Independent

By Hannah Eaves
October 13, 2006 - 5:04 AM PDT

In talking with director Douglas McGrath about Infamous, Hannah Eaves doesn't dwell on comparisons with Capote, but instead explores the implications of McGrath's original title, "Every Word is True."

Page 10/13/2006 - 12:00am

By David D'Arcy
October 6, 2006 - 11:31 AM PDT

Todd Field takes his time. Five years after In the Bedroom was nominated for five Academy Awards, Little Children now arrives in theaters. David D'Arcy asks him what it is he's got with adultery in the suburbs and about adapting an admired novel with the author.

Page 10/06/2006 - 12:00am

By Sean Axmaker
October 3, 2006 - 8:11 AM PDT

Thank You for Smoking, starring Aaron Eckhart, Maria Bello, William H. Macy, Robert Duvall, Katie Holmes, Sam Elliott and Rob Lowe, is "a decidedly non-PC slash-and-burn satire of social politics, media exploitation and the culture of spin," writes Sean Axmaker, introducing his conversation with Jason Reitman about his feature debut.

Page 10/03/2006 - 12:00am

By Caveh Zahedi
September 12, 2006 - 3:02 AM PDT

Over the past few years, we've asked Caveh Zahedi to interview Amos Gitai, Larry Gross, Christopher Munch and Henry Jaglom. Now, with I Am a Sex Addict out on DVD, we've asked Caveh to interview... Caveh Zahedi.

Page 09/12/2006 - 12:00am

By David D'Arcy
September 1, 2006 - 2:57 AM PDT

We keep meeting up with Kirby Dick simply because he keeps making such vital and fascinating documentaries. In 2004, Francine Taylor spoke with him about Derrida; a year later, she covered an emotionally charged screening of his Oscar-nominated Twist of Faith. Now, with his very funny, entertaining and infuriating This Film Is Not Yet Rated in theaters, David D'Arcy asks him about the ways studios hamstring their competition, namely, indies and foreign films.

Page 09/01/2006 - 12:00am

By Hannah Eaves
August 31, 2006 - 10:59 AM PDT

If Hannah Eaves had to be interrupted during her talk with Andrew Bujalski about Funny Ha Ha and Mutual Appreciation, she couldn't have asked for a more appropriate disruption.

Page 08/31/2006 - 12:00am

By Andrew Grant
August 29, 2006 - 2:21 AM PDT

Even as Joe Swanberg's first feature, Kissing on the Mouth, comes out on DVD, his second, LOL, is screening at the Pioneer Theater in New York through September 3, his webisodic series Young American Bodies rolls on at Nerve - and he's just completed shooting yet another feature. Andrew Grant (Filmbrain) asks him about all this hyperactivity, his influences, and of course: what's next.

Page 08/29/2006 - 12:00am

By Michael Guillébr />August 25, 2006 - 5:22 AM PDT

"After But I'm a Cheerleader, I had wanted to do something that was a little darker," filmmaker Jamie Babbit tells Michael Guillé/font> as she explains what compelled her to make her new understated thriller, The Quiet. The conversation then turns to what makes the closet such a resilient fixture in Hollywood.

Page 08/25/2006 - 12:00am

By Andy Spletzer
August 23, 2006 - 6:35 AM PDT

Andy Spletzer has an "entertaining, exhausting, exuberant and ultimately edifying" conversation with Craig Baldwin about Sonic Outlaws and Spectres of the Spectrum, Other Cinema's screenings, DVDs, his zine and the films he's working on right now

Page 08/23/2006 - 12:00am

By Tony DuShane
August 18, 2006 - 2:25 AM PDT

For a conversation with Bent Hamer about casting Matt Dillon as Henry Chinaski, alter-ego of Charles Bukowski, in his new film, Factotum, you want someone who hosts a radio show called Drinks with Tony. You want Tony DuShane.

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