GrouchoReviews.com: Interviews http://www.grouchoreviews.com/ Mon, 22 Aug 2016 03:51:54 GMT Film/DVD reviews, interviews and features. Interview: John Krasinski & Margo Martindale…The Hollars…8/21/2016 http://www.grouchoreviews.com/interviews/446 /interviews/446 [Krasinski:] I needed to make sure that we weren‘t making a ‘movie family,‘ that you could project your own family into them. It had to feel like your family, it had to feel like your hometown...it had to feel like you were living through this with them. Mon, 22 Aug 2016 03:26:31 GMT Peter Canavese Interview: Jonathan Groff, Murray Bartlett, Frankie J. Alvarez, Raúl Castillo, Lauren Weedman & Daniel Franzese…Looking…6/26/2016 http://www.grouchoreviews.com/interviews/445 /interviews/445 [Groff:] We‘re seeing Patrick become a man and sort of come into his own. And be okay with not having an answer...I didn‘t consciously try to put myself into Patrick, but inevitably...when I‘m playing a character, it starts to bleed into my everyday life. Thu, 11 Aug 2016 17:35:22 GMT Peter Canavese Interview: Ira Sachs & Theo Taplitz…Little Men…4/29/2016 http://www.grouchoreviews.com/interviews/442 /interviews/442 [Taplitz:] Life may not always be fair, or good, but there‘s certainly moments of it that can be quite amazing...What [Jake] learns from Tony is to be sure of himself, to be there and to be proud of your decisions. Sat, 30 Jul 2016 05:21:00 GMT Peter Canavese Interview: Mike Birbiglia…Don‘t Think Twice…6/9/2016 http://www.grouchoreviews.com/interviews/443 /interviews/443 No one knows how to direct a movie, no matter what anybody tells you. Nobody knows how to direct a movie until you‘ve directed a movie. Fri, 29 Jul 2016 17:20:00 GMT Peter Canavese Interview: Matt Ross…Captain Fantastic, Silicon Valley…7/7/2016 http://www.grouchoreviews.com/interviews/444 /interviews/444 On a daily basis, you‘re re-calibrating, if not an hourly basis, trying to do the right thing by your children...They‘re only in the house so long, and I‘m curating their lives. Wed, 27 Jul 2016 17:34:42 GMT Peter Canavese Interview: Rebecca Miller…Maggie‘s Plan…4/24/2016 http://www.grouchoreviews.com/interviews/441 /interviews/441 She‘s almost, in a strange way, like a saint. Even though she keeps making wrong decisions, she‘s very ethically motivated... Mon, 02 May 2016 14:33:05 GMT Peter Canavese Interview: Susan Sarandon & Lorene Scafaria…The Meddler, Thelma & Louise…4/11/2016 http://www.grouchoreviews.com/interviews/439 /interviews/439 [Sarandon:] I think everybody can act, really. Surviving in this profession is something you can brag about. Mon, 02 May 2016 14:25:23 GMT Peter Canavese Interview: Anton Yelchin & Jeremy Saulnier…Green Room, Star Trek Beyond…4/11/2016 http://www.grouchoreviews.com/interviews/440 /interviews/440 [Yelchin:] I think there‘s a selfishness to acting, but it‘s a selfishness that I can‘t be thinking about anything else. Mon, 11 Apr 2016 14:29:00 GMT Peter Canavese Interview: Tom Hiddleston & Marc Abraham…I Saw the Light…4/1/2016 http://www.grouchoreviews.com/interviews/434 /interviews/434 [Hiddleston:] I sort of represent Hank Williams‘ experience for the world: his truth. His joy, his pain, his struggles. Dressing like him, sounding like him, speaking like him, and singing like him. Mon, 04 Apr 2016 20:13:55 GMT Peter Canavese Interview: Jeff Nichols…Midnight Special…3/21/2016 http://www.grouchoreviews.com/interviews/437 /interviews/437 How inclined we are as parents to project ourselves on our kids: what we want them to be, what we think they should be. We can‘t help ourselves....But the essence of being a parent...is just giving up. Giving up that control. Sat, 02 Apr 2016 20:10:10 GMT Peter Canavese Interview: Matt Sobel…Take Me to the River…4/1/2016 http://www.grouchoreviews.com/interviews/438 /interviews/438 We have to play the role, fake it, before we actually have earned the right to call ourselves adults, and there‘s nothing wrong with that. But it does sort of set us up for this kind of fall. Tue, 22 Mar 2016 20:18:00 GMT Peter Canavese Interview: Sally Field & Michael Showalter…Hello My Name Is Doris…1/22/2016 http://www.grouchoreviews.com/interviews/433 /interviews/433 [Field:] Trying on clothes...that was how I started to find who she was...It was when I started to play dress-up with these racks and racks and racks of old, revolting clothes. Mon, 14 Mar 2016 22:07:47 GMT Peter Canavese Interview: Gavin Hood…Eye in the Sky…3/2/2016 http://www.grouchoreviews.com/interviews/436 /interviews/436 My dad...used to just say, ‘Don‘t act. Be...This is not about you. You are here representing another human being. Get your ego out of the way and honor this person and represent them with humility and truth.‘ Wed, 02 Mar 2016 20:58:00 GMT Peter Canavese Interview: Reggie Watts & Benjamin Dickinson…Creative Control…2/26/2016 http://www.grouchoreviews.com/interviews/435 /interviews/435 [Watts:] Dancebots! I‘d just love to see an entire ballroom floor of people in exosuits! Fri, 26 Feb 2016 20:40:00 GMT Peter Canavese Interview: Dana Fox…How to Be Single…1/28/2016 http://www.grouchoreviews.com/interviews/432 /interviews/432 I started doing a lot of research into the science of love and sex...And I met my husband and he didn‘t check off a single box on my list. He just loved me and I loved him. Sun, 31 Jan 2016 17:31:39 GMT Peter Canavese Interview: László Nemes & Géza Röhrig…Son of Saul…12/12/2015 http://www.grouchoreviews.com/interviews/430 /interviews/430 [Nemes:] It had to be a very organic process. We wanted to rely on the imagination of the viewer. Mon, 28 Dec 2015 21:40:00 GMT Peter Canavese Interview: Jay Roach…Trumbo, Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery…11/12/2015 http://www.grouchoreviews.com/interviews/431 /interviews/431 We did tons of research, interviewed the daughters, and even got to talk to Kirk Douglas before we started shooting...we tried really hard to be completely authentic... Thu, 12 Nov 2015 22:01:00 GMT Peter Canavese Interview: Abi Morgan & Sarah Gavron…Suffragette…10/16/2015 http://www.grouchoreviews.com/interviews/424 /interviews/424 [Morgan:] Part of our desire was to give voice to the voiceless...these extraordinary working-class women. Mon, 19 Oct 2015 04:15:11 GMT Peter Canavese Interview: Cary Joji Fukunaga & Abraham Attah…Beasts of No Nation, True Detective…10/15/2015 http://www.grouchoreviews.com/interviews/425 /interviews/425 [Fukunaga:] I‘m not sure where I‘m headed...I still look at all these movies as an experience to learn from.   Fri, 16 Oct 2015 04:34:00 GMT Peter Canavese Interview: Hou Hsiao-Hsien…The Assassin…10/12/2015 http://www.grouchoreviews.com/interviews/426 /interviews/426 Everybody understands when we make a conventional technique…it‘s very direct. But I feel that‘s reducing the human power of observation... Mon, 12 Oct 2015 17:16:00 GMT Peter Canavese