Jia discusses what he likes about digital video and how Zhao Tao helped bring her role to life.
Farhadi discusses the universal human instinct to distrust outsiders, the strong similarities between Spanish and Iranian culture, and more.
Pawlikowski discusses the reception of his films and why he doesn’t stick too closely to his own scripts.
The filmmaker discusses what Ben Mendelsohn has in common with Catherine Keener.
Bujalski discusses making films as balancing order with chaos.
The actor discusses what Jonathan Groff taught him about being number one on the call sheet.
Reiner discusses the surprising new urgency that his new film took on after the 2016 election.
Granik talks about how she learned to connect with those in the heartland.
The actress discusses how she’s learned to protect herself from the afflictions her characters endure.
Foster discusses her relationship to genre films and the alternate lives she kicks herself for not having led.
The actress discusses the process by which she’s presently devevloping properties for herself.
Haigh discusses the theme that runs through all of his work: our struggle to feel less alone.
Cantet makes films as much to educate himself as to encourage us to question our beliefs.
The artist discusses the role photography plays in his work and the sculptural nature of farming.
Reigel discusses working with Sally Menke, how editing a film is like attending a dinner party, and more.
Unkrich discusses the challenges of making a film about Mexico when you’re “a white guy from Ohio.”
The actors discuss their new film and the persistent pressure to couple up.
The affable actor talked to us about playing a self-doubting beta male.
The old family friends discuss working together and how women have been treated in Hollywood and how that’s changing.
The actor discusses how he throws himself physically into his roles.