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Interview: John Malkovich takes to the Barbican stage

Last weekend saw the opening of The Infernal Comedy: Confessions of a Serial Killer (2010) starring John Malkovich. Loosely speaking, it is a play that merges baroque opera with dialogue telling the autobiographical tale if Austrian […]

Interview: Kim Rossi, star of ‘Angels of Evil’

Wearing a tank top and looking very down-to-earth, Kim Rossi Stuart explains that he’s more than a little tired. Indeed, he’s had a long day of interviews for his controversial film Angels of Evil (2010), and […]

Interview: John de Borman, BSC president

Last Thursday evening, CineVue was honoured to be invited along to the latest event held by the esteemed British Society of Cinematographers (BSC) – an ‘In Conversation’ with the multi-award winning lenser Roger Deakins ASC BSC. […]

Interview: Lee Jeong-beom, ‘The Man from Nowhere’

The head of CUEAFS Spencer Murphy interviews Korean director Lee Jeong-beom at the 2011 Udine Far East Fim Festival. Jeong-beom’s latest film The Man from Nowhere (2010) left no empty seats at the Italian premiere screening.Spencer […]

Interview: Gareth Edwards, director of ‘Monsters’

Recently, CineVue sat down with Monsters (2010) director Gareth Edwards to discuss his explosion onto the UK film scene and the challenges he faced in bringing his superb debut feature to life. He takes us through […]

Interview: Mark Henderson, ‘My Kidnapper’

In My Kidnapper (2010), three members of a group of eight backpackers who spent 102 days in captivity after being kidnapped in Columbia in 2003 return to the country to confront the men and women who detained them, […]

Interview: Andrei Konchalovsky at Barbican

Andrei Konchalovsky’s most recent film, The Nutcracker in 3D (2010), was a box office flop in the States. However, in the past Konchalovsky has also known great success, including the award winning House of Fools (2002) […]

Interview: Ferzan Ozpetek, ‘Loose Cannons’

From his opening shots of a bride striding through the Italian countryside before turning a gun on herself, Italo-Turkish director Ferzan Ozpetek plays with our expectations. Drama, melodrama, domestic tragedy, family comedy: Loose Cannons (2010) has it […]

Interview: Jasper Sharp, Zipangu Fest founder

This past week, CUEAFS was privileged to have journalist and East Asian film& enthusiast Jasper Sharp in house to offer a rare screening of Tetsuaki Matsue’s Annyong Kimchee (1999), complimented by his lecture on independent film […]

Interview: Meir Zarchi, ‘I Spit on Your Grave’

In a recent interview with Meir Zarchi, the horror director spoke openly throughout about the film that sealed his place in cult film history, whilst also explaining how his passion for cinema is still going strong, […]

Interview: Teddy Chan, ‘Bodyguards and Assassins’

CUEAFS founder Spencer Murphy met with legendary Hong Kong action director Teddy Chan at this year’s Terracotta Film Festival to talk about the state of Hong Kong cinema, young blood entering the industry and Mr. Chan’s latest award winning effort Bodyguards […]

Interview: Joey Leung, Terracotta Film Festival

Terracotta Film Festival organiser and owner of UK specialist label Terracotta Distribution Joey Leung kindly agreed to an interview with the founder of CUEAFS Spencer Murphy. Here’s what was shared between the frenzy of screenings and […]

Interview: Chapman To, actor ‘La Comedie Humaine’

Saturday’s interview session at the Udine Far East Film Festival welcomed actor/producer Chapman To. The star of Infernal Affairs (2002) and producer of the new Hong Kong comedy La Comedie Humaine (2010) sat down to a chat […]