Interviews

Every once in a while, someone interesting will agree to speak with us. Here you will find more than 15-years of archived interviews with producers, filmmakers, actors, below-the-line creatives, legends, and more.

We are also currently the host of two recurring interview series:

Browse our latest interviews below

Interview: Rian Johnson Talks ‘The Brothers Bloom’

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Film School Rejects chats with ‘The Brothers Bloom’ director about his love for con man stories, his unique stylistic vision and working with a cast full of famous people, on a big scale, in Eastern Europe.

Interview: Kevin Reynolds Looks Back at ‘Fandango’

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Seasoned filmmaker Kevin Reynolds talks with us about the magic moments of filmmaking, advises aspiring filmmakers to be hobos for a while, and tries to unravel his dedication to Kevin Costner.

Exclusive: Mark Boal and Kathryn Bigelow Talk ‘The Hurt Locker’

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Screenwriter Mark Boal and director Kathryn Bigelow share the methods they used to create an intense, heartfelt combat film. We talk camera angles, mistaken journalists, and cleaning the dust off after coming in from the desert.

Interview: Channing Tatum and Dito Montiel on ‘Fighting’

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Channing Tatum and Dito Montiel talk about ‘Fighting,’ their second collaboration after ‘A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints,’ and the big things in store for Tatum in 2009.

Exclusive Interview: The Director of ‘Anvil!’ Docs Our Faces Off

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It’s a story about hope that all goes back to a life philosophy shared by the band members and director Sacha Gervasi: “The only way you can fail is if you give up.”

Exclusive: Jody Hill Wants You to Feel Bad About Laughing

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In the fourth of four interviews with the stars and director of Observe and Report, Jody Hill talks about freedom within the studio system, his inspirations behind filmmaking, and considers seeking anger management.

Exclusive: Seth Rogen Laughs His Way Through ‘Observe and Report’

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In the third of four interviews with the stars and director of Observe and Report, Seth Rogen talks about doing things differently in Hollywood, his favorite Sleepy Time Tea flavor and the progress of The Green Hornet.

Exclusive: Fall in Love with Anna Faris as She Pukes All Over You

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In the second of four interviews with the stars and director of Observe and Report, Anna Faris waxes philosophic, shows her blonde roots, and discusses the freedom of playing a total bitch.

Exclusive: Michael Peña ‘Reports’ on the Dramatic Shift to Comedy

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In the first of four interviews with the stars and director of Observe and Report, Michael Pena shares his excitement at stepping into the comedy world, the freedom of improvisation, and insults my hand-writing.