Tim Hunter Talks Looking Glass, River’s Edge, Twin Peaks and More

Tim Hunter very graciously allowed me to interview him to tie in the UK release of his new feature Looking Glass which is his first feature in a decade. It's a psycho-sexual desert noir starring Nicolas Cage and Robin Tunney. I've sat through more of the recent Nicolas Cage films that I care to admit … Continue reading Tim Hunter Talks Looking Glass, River’s Edge, Twin Peaks and More

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Interview With Martin Koolhoven

Martin Koolhoven's excellent feminist revenge western Brimstone is out on Blu-Ray in the UK now. He very kindly agreed to answer some questions about his film and his love of the western. What was the biggest challenge for you in making a Western? Trying to do something that didn’t resemble the movies I love. Some … Continue reading Interview With Martin Koolhoven

Liberation Day – Interview with Laibach and director Morten Traavik

In 2015 the industrial group Laibach became the first Western band to ever play a concert in North Korea—a ludicrous state of affairs, and the strangest choice of band there could have been, given Laibach’s history of political provocation. The event is documented in the film Liberation Day (named for the fact that they played … Continue reading Liberation Day – Interview with Laibach and director Morten Traavik

Oliver Assayas talks Kirsten Stewart, Technology and Val Lewton

Director Olivier Assayas came of age in Paris ’68—a fact that has influenced many of his films. Through the 1980s he worked for Cahiers du Cinema as a film critic while making his own start as a filmmaker–he calls that early exposure to the art of cinema his film school. More than any other French filmmaker, he sees film … Continue reading Oliver Assayas talks Kirsten Stewart, Technology and Val Lewton

David Lynch: The Art Life – Interview With Director Jon Nguyen

David Lynch: The Art Life is now in UK cinemas, it's a very revealing and insightful documentary on David Lynch's mindset and covers his life right up to making his debut feature length film Eraserhead. It's also very funny, the story of him smoking weed and seeing Bob Dylan and storming out is worth the price … Continue reading David Lynch: The Art Life – Interview With Director Jon Nguyen