Don’t be misled by the warm smile and the fedora in the photograph.
His magnetism is firmly tied to his superior, switched-on performance capabilities, of which his rugged good looks are but a bonus.
Edward Yang’s filmography is a body of work of and about progress, a body of themes and ideas that all come together in his swan song.
No one is ever alone in these films.
Topics of our conversation included working with Martin Scorsese and getting late-night phone calls from Stanley Kubrick.
Padilha may not be a household name in the U.S., but the Brazilian filmmaker has developed quite a reputation in his home country.
Getting the opportunity to chat with her, I want to probe deeper, but will she think this is prying? Will she be cagey or inviting in her responses?
The California-born playwright, now 54, has become one of the preeminent Asian-American voices in the theater.
Che, a New Man presents Che’s revolutions as an effort to love the rest of the world.
Meeting Doremus to chat about his new film Like Crazy, I couldn’t help but call the director “Mr. Douchebag,” after his breakout feature.
Swanberg recently spoke with Slant about his work to date, the making of Silver Bullets, and the mumblecore movement.
Some of our great new horror movies look to the past for assistance, others resonate with bleak nihilism for our future.
Slant had the opportunity to discuss McKee’s decade-long career, as well as his latest film, The Woman, with the writer-director.
The show’s trippy backdrop projections were at turns mesmerizing and convenient.
Mise-en-scène choices, improvised pietàs, and the leading lady’s driving arrangements were some of the topics of our discussion.
Cabaret, drag, and performance artist, Joey Arias is a potent experience all by himself.
Th selections confirm the curators’ ability to gather together both heavily buzzed-about titles and lesser gems in one trim 27-film main slate.
Slant chatted with LaBruce about L.A. Zombie, his follow-up to Otto; or, Up with Dead People.
In 3, Tykwer addresses issues of home and family, choice and regret, birth, death, and ghosts.
Nothing is quite what it seems in Jonas Hassen Khemiri’s Invasion!