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INTERVIEW | Scott Graham

 § § ‘After the breakout hit Shell, director Scott Graham is at broody family dramas again with Iona, a tale of a young mother (Ruth Negga) returning home with her teenage son following a brutal crime. Graham’s words are quiet, introspective, humble, and never less than hugely insightful – read our interview with him below.’ … Continue reading


 § § ‘Documentaries can do things that fiction can’t, and because the world of television and film is changing so rapidly, the possibilities of making interesting documentaries at that level are greater now than they were when I was making them.’ — — Read at Flickreel. — — Follow the editor @GaryGreenScreen —

INTERVIEW | Charlie Cox

 § § ‘Charlie Cox may be the nicest man on the planet, but that hasn’t stopped him from playing one of the most morally conflicted superheroes of recent times in Netflix’s hit show Daredevil. We sat down with the British actor at a round table interview to discuss the surprising depth of the show, his … Continue reading

INTERVIEW | The Last Five Years – An interview with director Richard LaGravenese

 § § ‘In Richard LeGravenese’s world, everybody is singing, non-stop, all the time. With The Last Five Years, the director has made his world into reality; Flickreel had a chat with him about his love for musical theatre, how he took his new movie from the stage to the screen, and how Behind the Candelabra … Continue reading

INTERVIEW | Desiree Akhavan talks Appropriate Behaviour

— — ‘Desiree Akhavan is the kind of rising star who has a star on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame waiting for her. But before she pushes her hands into that revered cement, she has a lot of filmmaking to do, and with any luck, her future work will be a fraction of Appropriate Behaviour’s quality. … Continue reading

INTERVIEW | Kornél Mundruczó talks White God

— — ‘White God represents a virtuoso blend of thriller and melodrama, peppered with a healthy dose of magic realism. For its creator, Kornél Mundruczó, it represents a change in direction; a daring excursion into exciting cinematic territory, influenced as much by La Haine as it is Homeward Bound. HeyUGuys chatted to Kornél about this … Continue reading

INTERVIEW | Joe Thomas, Simon Bird, James Buckley and Blake Harrison on the end of The Inbetweeners

— — ‘Who’d have thunk it? Three smash hit TV series and two record-breaking films later, things are winding up for the cast of The Inbetweeners 2. In a chat with Joe Thomas, Simon Bird, James Buckley and Blake Harrison that soon descends into giggles – exactly what we wanted, to be fair – we talked … Continue reading

INTERVIEW | Steve James

— — ‘Since be broke out with the classic documentary Hoop Dreams in 1994, Steve James has gradually become one of the best documentary filmmakers in the world. Typically covering issues of race and sports in his movies, he’s most recently turned his eye to one of the world’s most beloved film critics, Roger Ebert, … Continue reading

INTERVIEW | Mads Mikkelsen

— — ‘Bond villain. Renaissance radical. Igor Stravinsky. Dr. Hannibal Lecter. What do they all have in common? They’ve all been played by the Danish crossover star Mads Mikkelsen, and his latest star-making turn has been as the cunning, ruthless and megalomaniacal psychologist Hannibal, who helps solve psychopathic crimes – while hiding a dark secret … Continue reading

INTERVIEW | Iain Forsyth and Jane Pollard

— — ‘Iain Forsyth and Jane Pollard are the creative minds behind the excellent documentary 20,000 Days on Earth, chronicling a staged day in the life of fabled musician Nick Cave. Blending fact with fiction, the pair have crafted an endlessly exciting exploration of its compelling subject, drawing on both Cave’s mythos and humanity. 20,000 … Continue reading

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