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Interview: Josephine Decker, dir. Madeline’s Madeline

Madeline’s Madeline, the latest film from Josephine Decker, wowed audiences when it premiered at Sundance last year. Telling the story of a precocious young girl (newcomer Helena Howard) who takes her acting classes a little too […]

Interview: Sebastián Lelio, dir. A Fantastic Woman

One of the biggest names to emerge from Chile’s new golden era of cinema, Sebastián Lelio first achieved international recognition with his fourth film Gloria, a dynamic comedy-drama about a middle-aged woman’s ill-fated romance with a […]

Interview: James Erskine, dir. The Ice King

James Erskine is an accomplished director and documentarian who has explored a number of different sporting greats through the medium of film. His latest, The Ice King, tells the life story of John Curry: a pioneer […]

Interview: Barry Keoghan, The Killing of a Sacred Deer

Barry Keoghan’s latest role sees him tackle something a little different: the unhinged teen, Martin, in Yorgos Lanthimos’ The Killing of a Sacred Deer. We sat down with Keoghan to talk to him about his new […]

Interview: Andrew Garfield and Claire Foy, Breathe

Ahead of its release in UK cinemas nationwide, our very own Zoe Margolis sat down with British Breathe stars Andrew Garfield and Claire Foy to chat about their experience of shooting the film and of working […]

Interview: S. Craig Zahler, dir. Brawl in Cell Block 99

American genre director S. Craig Zahler came to the attention of audiences and critics alike with his stunning 2015 horror western hybrid Bone Tomahawk. Zahler is back with another supremo slice of glorious B-movie pulp, in the […]

Interview: Francis Lee, dir. God’s Own Country

A moving story of self-discovery on the Yorkshire Dales, Francis Lee’s God’s Own Country isn’t your average LGBT+ romance, something the director is keen to reiterate when we sat with him earlier this year at – […]

Interview: Bruno Dumont, dir. Slack Bay

From European arthouse’s leading misery-guts to absurdist clown, the career switcheroo from Bruno Dumont is without doubt the most surprising volte–face of recent times. His new film is Slack Bay, a 1910-set love story featuring class […]

Interview: Katell Quillévéré, dir. Heal the Living

Is death really the end? Katell Quillévéré’s Heal the Living argues that death is merely the start of a much larger process. Adapted from Maylis de Kerangal’s International Booker Prize-nominated novel Mend the Living, Quillévéré’s latest […]

Interview: Barry Jenkins, dir. Moonlight

In light of last year’s Oscars So White controversy, the eight Academy Award nominations bestowed on Barry Jenkins’ Moonlight could have felt like a reactionary attempt to rectify the ceremony’s lack of diversity. However, unlike other […]

Interview: Golshifteh Farahani, Paterson

Iranian actress Golshifteh Farahani rose to international fame alongside Leonardo DiCaprio and Russell Crowe in Ridley Scott’s 2008 film, Body of Lies. She’s been busy, and constantly on the move, since then though her most memorable […]

Interview: Brian Oakes, dir. Jim: The James Foley Story

19/08/14: brutal images of photojournalist James Wright Foley, murdered by Mohammed Emwazi, spread like wildfire across the globe, defining a watershed moment in the rise of Isis and their place in a sickened global consciousness. But […]