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Interview – Director Kim Seong-Hun – London Film Festival

Kim Seong Hun

One of the delights of London Film Festival is feasting on the multi-lingual films on offer, with plenty offering up some revelatory cinema in the process. One film that stands out from the crowd is Kim Seong-Hun‘s A Hard Day, ...

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Exclusive Interview: Actor Dominic West of ‘Pride’

Dominic West as Jonathan Blake in the film Pride.

Dominic West is best known for some intense dramatic roles such as Jimmy McNulty on The Wire and his award winning performances in Appropriate Adult or The Hour. But the charming and gregarious veteran actor is also skilled in comedy, ...

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Exclusive Interview: ‘Starred Up’ Actor Ben Mendelsohn

Starred Up

Last December, the gritty prison film Starred Up led nominations at the British Independent Awards but only claimed one honour. That trophy was taken by Australian actor Ben Mendelsohn for his performance as  Neville, a prisoner and absentee father of main character, ...

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Interview with ‘Locke’ Writer/Director Steven Knight

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From writing Jasper Carrot starring sit-com The Detectives to creating international quiz show Who Wants to be a Millionaire, Steven Knight has had a fascinating career. Currently writing gangster drama Peaky Blinders and recently having moved in to directing films, ...

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Round Table Interview with James Franco and Scott Haze of ‘Child of God’

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The entry of James Franco into the directing world has been impressive to say the least. The Hollywood Renaissance man has had films debut at every major film festival. Along with the recent US release of Child of God, his ...

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Interview with Robert Pattinson, Guy Pearce, and David Michod of ‘The Rover’

Robert Pattinson David Michod and Guy Pearce at The Rover interview

It becomes clear after only a few minutes being in a room with them that the trio of Robert Pattinson, Guy Pearce, and David Michôd have formed an easy camaraderie with one another.  Their film, The Rover, had its premiere ...

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Interview: Mark Kassen of Injustice

"Puncture"

More than 5 years ago, brothers Adam and Mark Kassen read a pitch about the last case of Texas attorney Mike Weiss, written by Weiss’s former legal partner.  The case advocated for the use of the newly invented safety syringes ...

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Interview: John Hurt on ‘Snowpiercer’

Character Poster

Warning: this article contains some spoilers for Snowpiercer. Few actors working today have attained legendary status in their own time, but John Hurt has certainly earned a place at that table.  This interviewer was starstruck to meet the man who played The Elephant Man ...

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Interview: Bong Joon-Ho, Co-Writer/Director of Snowpiercer

Bong Joon-Ho

One of the biggest names in South Korean cinema is director Bong Joon-Ho, the filmmaker responsible for The Host, Mother, and Memories of Murder.  His latest film, Snowpiercer, is his first English language film (although made outside Hollywood) and features ...

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Interview: ‘Snowpiercer’ Co-Writer Kelly Masterson

Los Angeles premier of Snowpiercer

After years working as a playwright with a day job, Kelly Masterson‘s first film, Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead, was directed by legendary director Sidney Lumet (the Oscar winner’s final film) and starred Philip Seymour Hoffman, Ethan Hawke, Marisa ...

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