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

The Maltese Falcon

Danny Huston Talks Growing Up with ‘The Maltese Falcon’

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As John Huston’s directorial debut turns 80 years old, his son speaks to its lasting legacy in film history.

James Kniest Haunting Of Bly Manor Cinematography

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

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

Mark Isham Bill and Ted

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

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

Alicia Malone TCM

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

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Film historian and TCM host Alicia Malone discusses what makes ‘Women Make Film’ different from other film documentaries and what we can learn from old movies.

Michael Watson Lovecraft Country

Michael Watson Relies on Horsepower to Shoot ‘Lovecraft Country’

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We chat with the ‘Lovecraft Country’ cinematographer Michael Watson about how he rooted his frame in history while never betraying the fantastical elements of the series.

Niki Caro Mulan

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

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

Bill And Ted Face The Music Interview

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

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We talk to the cast and crew of ‘Bill & Ted Face the Music’ about the philosophical power of excellence and partying on.

Jonathan Freeman Defending Jacob

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

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We chat with cinematographer Jonathan Freeman about how he manipulated distance literally and metaphorically for the new Apple TV+ series ‘Defending Jacob.’

She Dies Tomorrow Jay Keitel Spells

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

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