GrouchoReviews.com: Interviews http://grouchoreviews.com/ Mon, 08 Oct 2018 19:47:57 GMT Film/DVD reviews, interviews and features. Interview: Frederick Wiseman…Monrovia, Indiana; Titicut Follies…9/28/2018 http://grouchoreviews.com/interviews/470 /interviews/470 I‘m trying to make a group of movies that represent as many different aspects of contemporary life as I can. Mon, 01 Jan 2018 08:00:00 GMT Peter Canavese Interview: Kathryn Hahn & Tamara Jenkins…Private Life…10/5/2018 http://grouchoreviews.com/interviews/469 /interviews/469 [Hahn:] Like childbirth, a movie is like: you kind of forget the pain and would do it again in a second. Mon, 01 Jan 2018 08:00:00 GMT Peter Canavese Interview: Bo Burnham…Eighth Grade…6/7/2018 http://grouchoreviews.com/interviews/468 /interviews/468 I felt...pop culture is insane, and I always felt so gross for participating in it, and so hypocritical for participating in it. So what I’ll be is an angry hypocrite. Because that’s a coherent, at least, worldview. Mon, 01 Jan 2018 08:00:00 GMT Peter Canavese Interview: Paul Schrader…First Reformed, Auto Focus…4/6/2018 http://grouchoreviews.com/interviews/464 /interviews/464 ‘Why are we here? Where are we going? What will become of us?’ And for twenty or thirty thousand years, that’s been a hypothetical question…well, it’s no longer… Mon, 01 Jan 2018 08:00:00 GMT Peter Canavese Interview: Jason Isaacs…The Death of Stalin, Star Trek: Discovery, Harry Potter…4/22/2018 http://grouchoreviews.com/interviews/465 /interviews/465 You can‘t sprinkle perfume on a turd...You can‘t make a bad script into a good story. Mon, 01 Jan 2018 08:00:00 GMT Peter Canavese Interview: Michael Mayer…The Seagull…April 29, 2018 http://grouchoreviews.com/interviews/462 /interviews/462 For most of my life, I really identified with Constantin...but through the years, I‘ve probably become more of a Trigorin. Mon, 01 Jan 2018 08:00:00 GMT Peter Canavese Interview: Armando Iannucci…The Death of Stalin…3/12/2018 http://grouchoreviews.com/interviews/461 /interviews/461 The comedy‘s suddenly different. The jokes are more about crazy behavior, paranoia, and hysteria. Mon, 01 Jan 2018 08:00:00 GMT Peter Canavese Interview: Andrew Haigh…Lean on Pete, Looking, Weekend…3/5/2018 http://grouchoreviews.com/interviews/466 /interviews/466 I think most of us are trying to find things to not be alone...we all need so much to be loved. Mon, 01 Jan 2018 08:00:00 GMT Peter Canavese Interview: Paul McGuigan…Film Stars Don‘t Die in Liverpool, Sherlock…12/8/2017 http://grouchoreviews.com/interviews/467 /interviews/467 Annette is a student. I went to see her in her house...and she had books of Gloria and she had Post-Its everywhere. Sun, 01 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMT Peter Canavese Interview: Richard Linklater…Last Flag Flying…10/12/2017 http://grouchoreviews.com/interviews/463 /interviews/463 It‘s touchy ground when you get on flag territory these days... Sun, 01 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMT Peter Canavese Interview: Todd Haynes…Wonderstruck, Superstar…10/13/2017 http://grouchoreviews.com/interviews/460 /interviews/460 This age, which hasn‘t been named yet, it hasn‘t been mapped yet, it hasn‘t been defined and labeled: everything‘s possible...There‘s an intimacy that you can have with your same-sex friendships...that you may never achieve again in life.  Sun, 01 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMT Peter Canavese Interview: Kyle Mooney & Dave McCary…Brigsby Bear, Saturday Night Live…7/15/2017 http://grouchoreviews.com/interviews/459 /interviews/459 [Mooney:] It is nice, though, these pieces that get cut have a chance to live somewhere and that people can watch them. So there‘s certainly disappointment when your sketches keep on getting cut, but... Sun, 01 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMT Peter Canavese Interview: Brett Haley & Katharine Ross…The Hero, The Graduate…4/12/2017 http://grouchoreviews.com/interviews/457 /interviews/457 [Ross:] One of the most rewarding things about working with Brett is the word ‘options.‘ He likes options. And that‘s very stimulating for an actor. Sun, 01 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMT Peter Canavese Interview: James Gray…The Lost City of Z, Two Lovers…4/9/2017 http://grouchoreviews.com/interviews/456 /interviews/456 Art is my form of religion. It‘s my way of dealing with mortality...I never saw Fawcett‘s story as a tragedy. There was a level of transcendence to it. Sun, 01 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMT Peter Canavese Interview: Catherine Eaton & Teddy Sears…The Sounding, 24: Legacy, The Flash…3/3/2017 http://grouchoreviews.com/interviews/454 /interviews/454 [Sears:] The greatest part of being an actor, I think, is that wonderful thing that happens between two people who are really listening, really responding... Sun, 01 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMT Peter Canavese Interview: Ritesh Batra…The Sense of an Ending, The Lunchbox…2/21/2017 http://grouchoreviews.com/interviews/453 /interviews/453 It‘s really about pissing off those you love to impress those you will never meet. Sun, 01 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMT Peter Canavese Interview: Damien Chazelle & Justin Hurwitz…La La Land, Whiplash…10/6/2016 http://grouchoreviews.com/interviews/450 /interviews/450 [Chazelle:] See if you can marry two things that feel like they should not exist in a movie together: the heights of musical spectacle that we‘re used to from Old Hollywood with a more documentary-informed sense of realism... Sun, 01 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMT Peter Canavese Interview: Bill Nighy…Their Finest…2/16/2017 http://grouchoreviews.com/interviews/452 /interviews/452 I‘m a science-fiction freak...I dig that sort of stuff. Sun, 01 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMT Peter Canavese Interview: Mike Mills…20th Century Women, Beginners, Thumbsucker…12/19/2016 http://grouchoreviews.com/interviews/451 /interviews/451 How did I get to be this person? What‘s the history of me? And is it the right story?...And I like trying to get people I‘ve known right on screen. Fri, 01 Jan 2016 08:00:00 GMT Peter Canavese Interview: Gregg Henry…Guardians of the Galaxy, Body Double, Jason Bourne…08/28/2016 http://grouchoreviews.com/interviews/449 /interviews/449 The first thing I did with De Palma was Scarface...A De Palma set is a very different kind of set than a James Gunn set or a Paul Greengrass set...He likes it extremely quiet on the set... Fri, 01 Jan 2016 08:00:00 GMT Peter Canavese