Interviews

New House, New Horrors: Cinematographer James Kniest on the Visual Distinction of ‘The Haunting of Bly Manor’

Kniest discusses the gothic romance of the Netflix series, plus horror tropes, time jumps, and the black & white episode. Read More

‘Bill & Ted’ Composer Mark Isham Literally Faces the Music

We talk to the Oscar-nominee about his latest score. Read More

TCM’s Alicia Malone Talks ‘Women Make Film’ and the Importance of Contextualizing Classic Hollywood

Film historian and TCM host Alicia Malone discusses what makes 'Women Make Film' different from other film documentaries and what… Read More

Michael Watson Relies on Horsepower to Shoot ‘Lovecraft Country’

We chat with the 'Lovecraft Country' cinematographer Michael Watson about how he rooted his frame in history while never betraying… Read More

‘Mulan’ Director Niki Caro Talks Authenticity, Research, and Responsible Filmmaking

In our interview with the filmmaker, she discusses updating 'Mulan' for contemporary audiences by going back to its legendary roots. Read More

The ‘Bill & Ted Face the Music’ Interview: Being Excellent is a Practice

We talk to the cast and crew of 'Bill & Ted Face the Music' about the philosophical power of excellence… Read More

Jonathan Freeman Explains the Craft of Intimacy in ‘Defending Jacob’

We chat with cinematographer Jonathan Freeman about how he manipulated distance literally and metaphorically for the new Apple TV+ series… Read More

Jay Keitel Shaped Amy Seimetz’s Dread into Action in ‘She Dies Tomorrow’

We chat with cinematographer Jay Keitel about the playful variety of cameras used to capture anxiety in 'She Dies Tomorrow.' Read More

Ava Berkofsky Discusses the Evolution of Self and Style in ‘Insecure’

We chat with the Emmy-nominated cinematographer about blending the emotions of her characters with her locations. Read More

‘The Living Dead’ Completes the Full George A. Romero Experience

We chat with Daniel Kraus about his collaboration (posthumously) with George A. Romero, and how 'The Living Dead' contains every… Read More