Interviews Fri, 11 Apr 2014 21:14:38 GMT Film/DVD reviews, interviews and features. Interview: Nick Frost…Cuban Fury…4/11/2014 /interviews/390 When you watch the last ten minutes of the film, and all that is me, you think, ‘That’s why I did that.‘ But when you’re in it, it’s like...‘when’s this going to end?‘ Fri, 11 Apr 2014 13:52:00 GMT Peter Canavese Interview: David Frankel…One Chance, The Devil Wears Prada…10/5/2013 /interviews/389 It’s an incredible thing to sit as far as I’m sitting from you, and have this incredible noise come at you. And that human beings can make these sounds is remarkable. Fri, 21 Mar 2014 05:07:38 GMT Peter Canavese Interview: Rob Minkoff & Tiffany Ward…Mr. Peabody & Sherman…2/21/2014 /interviews/388 Looking at it from the perspective of today, you can’t help but look at them then and say they’re the original Modern Family. It’s an alternative family, and what’s wrong with that? Tue, 04 Mar 2014 16:07:47 GMT Peter Canavese Interview: Adam McKay…Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues…12/2/2013 /interviews/387 It’s very funny when you tell...the studio...‘We have a second movie.‘ They can’t comprehend it...they were like, ‘Ha ha! Must feel like that, right?‘...‘No, we literally have a second movie. We‘ve cut it, if you want to watch it.‘ Thu, 19 Dec 2013 23:36:27 GMT Peter Canavese Interview: Richard M. Sherman…Mary Poppins, The Boys: The Sherman Brothers‘ Story…4/24/09 /interviews/282 [Walt Disney] pulled the car off to the side, and stopped the car, and he says, ‘You‘re not going to give your royalties on this song away! It‘s going to put your kids through college!‘ Tue, 10 Dec 2013 06:28:00 GMT Peter Canavese Interview: Geoffrey Rush, Sophie Nelisse, & Brian Percival…The Book Thief…10/4/2013 /interviews/386 [Rush:] Hans has a kind of natural emotional intelligence for he senses a spark of life and isn’t going to engage in therapy like ‘Are you feeling grief?‘. He’d rather play the accordion and say ‘I understand something about you.‘ Thu, 21 Nov 2013 14:39:00 GMT Peter Canavese Interview: Bruce Dern & Will Forte…Nebraska…10/4/2013 /interviews/384 [Dern:] A couple years ago, I got tired of performing. And I just wanted to be human beings in movies from now on. I want to be real people. I don’t want to perform. I hour and forty-five minutes of moment-to-moment behavior. Sat, 09 Nov 2013 18:06:38 GMT Peter Canavese Interview: Jared Leto…Dallas Buyers Club…10/11/2013 /interviews/385 Staying in character…it was just an obvious thing. For me, there were so many physical attributes. So many emotional things to keep track of. I couldn’t imagine, like, letting go of all that. Fri, 08 Nov 2013 21:11:58 GMT Peter Canavese Interview: J.C. Chandor…All is Lost…10/13/2013 /interviews/383 The sort of ability to put total and complete trust in a bunch of young yahoos for a guy who’s accomplished as much as [Redford] has was kind of shocking…that he makes decisions to kind of expose himself. Fri, 18 Oct 2013 18:12:00 GMT Peter Canavese Interview: Chiwetel Ejiofor…12 Years a Slave…10/12/2013 /interviews/382 The point of change, I think, for Solomon that makes him very distinctive and distinct from a lot of people and a lot of that he recognizes that he is actually in a fight for his mind. Fri, 18 Oct 2013 15:31:30 GMT Peter Canavese Interview: Lupita Nyong‘o…12 Years a Slave…10/12/2013 /interviews/381 It wasn’t until she became of sexual interest to Master Epps that she was sent out into the field...that spoke of a woman who had kind of the Stockholm syndrome where you’re traumatically bonded to the people who cause you the most harm. Fri, 18 Oct 2013 14:58:58 GMT Peter Canavese Interview: Joseph Gordon-Levitt…Don Jon…9/17/2013 /interviews/380 Even the best movies...are not as rich and nuanced as detailed as real life or an actual human being. And so to compare your real life, or your partner or lover or whoever to a character in a movie, you‘re setting yourself up for disappointment. Fri, 27 Sep 2013 13:21:16 GMT Peter Canavese Interview: Haifaa Al-Mansour…Wadjda…9/17/2013 /interviews/379 For me, if you want to make a film about Saudi Arabia, there is no way you can escape religion; it‘s a big part of people‘s lives, whether they are religious or not...people find themselves in situations where they position themselves next to religion... Fri, 20 Sep 2013 00:13:52 GMT Peter Canavese Interview: Brie Larson & Destin Cretton…Short Term 12…7/31/13 /interviews/376 [Larson:] One of the interesting things that I learned was that sometimes loving someone or showing love doesn‘t always mean that you have to give in. Sometimes you have to be hard and kind of get them to toe the line a little bit. Fri, 30 Aug 2013 14:00:21 GMT Peter Canavese Interview: Billy Bob Thornton…Jayne Mansfield‘s Car…10/7/13 /interviews/378 My father wasn’t the greatest guy in the world, to me. And his treatment of me wasn’t that great. Some of this stuff is directly taken from me and my father. And my father actually took me to see Jayne Mansfield’s car... Mon, 26 Aug 2013 06:15:38 GMT Peter Canavese Interview: Scott Neustadter…The Spectacular Now, (500) Days of Summer…8/9/13 /interviews/377 Everybody‘s got an idea about what everyone is. But only if you take the time to kind of be with that person and get to know them and understand where they‘re coming from and what makes them tick [do] you start to see there‘s a lot more... Fri, 16 Aug 2013 21:32:10 GMT Peter Canavese Interview: Lake Bell…In a World...…7/21/13 /interviews/375‘s the ultimate acting, because the blind voice, you‘re not judged by what you look like; you‘re judged by what you sound like. So you can be anyone. You can be any nationality; you can be…I could be a dude. You know? Fri, 16 Aug 2013 02:49:40 GMT Peter Canavese Interview: Israel Broussard & Katie Chang…The Bling Ring…6/7/13 /interviews/374 [Broussard:] I think he was just lost. And he got lost a little more, but at least he was being loved and at least he learned something from that...not only about the consequences but about who he was. And it’s okay to be who you’re gonna be. Thu, 13 Jun 2013 17:21:00 GMT Peter Canavese Interview: Alexis Denisof & Amy Acker…Much Ado About Nothing…4/28/13 /interviews/373 [Denisof:] He wanted to bring a feel of the mid-century Golden Age of moviemaking, the noir, romantic noir, comedy: some hybrid of that. So kinda keep pushing the tempo of it a little bit so it stays fast and muscular. Mon, 03 Jun 2013 00:25:00 GMT Peter Canavese Interview: Judy Blume & Lawrence Blume…Tiger Eyes…7/20/12 /interviews/348 [Judy Blume:] My father did die suddenly when I was twenty-one...I really don‘t think I was thinking of that when I wrote the book, but now that I see the movie, I know that it is so much of understanding of loss of a beloved parent...It‘s so hard. Sun, 02 Jun 2013 03:50:00 GMT Peter Canavese