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Julio Torres Problemista
March 29, 2024
For Julio Torres, the writer-director-star of the A24 comedy Problemista, the word problemista represents an entanglement of one’s aspirations and […]
Eli Roth Thanksgiving
February 20, 2024
Thanksgiving director Eli Roth is known for merciless horror, but he has his limits. He’ll peel the skin off a […]
Godzilla Minus One
January 26, 2024
Godzilla Minus One director Takashi Yamazaki discusses the relevance between his monster movie and Oppenheimer concerning the atomic bomb
June Squibb
January 26, 2024
Thelma star June Squibb is the breakout star of Thelma at 94. She and Thelma director Josh Margolin discuss acting and Tom Cruise.
Drive-Away Dolls Ethan Coen Tricia Cooke
January 18, 2024
How Tricia Cooke and Ethan Coen collaborated on Drive-Away Dolls, a lesbian road trip movie decades in the making.
Skinamarink Director Kyle Edward Bell Shot His Well-Planned Nightmare for $10K
December 16, 2023
Skinamarink, by Kyle Edward Ball, appears on the surface to be a massive success story. But its success was hard-fought, and filled with troubles no one anticipated
November 17, 2023
You might not know a thing about Bayard Rustin, the architect of the 1963 March on Washington that brought the […]
Napoleon by Ridley Scott
November 15, 2023
Ridley Scott interview about Napoleon, his relationship with Stanley Kubrick and William Friedkin, and telling a story Kubrick never could.
November 14, 2023
Alexander Payne doesn’t just set The Holdovers in the 1970s — he made the film as if he was filming it in the bygone decade.
Once Upon a Time Godfrey Reggio
October 20, 2023
Godfrey Reggio calls on Greta Thunberg and Mike Tyson to save the world in Once Upon a Time, the latest film by the Koyaanisqatsi director.
My Big Fat Greek Wedding 3
September 5, 2023
My Big Fat Greek Wedding 3 gave star Nia Vardalos the courage she needed to return to the director’s chair for the first time since 2009
Still: A Michael J. Fox Movie cinematographers
August 24, 2023
The three cinematographers behind Still: A Michael J. Fox Movie explain how they worked together over several years on the Apple TV+ doc
Sasha Colby
August 24, 2023
Sasha Colby’s interest in movies started at a young age. Long before she won Season 15 of RuPaul’s Drag Race, […]
In Blue Beetle, Xolo Mariduena and Angel Manuel Soto Tell a Magical Realist Superhero Story
August 17, 2023
Blue Beetle — a big-budget superhero movie that just may point the way forward for the whole DC Universe — […]
July 18, 2023
Barbenheimer, anyone? Be sure you see Oppenheimer before Barbie. Because anything else is the path of madness, as Joshua Encinias explains.
June 23, 2023
Brian Becker and Marley McDonald’s new documentary Time Bomb Y2K, created entirely from five years of archive footage leading up […]
The Flash Ezra Miller Andy Muschietti
June 14, 2023
The Flash is finally coming to theaters, and you can thank Barbara and Andy Muschietti.  Warner Bros. originally planned to […]
Body Electric doc
June 12, 2023
Nick Demos’s documentary Body Electric, about body dysmorphia in the queer community, follows his experience between the ages of 45 […]
Ray Romano on Somewhere in Queens, his directorial debut
April 26, 2023
Ray Romano was sad — sad because his youngest son, Joseph, was near the end of his high school basketball […]
How to Blow Up a Pipeline
April 14, 2023
How to Blow Up a Pipeline, the new movie by director Daniel Goldhaber, is an eco-thriller that burns with anger […]
Teyana Taylor and Aaron Kingsley Adetola in A Thousand and One, directed by A.V. Rockwell
April 10, 2023
A Thousand and One, the directorial debut of A.V. Rockwell, is a survival story of a single mother protecting her […]
Pope Francis Gives Private Advice to a Filmmaker: 'Be Courageous and Risk'
April 7, 2023
Pope Francis cares deeply about forced migration, and it’s at the center of the new film from Gianfranco Rosi, an […]
Tetris Movie With Taron Edgerton directed by Jon S. Baird
April 3, 2023
Tetris feels more like an ’80s buddy-cop movie than a typical video game story, and director Jon S. Baird very […]
Brian Wallach Is waging No Ordinary Campaign against ALS
March 13, 2023
Christopher Burke’s SXSW documentary No Ordinary Campaign is one of countless films to be delayed by Covid. But the pandemic […]