Interviews

Larry Cohen: The Last Interview

By Jonathan Doyle

The late B-movie maestro reflects on his rich and storied career behind the camera.

David Robert Mitchell: ‘There’s an element of madness within this movie’

By David Jenkins

The director of Under the Silver Lake talks LA history, ’80s RPGs and filming down toilet bowls.

Richard Billingham: ‘I wanted to give a sense of what it was like to be there’

By Paul Risker

The British photographer and filmmaker opens up about his kitchen sink drama Ray & Liz.

Maggie Gyllenhaal: ‘It’s a cautionary tale about the consequences of starving women’

By Manuela Lazic

The star of The Kindergarten Teacher talks about living in the long shadow of dashed dreams.

Samuel Maoz: ‘Maybe I’m just trying to convince myself that I’m not guilty’

By Nick Hasted

The Israeli writer/director of Lebanon discusses his absurdist, long-awaited follow-up, Foxtrot.

James Cameron: ‘Soon we’ll have AI creating movies – and it’ll suck’

By David Jenkins

One of the most successful filmmakers of all time talks Alita: Battle Angel, Avatar and the future of cinema.

Barry Jenkins: ‘People of colour have been looking into the eyes of white people forever’

By David Jenkins

The Moonlight director sits down to pick apart his wonderful James Baldwin adaptation, If Beale Street Could Talk.

Joel Edgerton: ‘On a scale of 1 to 10 this project was Spinal Tap’

By Adam Woodward

The Boy Erased director chats filmmaking, family and his upcoming role in David Michôd’s The King.

Lee Chang-dong: ‘Today we are living in Murakami’s world’

By Matt Thrift

The South Korean maestro talks literary inspiration and his mysterious new psychodrama, Burning.

Mahershala Ali: ‘There’s been a systematic diminishing of voices of colour’

By Rowan Woods

One half of the cross-country buddy comedy Green Book muses on changing political attitudes in Hollywood.

Richard E Grant: ‘Acting is like juggling with jelly and water’

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

The loquacious actor (and latter-day perfumer) discusses his stellar turn as a silver-tongued grifter in Can You Ever Forgive Me?

Steve Carell: ‘I don’t think about comedy and drama as separate genres’

By Hannah Woodhead

From office buffoon to father of a teenage drug addict, the American actor is a veritable screen all-rounder.

Lars von Trier: ‘I know how to kill’

By David Jenkins

The Danish devil talks about murder, movies and his sensational new film The House That Jack Built.

Bel Powley: ‘It’s important to go for the roles you’re scared of’

By Caitlin Quinlan

The British actor discusses her new film White Boy Rick and why she’s always looking to test herself.

Robert Redford: ‘I’ve always loved the idea of the outlaw’

By Christina Newland

They say you should never meet your heroes, but that’s just wrong. LWLies receives a valedictory audience with Hollywood royalty.

Boots Riley: ‘Creating racist tropes about black folks is how those in power lie’

By Hannah Woodhead

Human resources’ worst nightmare talks about his surreal ode to collectivised action, Sorry to Bother You.

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