Jack Giroux

Longtime FSR contributor Jack Giroux likes movies. He thinks they're swell.
Diane Paragas

Diane Paragas’ 15 Year Journey to Direct ‘Yellow Rose’

By Jack Giroux 

We chat with filmmaker Diane Paragas about how she always knew ‘Yellow Rose’ was the right film for her narrative feature debut.

Godzilla Vs Kong

Max Borenstein on the Rules of Writing ‘Godzilla vs. Kong’

By Jack Giroux 

In our interview with the screenwriter, he talks about working with two iconic characters and why the humans are now co-stars more than ever.

Roseanne Liang Shadow In The Cloud

Roseanne Liang Wants to Live and Die Making Action Movies

By Jack Giroux 

From her days in film school in New Zealand to most recently shooting monster action, she has always had action movies in her DNA. 

Craig Brewer Filmography

How Craig Brewer Went from Couch Surfing to ‘Coming 2 America’

By Jack Giroux 

We talk to the filmmaker about his career, the truth about ‘Hustle & Flow,’ and his work with Eddie Murphy.

Richard Shepard

Richard Shepard Walks Us Through Directing the ‘Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist’ Pilot

By Jack Giroux 

We sit down with director Richard Shepard for a conversation about making of the pilot for the NBC series Zoe’s Extraordinary Playlist.

Floria Sigismondi

Floria Sigismondi Wants to Make Every Breath Count

By Jack Giroux 

‘The Turning’ director Floria Sigismondi on her life in the arts, Federico Fellini, and her life-changing collaborations with David Bowie and Marilyn Manson.

Rian Johnson Knives Out

‘Knives Out’ Director Rian Johnson on Making a Whodunit for the Modern World

By Jack Giroux 

The filmmaker behind Looper and Star Wars: The Last Jedi walks us through crafting a sharp-tongued mystery, his love of Agatha Christie, and casting Daniel Craig as a brilliant buffoon. 

Noah Hawley

‘Lucy in the Sky’ Director Noah Hawley on Life in Space and His Directorial Debut

By Jack Giroux 

The acclaimed creator of the TV series ‘Fargo’ and ‘Legion’ talks to us all about astronauts, challenging audiences, and what inspires him. 

Andrea Berloff The Kitchen

‘The Kitchen’ Writer-Director Andrea Berloff on Her Directorial Debut and New York Mob History

By Jack Giroux 

The Academy Award-nominated screenwriter behind ‘Straight Outta Compton’ discusses economic storytelling, making a new kind of mob movie, and recreating Hell’s Kitchen, 1978.