Cannes Film Fest 2018: Nadine Labaki on Capernaum

Lebanese Nadine Labaki made history back in May, when her film Capernaum won the Jury Prize at the 2018 Cannes Film Fest. (The Jury president was two-time Oscar winner, Cate Blanchett). Capernaum is on the shortlist of nine foreign-language films, nominated for Oscar this year.  On January 23, the Academy will announce its nominations in […]

Girl (2018): Interview with Director Lukas Dhont about his Award-Winning Transgender Film

Nora was assigned male at birth. As she grew and became aware of who she is, she understood she wanted to live her authentic life and realized her dream of becoming an artist as a ballerina. The fact that a 15-year-old had the courage to be true to herself above the opinion (and objection) of others both shocked and inspired me.

Oscar Actors: Kingsley, Ben–Portrait of a Serious Artist (Part 2)

Interview with Brilliant Actor Ben Kingsley, Oscar Winner for Gandhi and Multiple Oscar Nominee Role of Music BK: Sometimes music helps me in unexpected ways.  I can recognize a certain cadence of notes that is appropriate to my character.  When I played Dmitri Shostakovitch we did play his music on set and that was immensely […]

Cannes Film Fest 2018: Gaspar Noe on Climax, the Boldest Film at This Year’s Edition

Gaspar Noe’s Climax is one of the boldest and most thrilling films at this year’s Cannes Film Fest.  The drama follows a group of street dancers, who live a seemingly normal existence until they are all drugged one night in a club, after which they go through a bloodbath of psychedelic hallucinations. With the exception […]

Cannes Film Fest 2018: Solo–Star Wars Story, Interview with Star Alden Ehrenreich

It just meant to world to me, first of all that Harrison Ford really loves the movie and I think he’s seen it twice. And having his blessing going into it was important to me and this is even more meaningful. It was very emotional and very exciting–Alden Ehrenreich