Thomas“You forget how much it hurts”

Jim Carrey

Jim Carrey“There is no me”

Andrew Kevin Walker

Andrew Kevin Walker“It still gave me nightmares”

Denise Gough

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

Jeff Goldblum

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

Rebecca Hall

Rebecca Hall“People are still people”

Steve Buscemi

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

Judi Dench

Judi Dench“I have an irrational fear of boredom”

Eric Roth

Eric Roth“Screenwriting is a bastardized form of art”

Russell Crowe

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

Diane Lane

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

Todd Haynes

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

Richard Gere

Richard Gere“We are all in this together”

Alfie Allen

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

Lily James

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

James McAvoy

James McAvoy“I don’t feel entitled”

Ang Lee

Ang Lee“No one can see what’s coming”

Sienna Miller

Sienna Miller“It’s always a dilemma”

Guy Pearce

Guy Pearce“Where’s my conviction?”

Emma Stone

Emma Stone“Anxiety in its essence is fear”

James Cameron

James Cameron“All my movies are love stories”

Nick Offerman

Nick Offerman“I have a pugilist in me”

M. Night Shyamalan

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

Steve Carell

Steve Carell“It’s different every time”

Jim Jarmusch

Jim Jarmusch“What are they afraid of?”

Paul Schrader

Paul Schrader“That day is gone”

Joseph Gordon-Levitt

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

Alicia Vikander

Alicia Vikander“You just work through it”

Danny DeVito

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

J.K. Simmons

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

Owen Wilson

Owen Wilson“You just go with it”

Julianne Moore

Julianne Moore“We want to feel something”

Michael Ballhaus

Michael Ballhaus“Nobody can hurt me”

Don Cheadle

Don Cheadle“Movies are not attempting to educate you”

Bruce Dern

Bruce Dern“You’ve got to keep accelerating”

Thea Sharrock

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

Robert Richardson

Robert Richardson“I try to be a chameleon”

Christine Vachon

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

Ricky Gervais

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

Brie Larson

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

Oliver Stone

Oliver Stone“I’m braced for disappointment”

Chiwetel Ejiofor

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

Alejandro Iñárritu

Alejandro Iñárritu“There is no way you can stop”

Antonio Banderas

Antonio Banderas“I live in the mystery”

Ian McKellen

Ian McKellen“The journey goes on”

Juliette Binoche

Juliette Binoche“You have to be more intelligent”

Elisabeth Moss

Elisabeth Moss“Truth is stranger than fiction”

Jóhann Jóhannsson

Jóhann Jóhannsson“Does it speak simply and directly?”

Diane Kruger

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

Peter Dinklage

Peter Dinklage“The fight is all”

Craig Roberts

Craig Roberts“Nobody knows what’s going on”

Robert Pattinson

Robert Pattinson“Everyone wants you to be so vanilla”

Al Pacino

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

John Waters

John Waters“Stop blaming your parents”

Catherine Deneuve

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

Chris Pratt

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

Freida Pinto

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

Jeff Bridges

Jeff Bridges“Life is my guru”

Anton Yelchin

Anton Yelchin“There are no real answers”

Wes Anderson

Wes Anderson“We are usually doing it one way”

Marion Cotillard

Marion Cotillard“My dream was simple”

David Oyelowo

David Oyelowo“You are not the center”

Sam Rockwell

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

Susan Sarandon

Susan Sarandon“Let’s hope it changes”

Isabella Rossellini

Isabella Rossellini“Things will come back”

David Lynch

David Lynch“Stories should have the suffering”

Kevin Kline

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

Hans Zimmer

Hans Zimmer“You are forever in that dream world”

Claude Chabrol

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

Nicolas Cage

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

François Ozon

François Ozon“I don't suffer”

Jesse Eisenberg

Jesse Eisenberg“I’m not being tricked”

Viggo Mortensen

Viggo Mortensen“Experience should free you”

Zachary Quinto

Zachary Quinto“I have a different journey”

John Hurt

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

Wim Wenders

Wim Wenders“Everything I loved I had to defend”

Dennis Hopper

Dennis Hopper“I thought I had power”

Quentin Tarantino

Quentin Tarantino“It’s a corrupted cinema”

Christian Bale

Christian Bale“I like being responsible for myself”

Darren Aronofsky

Darren Aronofsky“I wish I could be more manipulative”

Willem Dafoe

Willem Dafoe“You are not driving it”

Frank Langella

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

Noah Baumbach

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

Audrey Tautou

Audrey Tautou“Who is the artist?”

Brian De Palma

Brian De Palma“You have to battle”

Werner Herzog

Werner Herzog“Trust in my wild fantasies”

Christopher Walken

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

Anton Corbijn

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

Morgan Freeman

Morgan Freeman“Strive for pleasure and peace”

Jude Law

Jude Law“It's not you”

Julie Delpy

Julie Delpy“People should care about who they are”

Geoffrey Rush

Geoffrey Rush“Why have we become this way?”

Stellan Skarsgård

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

Sarah Silverman

Sarah Silverman“Usually I’m the idiot”

Denzel Washington

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

Monica Bellucci

Monica Bellucci“I like to explore the dark side”

Gus Van Sant

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

Edward Norton

Edward Norton“It’s about balance”

Alexander Payne

Alexander Payne“I was far from the most talented”

Ethan Hawke

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

Colin Firth

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

Charlotte Rampling

Charlotte Rampling“You have to be brave”

Jason Schwartzman

Jason Schwartzman“I enter a weird mode”

Terry Gilliam

Terry Gilliam“Things happen”

Vincent Cassel

Vincent Cassel“Keep the mystery alive”

Ben Kingsley

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

Charlie Kaufman

Charlie Kaufman“I don’t believe in rules”

Michael Douglas

Michael Douglas“Youth is wasted on the young”

Robin Wright

Robin Wright“We’re always compromising”

James Franco

James Franco“I do all my homework”

Leonardo DiCaprio

Leonardo DiCaprio“I am a lot calmer now”

Peter Fonda

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

Anthony Hopkins

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

Michael Caine

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

Mila Kunis

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

Colin Farrell

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

Will Ferrell

Will Ferrell“I am kind of boring to me”

Michel Gondry

Michel Gondry“I believe in Utopia”

Meryl Streep

Meryl Streep“I'm not always happy”

Jack Nicholson

Jack Nicholson“I put on a good show”

Sofia Coppola

Sofia Coppola“Film is our family business”

Michael Pitt

Michael Pitt“Don’t give yourself an out”

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