Archive for February, 2016

The Breaking Bad star is getting political, playing a communist screenwriter in Trumbo, and Lyndon B Johnson in an upcoming HBO film. What does he think the McCarthy era can tell us about the rise of Trump and Cruz?

Source: ‘Every country has its fearmongers’ – Bryan Cranston on Trumbo and Hollywood’s blacklist | Film | The Guardian

The Oscar-nominated Juno star talks about child stardom, her Vice TV show and why she had to stop living a lie

Source: Ellen Page: ‘Being out became more important than any movie’ | Film | The Guardian

Mexican film-maker, whose production for the Oscars favourite has been called a ‘living hell’, insists opting to shoot in remote, freezing Canada was entirely justified by film’s acclaim

Source: Alejandro González Iñárritu: I made ‘irresponsible decisions’ on The Revenant shoot | Film | The Guardian

Luca Guadagnino’s latest film sees the writer-director reunited with Tilda Swinton, this time playing a recuperating rocker. And while he has fond words for the Rolling Stones, who supply some of the tunes, he’s less forgiving about actors, scriptwriters and the Italian film industry

Source: A Bigger Splash director: ‘Italian cinema is mostly a bureau for tourism’ | Film | The Guardian

Just 23% of respondents backed call to ‘tune out’ of world’s most famous film ceremony, but 44% agree that ‘Hollywood has a problem with minorities’

Source: Fewer than a quarter of Americans support #OscarsSoWhite boycott | Film | The Guardian

The director filmed his cannibal horror The Green Inferno in the depths of the Amazonian rainforest. But is he exploiting the tribe who star in it?

Source: Eli Roth: ‘I miss films where you think the makers were insane’ | Film | The Guardian

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