Home Interviews

Interviews

Talking ‘Breathe In’ with Drake Doremus and Felicity Jones

Last week, I was given the opportunity to sit down and talk to filmmaker Drake Doremus and actress Felicity Jones about their new movie...

Talking ‘Mitty’ and Being a Character Actor with Adrian Martinez

I'm fascinated by character actors, as I'm sure many of you are as well. I'm especially fascinated when they start showing up in higher...

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: “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: ‘Under The Skin’s Sound Designer Johnnie Burn On Creating Sounds You’ve Never Heard...

A longtime collaborator with director Jonathan Glazer, sound designer Johnnie Burn has earned critical acclaim for his work on Under The Skin. Often singled...

Talking politics and ‘Lincoln’ with James Spader

There's no two ways around it...getting to interview James Spader is a bit of an intimidating experience. Just look at the roles that he's...

Interview: ‘How To Train Your Dragon’ Oscar-Nominated Composer John Powell On The Challenges In...

John Powell earned his first Oscar nomination in 2010 for the first How To Train Your Dragon but he boasts an impressive resume spanning...

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: The Topsy Turvy Makeup Looks of ‘Good Omens’ With Anne Oldham

Amazon's "Good Omens" seems like a dream project for any makeup artist. It's an epic adventure that bridges fantasy and reality, Heaven and Hell,...

Cast of ‘Nymphomaniac’ talk about working with Lars von Trier

Back early March, I was invited to take part in a couple of roundtable interview sessions for Lars von Trier's Nymphomaniac. Myself and a...

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: ‘Begin Again’s songwriter Gregg Alexander poises the question ‘Can A Song Save Your...

Former New Radicals frontman Gregg Alexander, famous for the recognizable anthem “You Get What You Give,” co-wrote the songs for John Carney’s Begin Again....

Interview: Vincent Lambe On Examining the Shocking True Story of ‘Detainment’

It's never easy to depict a highly sensitive topic on screen, especially when it's a horrific murder of a child by two other children....

Martin Starr, Paul Wesley, Dina Shihabi, and Sean Mullin talk ‘Amira & Sam’

Among the early year releases, one of the very best so far is Sean Mullin's romantic dramedy Amira & Sam (my review of which...

EXCLUSIVE: A Conversation With Val Kilmer: The ‘Cinema Twain’ Voyage

On the night of December 22, 2016, inside the intimate setting of the historical Clay Theater in San Francisco, Val Kilmer casually emerged from...

Interview: Editor Brian A. Kates Talks ‘Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ and ‘We the Animals’

One of the series that has a big night ahead of itself is "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" from Amazon Prime. The 8-episode drama follows Midge Maisel...

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: ‘The Favourite’ Sound Designer and Mixer Johnnie Burn Discusses Winds, Period Sound, and...

"The Favourite" quickly marked itself as one of the best films of the year as soon as it debuted. The absurdist comedy/period piece stands...

Interview: Bill Irwin talks TARS and ‘Interstellar’

A few years ago, I really banged the drum to try and get Bill Irwin a Best Supporting Actor nomination for his part in...

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: Claire Anderson On Drawing Threads For the Costumes of ‘Good Omens’

The highly anticipated adaptation of Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett's novel of the same name, "Good Omens" is fairly faithful to its source material....

‘Blackfish’ Director Gabriela Cowperthwaite Discusses Her Documentary and SeaWorld’s Falsehoods

Documentarian Gabriela Cowperthwaite has fifteen-years of experience making documentary films, but her claim to fame at the moment is the riveting, and highly unsettling...

Interview: J.C. Chandor talks ‘A Most Violent Year’ and his next project ‘Deepwater Horizon’

This may not seem like an overt compliment, but I assure you that it is one: J.C. Chandor likes to talk, and talk a...

Interview: Oscar Nominated Makeup & Hair Designer Elizabeth Yianni-Georgiou On “Guardians Of The Galaxy”

Hair designer and head of the makeup department Elizabeth Yianni-Georgiou is nominated for an Oscar for her work on Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy....

Ryan Reynolds and Marjane Satrapi talk ‘The Voices’

Recently, Awards Circuit was lucky enough to be part of a sit down with Ryan Reynolds to talk about his new film The Voices. Also...

Talking ‘In Your Eyes’ at Tribeca with Zoe Kazan and Michael Stahl-David

There's something rather pleasant about knowing one of your favorite actresses is also an enjoyable person to chat with. Such is the case with...

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...

Interview: Laure de Clermont-Tonnerre and Matthias Schoenaerts Discuss Prison Reform and their Film ‘The...

One of the dozens of films that premiered at last month's Sundance Film Festival was "The Mustang," from director Laure de Clermont-Tonnerre. Five years...

EXCLUSIVE: An Interview With the Cast of Amazon’s ‘Patriot’ – Start Binging Today!

2017 Berlin International Film Festival: As part of a relatively new segment of The Berlinale, Amazon's much-anticipated new series, "Patriot" had its international premiere...

Jessica Chastain and Oscar Isaac talk ‘A Most Violent Year’

Anyone who's seen the film A Most Violent Year can attest to how strong of a pair Jessica Chastain and Oscar Isaac make. During...

Interview: ‘Big Eyes’ Globe Nominated Songwriter Dan Heath On Collaborating With Lana Del Rey

Dan Heath shared a Golden Globe nomination for co-writing the titular song “Big Eyes” with Lana Del Rey for Tim Burton’s film of the...

Interview: Oscar Nominated VFX Supervisor Dan Deleeuw On Marvel’s “Captain America: The Winter Soldier”

Dan Deleeuw is the visual effects supervisor for Captain America: Winter Soldier, and earned an Oscar nomination for his work alongside Russell Earl, Bryan...

Interview: Cinematographer Matthew Libatique Talks “Noah” and Working with Darren Aronofsky

AwardsCircuit talks with Darren Aronofsky's longtime cinematographer, Matthew Libatique

Interview: Composer Johann Johannsson on his Golden Globe nominated score for ‘The Theory of...

Icelandic composer Johann Johannsson broke out into the mainstream with his score for 2013’s Prisoners. Now with a score that is essentially the antithesis...

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...

Follow @AwardsCircuit

3,768FansLike
1,174FollowersFollow
10,185FollowersFollow