Interviews

Chloë Sevigny: ‘Movies just aren’t as bold as they were in the ’90s’

By Steven T Hanley

The actress and fashion icon reflects on her early career and discusses stepping behind the camera for her debut short, Kitty.

Ben Younger: ‘I had to borrow money out of my mom’s 401k, it’s not a good look’

By Adam Woodward

The one-time prizefighting director discusses his return to the movie ring after an extended hiatus.

Jim Jarmusch: ‘The spirit of punk is even more valuable now than ever’

By Zach Lewis

The indie idol discusses Paterson, the musicality of movies and how Man Ray made films for his band to play along to.

Paul Schrader: ‘In the ’70s it wasn’t that the films were better, it was the audiences’

By Matt Thrift

The veteran Hollywood maverick talks Dog Eat Dog, Scorsese and the challenges of modern moviemaking.

David Oyelowo: ‘The best of us is to love and be loved’

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

The star of A United Kingdom talks frankly and openly about the importance of faith in life and work.

John Carpenter: ‘A lot of purists want to go back to using film, but you’ve got to keep moving with the times’

By Adam Woodward

The cult director talks remakes, his love of early synthesisers and why nostalgia works in mysterious ways.

Charlie Brooker: ‘Once you’ve f**ked a pig on the telly, you’ve shifted the bar for what’s acceptable’

By Michael Leader

The Black Mirror writer discusses the show’s switch to Netflix, and why he loves torturing his characters.

John Michael McDonagh: ‘I’ve become more jaded the more films I’ve made’

By Adam Woodward

The War on Everyone writer/director opens up about his conflicted relationship with his craft.

Liam Gallagher: ‘What we did in three years took the Beatles eight’

By Little White Lies

Director Mat Whitecross speaks to the former Oasis frontman about the band’s whirlwind early years.

Ira Sachs: ‘In the age of Netflix, I’ve been showing my kids Buster Keaton’

By David Jenkins

The US writer/director of Love is Strange and Little Men on indie cinema, Ozu and climbing mountains.

Taika Waititi: ‘I often fantasise about stopping making films’

By Poppy Doran

The Kiwi writer/director talks poking fun at his homeland and why he won’t be making movies forever.

David Mackenzie: ‘My film asks some important questions about America’

By Adam Woodward

The Hell or High Water director on the themes and influences that make up his finely crafted anti-western.

Mathieu Amalric: ‘Some people need to have sex every day’

By David Jenkins

The French actor and sometime director discusses his deliciously nasty take on a Georges Simenon classic.

Todd Phillips: ‘The world is waking up to the fact that the system is rigged’

By Adam Woodward

The War Dogs director talks truth, Trump and why laughter will always be the best medicine.

Brady Corbet: ‘I wanted to make a poetic film about politics’

By Ed Gibbs

The actor discusses stepping behind the lens for his startling directorial debut The Childhood of a Leader.

Jaume Collet-Serra: ‘If I was in that situation, I would die in two seconds’

By Adam Nayman

The Spanish genre master on directing The Shallows, working with SFX and why Orphan is so funny.

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