In Conversation

Guillermo del Toro: ‘Perversity is always in the eye of the beholder’

By David Jenkins

The master fabulist behind The Shape of Water talks sex, movies and what makes a monster tick.

Greta Gerwig: ‘I like the process of how a film becomes owned by different people’

By David Jenkins

The Lady Bird director espouses filmmaking as a team game and writing scripts inspired by personal memory.

Face to Face: Liv Ullmann on her life with Ingmar Bergman

By Matt Thrift

The screen icon speaks candidly about her remarkable career, and her complicated relationship with the late Swedish master.

Vicky Krieps: ‘Phantom Thread is more of a dance than it is a fight’

By David Jenkins

The star of Paul Thomas Anderson’s beguiling latest explains how she was able to square up with Daniel Day-Lewis.

Paul Thomas Anderson: ‘Daniel retiring completely changes things’

By Adam Woodward

The American master talks Phantom Thread and preparing for a post-Daniel Day-Lewis future.

Alexander Payne: ‘It’s a big idea you could take in myriad directions’

By Trevor Johnston

Nebraska’s finest muses on his dystopian, effects-driven sci-fi satire, Downsizing.

John Boorman on Kubrick, Connery and the lost Lord of The Rings script

By Matt Thrift

The legendary British director of Deliverance, Excalibur and Zardoz looks back over his extraordinary career.

Masters of War: Martin McDonagh on Frances McDormand

By Adam Woodward

The British writer/director extols the many virtues of the star of his new film, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.

Joe Dante on why Gremlins is the movie he’ll be remembered for

By Simon Bland

The veteran director reflects on the little monster movie that changed his career – and life – forever.

Griffin Dunne on acting, Joan Didion and his plans for an After Hours TV show

By Manuela Lazic

The actor, director and producer discusses his latest project and reflects on his remarkably varied career.

Travis Wilkerson: ‘There’s a tremendous opportunity for social change right now’

By Justine Smith

The radical director of Did You Wonder Who Fired the Gun? talks race and legacy in America.

Michael Haneke: ‘I use the internet, but I don’t have time to waste on social media’

By David Jenkins

The Austrian auteur explains why he had to create a Facebook account for his new film, Happy End.

Andrea Riseborough: ‘I get on a film set and brace myself to be patronised’

By Manuela Lazic

The British actor discusses her love of diving into a character and how she deals with everyday sexism in the film industry.

Dee Rees: ‘This was a chance to tell the story of black soldiers who came back’

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

The director of Mudbound on how she grappled with the legacy of slavery in the Deep South.

David Fincher: ‘Moviemaking is a rat f*ck, every day is a skirmish’

By Matt Thrift

The alchemist behind Fight Club and Zodiac discusses his newest true crime saga, the Netflix Original series MINDHUNTER.

Sean Baker: ‘If you’re a filmmaker in the 21st century, it’s hard not to be a social activist’

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

The director of The Florida Project is quietly redefining concepts of movie magic and what it means to be a star.

Love My Way: A conversation with Armie Hammer and Timothée Chalamet

By Adam Woodward

The Call Me by Your Name stars speak candidly about their cherished time on set together.

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