Interviews

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.

Sebastián Lelio: ‘We approached it as if we were secretly making a sci-fi movie’

By Carlos Aguilar

The Chilean filmmaker discusses working with Rachel McAdams and Rachel Weisz on his English-language debut Disobedience.

Alfonso Cuarón: Observe the Moments

By Adam Woodward

The Mexican writer/director describes coming home to make Roma, his most profoundly personal film to date.

RIP Nicolas Roeg: A career interview with the late British filmmaker

By David Jenkins

In memory of this British titan of cinema, who died at the age of 90, we resurface a fascinating archive interview.

Hirokazu Koreeda: ‘I want to make visible the people the government ignores’

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

The Japanese writer/director discusses the political implications of his Palme d’Or-winning drama Shoplifters.

Paul Dano: ‘When I gave the first draft to Zoe, she pretty much tore it apart’

By Hannah Woodhead

The long-time actor, first-time director sits down with us to talk about his sublime debut feature, Wildlife.

Maxine Peake: ‘I sent Mike a postcard when I found out he was making Peterloo’

By David Jenkins

The British actor reveals her personal connection to Mike Leigh’s historical epic.

Jim Cummings: ‘I spent three months trying to get in touch with Bruce Springsteen’

By Justine Smith

The American writer/director talks Thunder Road, self-distributing and trying to track down The Boss.

Drew Goddard: ‘In dark times I find myself falling back on art’

By Lou Thomas

The American writer/director of Bad Times at the El Royale on his love of movies, music and fascination with the 1960s.

Panos Cosmatos: ‘Nicolas Cage is a very special creature’

By David Jenkins

The Canadian filmmaker on the making of his heavy metal psycho-horror, Mandy, and working his one of his acting heroes.

Agnès Varda: ‘I’ve always enjoyed sharing people with audiences’

By David Jenkins

The loquacious goddess of French cinema reflects on her extraordinary career ahead of the release of her new film, Faces Places.

Bart Layton: ‘By the time I made contact with the real guys, they were in prison’

By Daniel Schindel

The American Animals director discusses his unconventional approach to putting true stories on screen.

Barry Keoghan: ‘Acting is therapeutic, but it also messes with your head’

By Hannah Woodhead

The Irish rising star talks American Animals, shoplifting and how playing a certain type of character can lead to having weird dreams on set.

John Gallagher Jr: ‘There’s an obligation to tell these stories’

By Hannah Woodhead

The US film and television actor discusses playing a conversion therapy pastor in Desiree Akhavan’s The Miseducation of Cameron Post.

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