“I think I’m probably in for the rude awakening of how challenging it really is.” - Clea Duvall, writer/director

Clea Duvall made her directorial debut with the film The Intervention. She has been acting since 1996 and you have probably seen her in films like Can’t Hardly Wait, The Faculty, She’s All That, Girl, Interrupted and Argo.

The Intervention stars Melanie Lynskey
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“We were very sensitive to the fact that we were guys writing a movie for women.” - Jon Lucas

Bad Momsfollows in the tradition of women’s comedies like Bridesmaids and Bad Teacher, where women are finally allowed to be as raunchy as men have been throughout the history of cinema. It comes from perhaps an unlikely source. Writer/directors Jon Lucas and Scott Moore
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midnightsun:
Love this interview, and I checked out your page!! You're a very talented writer❤️Happy to say I'm following you now!
calihan:
I'm definitely looking forward to seeing this movie...Looks hilarious!! And by reading the interview, it's going to mean more just to see how realistic it is!! 

“It’s sinful not to give in to your desire.” - Nicolas Winding Refn, Writer/Director

Nicolas Winding Refn can be a difficult interview. He will take long pauses before answering a question, and then his answer may be very brief. Frankly, if I get a whole sentence, I feel like I must have asked something juicy. Refn is such a singular voice that you have
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“I always think my films are incredibly commercial and incredibly straightforward.” - Ben Wheatley, director of High-Rise

The novels of J.G. Ballard have been the source of some of the most diverse and extreme movies of all time. Empire of the Sun was one of Spielberg’s best, a historical epic about the Japanese occupation in WWII. Crash, not the Paul Haggis one, was about
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“It wasn’t a fake phony fucking Hollywood haberdashery in the snow for a movie shoot.” - Michael Madsen, The Hateful Eight

It’s good to see Michael Madsen in another Quentin Tarantino movie. The last one was Kill Bill over 10 years ago. Of course Madsen was in Tarantino’s debut film, Reservoir Dogs, with the famous scene torturing a captured policeman while dancing to
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alienne:
This is awesome! I've been so excited for The Hateful 8. It's interesting to hear from someone so close to Tarantino.
theredworker:
I'm for sure checking this one out django was badass as well
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"With the iPhone, everybody could take a great picture and it kind of broke my heart." - Paget Brewster

Paget Brewster doesn’t look like herself on Another Period. The new Comedy Central show, a spoof of Downton Abbey and reality TV shows, has Brewster playing the spinster mother of two party girl socialites at the turn of the century. They are played by Riki Lindhome
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“He’s the shittiest puppet ever.” - Robert Smigel, creator of Triumph the Insult Comic Dog

Robert Smigel was one of the writers at Saturday Night Live during a seminal period for the show in the late ‘80s and early ‘90s. He created the animated “Saturday TV Funhouse” segments, but now he may be best known as the voice of Triumph the Insult Comic dog. Triumph
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"The only reason to make a film or write a play or anything is to entertain." William H. Macy, director

William H. Macy directed his second film, Rudderless. His first was the 1988 TV movie Lip Service and it’s surprising to think he hasn’t directed more. He has been an actor for over three decades with over 130 acting credits. Whether you know
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Dean Cain is the baddest motherfucker I’ve ever worked with.” - Sylvia

I met the Twisted Twins, Jen and Sylvia Soska, two years ago in Austin when American Maryplayed at Fantastic Fest. I was moved by the story of a medical student (Katharine Isabelle) who found a home in the body modification community, and used it to avenge the wrongs done unto her by
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mutantbaby1:
Great interview. I met them at c2e2 in 2013. I liked AMERICAN MARY as well. It's good to see not only are they talented filmmakers, but they're also cute girls that are wrestling fans.
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“When I had an income, Paris was cheap.” - Whit Stillman, filmmaker

When we interviewed Whit Stillman for his latest movie, Damsels in Distress, it was his first movie in over 10 years. He told us about the lost decade in which he developed many other films but none of them came together. Fortunately, it only took a few years for Stillman to return, and this
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blackenedwolfy:
Can't say I'm familiar with WS or his work but after reading that compelling interview I may have to look into more of his work.