Home Interviews Page 47

Interviews

An Exclusive Interview with a Lead Actor Jude Hill on “Belfast”

Synopsis : BELFAST is a movie straight from Branagh’s own experience. A nine-year-old boy must chart a path towards adulthood through a world that has suddenly turned upside down. His stable and loving community and everything he thought he understood about life is changed forever but joy, laughter, music and the formative magic of the…

Spencer : An Exclusive Interview with Director Pablo Larrain

Synopsis : The marriage of Princess Diana and Prince Charles has long since grown cold. Though rumors of affairs and a divorce abound, peace is ordained for the Christmas festivities at the Queen’s Sandringham Estate. There’s eating and drinking, shooting and hunting. Diana knows the game. But this year, things will be profoundly different. SPENCER…

Netflix’s “Passing” / Q&A with Director Rebecca Hall, Actors Tessa Thompson, Ruth Negga and André Holland

Synopsis : Adapted from the celebrated 1929 novel of the same name by Nella Larsen, PASSING tells the story of two Black women, Irene Redfield (Tessa Thompson) and Clare Kendry (Academy Award nominee Ruth Negga), who can “pass” as white but choose to live on opposite sides of the color line during the height of…

Exclusive Video Interview: Directors and Stars Jim Cummings and PJ McCabe on ‘The Beta Test’ and Revolutionary Moviemaking

Jim Cummings and PJ McCabe travel a dark, twisted path in The Beta Test, a look at the lengths people will go to in service of fulfilling their own desires and preserving their power. But just as fascinating as the film they made is the way that they made it, using crowdfunding to create something…

Heart of Champions: Exclusive Interview with Actor Alex MacNicoll

The most powerful and compelling sports dramas are the ones that feature diverse athletes who reluctantly learn how to bond together to overcome their personal adversities and succeed as a team. That’s certainly true for the characters in the new ensemble film, Heart of Champions. The movie features several protagonists who strive to figure out…

Exclusive Video Interview: Reed Birney on a Powerful Premise and Fantastic Ensemble in ‘Mass’

Actor Reed Birney has been performing on the stage and screen for decades. He won a Tony Award in 2016 for his role in the Broadway play The Humans, and may also be familiar to television audiences for playing the bumbling Donald Blythe on Netflix’s House of Cards. The veteran thespian delivers his latest great…

Billie Eilish: The World’s a Little Blurry : Q&A with Director R.J. Cutler

Synopsis : “Billie Eilish: The World’s A Little Blurry” tells the true coming-of-age story of the singer-songwriter and her rise to global superstardom. From award-winning filmmaker R.J. Cutler, the documentary offers a deeply intimate look at this extraordinary teenager’s journey, at just 17 years old, navigating life on the road, on stage, and at home…

Exclusive Interview: Honor Swinton Byrne on Returning to ‘The Souvenir Part II’

Two years after her film The Souvenir debuted at the Sundance Film Festival, writer-director Joanna Hogg delivers the second part of the story of her signature character Julie, played by Honor Swinton Byrne. This chapter focuses more on Julie’s independent growth and particularly her work as a filmmaker, which was inspired by Hogg’s own experiences….

New York Film Festival : Parallel Mothers / Press Conference with Director Pedro Almodóvar, Actress Penélope Cruz, Actress Milena Smit 

Synopsis : Two women, Janis and Ana, coincide in a hospital room where they are going to give birth. Both are single and became pregnant by accident. Janis, middle-aged, doesn’t regret it and she is exultant. The other, Ana, an adolescent, is scared, repentant and traumatized. Janis tries to encourage her while they move like…

The Rescue :An Exclusive Interview with Academy Award-Winning Filmmakers Jimmy Chin and Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi 

Synopsis : The Rescue chronicles the enthralling, against-all-odds story that transfixed the world in 2018: the daring rescue of twelve boys and their coach from deep inside a flooded cave in Northern Thailand. Using a wealth of never-before-seen material and exclusive interviews, E. Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin keep viewers on the edge of their…

New York Film Festival : The Power of the Dog / Press Conference with director Jane Campion, Actors Benedict Cumberbatch, Kirsten Dunst, Kodi Smit-McPhee, and the Cinematographer Ari Wegner

Synopsis : Severe, pale-eyed, handsome, Phil Burbank is brutally beguiling. All of Phil’s romance, power and fragility is trapped in the past and in the land: He can castrate a bull calf with two swift slashes of his knife; he swims naked in the river, smearing his body with mud. He is a cowboy as…