INTERVIEW: Talking ‘Goodnight Mommy’ with Severin Fiala and Veronika Franz

Among the main contenders for Best Foreign Language Feature, there really isn't anything else like Goodnight Mommy. A genre film that hues closer horror...

INTERVIEW: Rick Alverson and Gregg Turkington discuss ‘Entertainment’

Without question, one of the more distinctive voices in indie cinema right now is filmmaker Rick Alverson. Especially with The Comedy a few years...

INTERVIEW: Diane Lane and Jay Roach talk ‘Trumbo’

About a week or so ago, I participated in the Press Day for the delightfully entertaining biopic Trumbo. Opportunities to sit down and interview...

INTERVIEW: Jason Segel talks his phenomenal work in ‘The End of the Tour’

For a good portion of the year, I've been raving about Jason Segel's transformative performance in The End of the Tour, doing my part...

INTERVIEW: Peter Sarsgaard talks acting choices and ‘Experimenter’

It's always nice to see a character actor or frequent supporting player get a chance to take over a leading role. One such actor...

INTERVIEW: Nat Wolff talks ‘Ashby’ and how he picks a project

One of the young actors in the business who I think is really going places is Nat Wolff. He's one of those up and...

TIFF Interview: A chat with Rising Star Stephan James

Among many other sidebar events, one of the coolest initiatives of the Toronto International Film Festival is its annual Rising Stars programme, co-presented by...

TIFF Interview: Saoirse Ronan discusses ‘Brooklyn’, her toughest role yet

One of my highlights of TIFF this year was the opportunity to sit down with Saoirse Ronan to discuss her new film Brooklyn, as...

INTERVIEW: Filmmaker Leslye Headland talks about her movie ‘Sleeping with Other People’

It takes a pretty unique filmmaker to craft something like the hybrid romantic comedy Sleeping with Other People, so luckily the movie had one...

INTERVIEW: Jena Malone talks ‘Time Out of Mind’

For almost as long as I've been a fan of film, I've been a fan of Jena Malone. An actress who rarely gets the...

INTERVIEW: Alison Brie chats about ‘Sleeping with Other People’

Of the many pleasures found within the film Sleeping with Other People (my rave review of which can be found here), the performance of...

Interview: “Dear Zachary” documentary director Kurt Kuenne on editing “Batkid Begins”

Kurt Kuenne is the director (& writer & producer & cinematographer & editor & sound editor & composer) of the acclaimed 2008 documentary Dear...

INTERVIEW: Parker Posey discusses getting to work with Woody Allen in ‘Irrational Man’

There's a long and glorious tradition of supporting ladies in Woody Allen films being rather memorable. This week, Parker Posey gets to add her...

INTERVIEW: Ian McKellen talks ‘Mr. Holmes’ and Being an Academy Member

The word "sir" can do a lot in terms of expectations. For example, getting the chance to interview Ian McKellen is a very cool...

INTERVIEW: Laura Linney talks ‘Mr. Holmes’ and being a veteran actress

By and large, Laura Linney tends to make her way quietly through the industry. She consistently does strong work, but you rarely hear much...

INTERVIEW: Kyle MacLachlan talks ‘Inside Out’, Returning to ‘Twin Peaks’, and more

Depending on your age, Kyle MacLachlan is either someone you know from Blue Velvet, Showgirls, or Twin Peaks. Over the past few weeks, a...

INTERVIEW: Dito Montiel talks his filmmaking interests and working with Robin Williams on ‘Boulevard’

Ever since his impressive debut A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints, it's been pretty clear that Dito Montiel is a filmmaker fascinated by male...

Interview: Director José Luis Montesinos and star Lluis Altés talk ‘The Runner’

After its award-winning festival run throughout Europe, the new short film The Runner is enjoying a second wind after recently playing to appreciative audiences...

INTERVIEW: Billy Crudup talks about his acting choices and ‘Glass Chin’

For well over a decade now, Billy Crudup has been consistently putting forth really interesting performances that are never quite what you expect. I've...

INTERVIEW: Michael Kelly talks ‘House of Cards’

For the last decade or so, Michael Kelly has slow but surely been building his resume as an underrated character actor. Especially with House...

INTERVIEW: David Gordon Green talks filmmaking fun and ‘Manglehorn’

I've long been an admirer of David Gordon Green, a filmmaker who first caught my eye when I was just a budding cinephile. He...

Interview: Finn Wittrock Talks ‘American Horror Story: Freak Show’

It's not exclamatory to say that Finn Wittrock was one of the breakout stars of the 2014-2015 TV season with his daring and delightfully deranged...

Interview: ‘Outlander’ star Sam Heughan Talks Controversial Finale and More

One of the biggest stories of the TV season this past year was Outlander, Starz' lavish adaptation of the populer book series. Despite airing...
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INTERVIEW: Paul Dano talks getting into character for ‘Love & Mercy’

When you see a great performance in a film, it's always a pleasure to get to talk to the actor about said work. In...

INTERVIEW: John Cusack talks his career and ‘Love & Mercy’

For years now, few have fascinated me in the industry more than John Cusack. Always seemingly interested in projects just a shade off from...

INTERVIEW: Josh and Benny Safdie talk about their stunning new film ‘Heaven Knows What’

Ever since I saw Heaven Knows What back at the New York Film Festival and listened to Josh Safdie and Benny Safdie talk about...

INTERVIEW: Kevin Pollak talks Directing and ‘Misery Loves Comedy’

TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL: Earlier in the week at the Tribeca Film Festival, The Awards Circuit was invited to take part in an intimate roundtable...

INTERVIEW: Oscar Isaac and Alicia Vikander talk ‘Ex Machina’

Earlier this week, Awards Circuit was invited to take part in a roundtable discussion with Ex Machina stars Oscar Isaac and Alicia Vikander. The film from...

INTERVIEW: ‘It Follows’ Star Maika Monroe Talks Horror and an Apocalyptic Detroit

Labeling actress Maika Monroe a "scream queen" is a bit of a misnomer, but it's a term quickly applied to her after her one-two...

INTERVIEW: James Gray talks ‘The Immigrant’ and his Next Film

One thing becomes very apparent when you talk to filmmaker James Gray...the man is willing to talk about pretty much anything. Even when it...

INTERVIEW: Anton Yelchin talks ‘5 to 7’

Year in and year out, Anton Yelchin continues to make interesting choices as an actor. He's one of the more underrated young performers out...

INTERVIEW: Graham Moore talks ‘The Imitation Game’

Last week, right after he won the Writers Guild of America prize for Best Adapted Screenplay, Graham Moore took some time out of his...

INTERVIEW: Filmmaker Patrick Osborne on his Oscar nominated short ‘Feast’

Animation fascinates me. A lot of that has to do with my inability to draw even a simple stick figure, but I'm always intrigued...

Finding Vivian Maier Directors Talk Oscars, Recognition, and Finding Bigger Boxes

Documentaries about the distinctions of a person's private and public persona are fascinating, none more so than Finding Vivian Maier. The Oscar-nominated documentary about...

Interview: Oscar Nominated Visual Effects Supervisor Stephane Ceretti On “Guardians Of The Galaxy”

Visual effects supervisor Stephane Ceretti is nominated for an Oscar for his work on Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy. He also worked on other...

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