Miguel Gomes: ‘This film is like a secret door that I entered’

By David Jenkins

The Portuguese writer/director on his wondrous three-part epic Arabian Nights.

Joachim Trier: ‘Making movies takes something out of you every time’

By David Jenkins

The Norwegian director of Louder Than Bombs talks us through the intricacies of his writing process.

Hirokazu Koreeda: ‘Families are priceless but troublesome’

By David Jenkins

One of Japan’s best living directors tells us about adapting manga and mimicking Ozu.

Jeff Nichols: ‘I think I can call myself a capable director at this point’

By Adam Woodward

The American writer/director of Midnight Special on honing his craft and retaining creative control.

Sebastian Schipper: ‘I’m so fed up with people trying to sugarcoat everything’

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

The German director of Victoria reveals the craziest thing he’s ever done for love.

Alice Winocour: ‘I put all of my fears into this film’

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

A female director making a tense action thriller is a rare beast. We meet a new and great one.

Charlie Kaufman & Duke Johnson: ‘We didn’t know if we were ever going to finish this movie’

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

One of America’s most lauded screenwriters and a maestro of stop-motion animation have teamed up for Anomalisa.

Robert Eggers: ‘The voices of the dead talk a lot louder to my imagination’

By Adam Woodward

The Witch puts in an early bid to be crowned 2016’s scariest film. Meets its director.

László Nemes: ‘I wanted recreate the experience of Auschwitz’

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

The Hungarian director reveals how personal obsession fuelled his award-winning Holocaust drama, Son of Saul.

Gina Carano: ‘I never thought I’d eventually be in a Marvel movie’

By David Jenkins

A one-time mixed martial arts champ completes her transition to the big screen with Deadpool.

Bryan Cranston: ‘We have a warped sense of politics in America’

By Adam Woodward

The Trumbo star cuts loose about why the case of the Hollywood Ten should be viewed as a cautionary tale.

Michael Caine: Every Bloody Thing

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

The British screen icon reflects on his remarkable career ahead of his starring role in Paolo Sorrentino’s Youth.

Hou Hsiao-Hsien: ‘There were a lot of gangs where I grew up’

By Matt Thrift

Meet the Taiwanese master who makes gorgeous movies and home-made Samurai swords.

Jack Fisk: ‘Alejandro wanted a mountain of skulls’

By David Jenkins

The legendary production designer reveals how he recreated the wilds of 19th century America for The Revenant.

Brie Larson: ‘The hard part is letting go’

By David Jenkins

The brilliant star of Room reveals the secret to being a good mother in the movies and how she bonded with her co-star Jacob Tremblay.

Pilou Asbæk: ‘Today’s world leaders don’t have any answers’

By Adam Woodward

The star of A War and the new season of Game of Thrones offers his thoughts on a curious human compulsion.

Lily Tomlin: ‘I’m really good at swearing’

By David Jenkins

The doyenne of American comedy and star of Grandma gives a lesson in poetry and swearing.

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