District 9 director Neil Blomkamp talks to WIRED
, District 10, Halo, his desire to buy a skyscraper and almost casting Eminem or Ninja from Die Antwood
in Elysium's Matt Damon role.
Stanley Kubrick didn’t like giving long interviews, but he loved playing chess. So when the physicist and writer Jeremy Bernstein paid him a visit to gather material for a piece for The New Yorker about a new film project he was writing with Arthur C. Clarke, Kubrick was intrigued to learn that Bernstein was a fairly serious chess player. The result was an unusually long and candid recorded interview for the New Yorker.
Alfred Hitchcock takes us inside his creative process in this fascinating 1964 program from the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. “A Talk with Alfred Hitchcock”
is part interview, part master class in the craft of telling stories on film. (via Open Culture
) [more inside]
"I'm not going to be asked any conceptualizing questions, right?" STANLEY KUBRICK - THE ROLLING STONE INTERVIEW
. Conducted in 1987 by Tim Cahill to promote Full Metal Jacket
, it's considered one of the longest he ever gave.
Either they are high as a kite, or tired and giddy from a long day of interviewing, but either way -- Jason Segal and Paul Rudd can barely hold it together in this promotional interview for "I Love You, Man."
A creative New York couple and their wonderful, vintage photographs: pioneering filmmaker, Morris Engel
, and award-winning photojournalist, Ruth Orkin
, who is renowned for her iconic American Girl in Italy
. [more inside]