Interviews

Carlos Reygadas: ‘I hate entertainment in cinema’

By David Jenkins

The Mexican auteur reflects on Our Time whether those who create art are all-seeing creatures.

Jim Jarmusch: ‘Teenagers define our culture – Billie Eilish is a genius’

By Adam Woodward

Akron’s finest chats riffing on George A Romero and fearing for our future in The Dead Don’t Die.

Peter Strickland: ‘The Office was a big influence on me’

By Lou Thomas

The cult British writer/director discusses his surreal sartorial horror yarn, In Fabric.

Mahamat-Saleh Haroun: ‘I wanted to give another face to the stranger’

By David Jenkins

The celebrated Chadian filmmaker on A Season in France and his humane approach to depicting migrants.

Gene Wilder: The Lost Interview

By Gregg LaGambina

In 2006, the founder of Filter magazine got on the phone with Gene Wilder to discuss his life and work. Here is their conversation in full, re-printed for the first time.

László Nemes: ‘I’m trying to push the boundaries of film language’

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

The Hungarian writer/director of Son of Saul discusses his beguiling follow-up, Sunset.

Dominga Sotomayor: ‘I wanted emotions, not big events’

By Matt Turner

The director of the excellent Too Late to Die Young talks about recreating a rural commune from her childhood.

Robert Zemeckis: ‘We’re very close to having completely synthetic actors’

By Adam Woodward

The Hollywood filmmaker talks Welcome to Marwen, performance capture and predicting the rise of Trump.

Mélanie Thierry: ‘The only thing I needed to find was her voice’

By David Jenkins

The French actor discusses the challenges of playing French literary icon Marguerite Duras.

Josephine Decker: ‘I was afraid of showing mental illness on screen’

By Hannah Woodhead

The emotional collateral of acting is the subject of Madeline’s Madeline, a unique new film by this exciting writer/director.

Claire Denis: ‘Robert wrote to me saying that he never expected me to be such a punk’

By David Jenkins

A journey through the wondrous and terrifying cinematic cosmos of the High Life director.

Robert Pattinson: ‘There’s Something very sensual about the way Claire shoots’

By Hannah Woodhead

The British actor talks us through his chameleonic career, and explains why he worships at the altar of Claire Denis.

Romain Gavras: ‘I see this film as almost the anti-Scarface’

By David Jenkins

The French filmmaker and sometime MIA collaborator chats about his gangster epic The World Is Yours.

Eighth Grade’s Bo Burnham and Elsie Fisher on tackling teenage anxiety

By Hannah Woodhead

We slide into the DMs of the director and star of the year’s must-see middle school movie.

Alice Rohrwacher: ‘We imagine that a good man does good, but it’s an illusion’

By Manuela Lazic

Happy as Lazzaro is an ethereal take on modern slavery and what it means to be happy. We meet its maker.

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.

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