Articles tagged film interview

Cate Blanchett returns as Queen Elizabeth I in ‘The Golden Age’

Elizabeth, Elizabeth, Elizabeth. Hollywood can’t get enough of her. If there’s a historical costume drama coming out, you can bet it’s one

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23 Sep 2007 // 11:46 PM

Jessica Alba tries comedy in ‘Good Luck Chuck’

NEW YORK—“Did you think I was naked?” asks Jessica Alba. Before you can say “get out of my dream life,” you realize she’s

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21 Sep 2007 // 4:37 AM

‘Eastern Promises’ reteams Mortensen and Cronenberg

Scorsese and De Niro. Fellini and Mastroianni. John Ford and the Duke. And now ... David Cronenberg and Viggo Mortensen? After working on only two films

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20 Sep 2007 // 3:27 AM

Michael Douglas goes crazy again in ‘King of California’

NEW YORK—For a guy who spent years hitting the hot button on pop culture, Michael Douglas sounds, at 62, like he’d be just fine

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Viggo Mortensen, director Cronenberg reunite for gangster movie

Viggo Mortensen was busted the other day for smoking at the Ritz-Carlton, one of the city’s fine hostelries. “It could be God, and he

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17 Sep 2007 // 4:10 AM

Jodie Foster explains why her new movie is ‘subversive’

That’s her word, not ours. Sitting in a posh suite at the Beverly Hills Hotel over a lunch of smoked salmon and blinis, the

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At Toronto fest, 2 directors talk about their New York-based films

TORONTO—New York, New York, it’s a helluva town. Two films at the Toronto International Film Festival take two different bites of the Big

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Steve Buscemi combines acting, directing talents in ‘Interview’

In “Reservoir Dogs,” he didn’t believe in leaving tips for waitresses. In “Fargo,” he was referred to as “the little guy (who) was kinda

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7 Sep 2007 // 1:57 PM

Q&A with ‘Shoot ‘Em Up’ co-star Paul Giamatti

"I would love to not ever have to repeat myself."

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The talents behind ‘3:10 to Yuma’ hope the Western will ride again

SAN FRANCISCO—Meanwhile, back at the hotel ... After a photo shoot staged at Marin County, Calif., horse stables, James Mangold and Peter Fonda are back

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6 Sep 2007 // 2:37 AM

Woman with gun: Jodie Foster in ‘The Brave One’

Jodie Foster is in Queensland, Australia, on the phone, in a room looking over the ocean. It’s early morning, and a storm is blowing. “

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Kevin Bacon adds a degree with ‘nerd’ hero of ‘Death Sentence’

LOS ANGELES—It is almost impossible to sit next to Kevin Bacon in a Los Angeles hotel suite without silently playing the parlor game “The

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31 Aug 2007 // 5:08 AM

Rob Zombie breathes new life into a classic fright film

"It just really felt, to me, growing up on the East Coast, like it was Halloween."

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30 Aug 2007 // 3:25 AM

The making of actress-writer-director-producer Julie Delpy

SAN FRANCISCO—Julie Delpy directed, wrote, produced, edited and scored the comedy “2 Days in Paris.” It beats sitting by the phone. “Basically, when you’re

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24 Aug 2007 // 7:55 AM

‘Mr. Bean’ speaks! (About his new movie)

"I definitely do not have the wit of Blackadder. I definitely require scriptwriters to provide that. And I don't think I'm as dark or cynical as Blackadder is in his view of the world."

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Josh Hartnett sees reporters from the other side of the story

"I would love to play a rock star," he said. "If somebody said it was time to make The Iggy Pop Story, I'd be there."

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Scarlett Johansson takes a class trip in ‘The Nanny Diaries’

WANTED: Movie ingenue with great sense of humor, earthy sensuality and Hollywood heat, filled with youthful vigor yet old-fashioned movie virtues, for a comedy of

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22 Aug 2007 // 5:15 AM

He’s the ‘King of Kong,’ and a real-life movie star

SEATTLE—In this corner: Steve Wiebe of Redmond, Wash., a junior-high teacher and all-around nice guy. In that corner: Billy “Gamer of the Century” Mitchell,

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22 Aug 2007 // 3:49 AM

Alan Alda feels free to pierce his good-guy image

The recent run of nasty or weasely fellows Alan Alda has played in movies (“The Aviator,” which got him his first Oscar nomination), TV (“The

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16 Aug 2007 // 3:10 AM

‘Rocket Science’: Truth, but embellished

There’s an element of autobiography in most directors’ first movies, and Jeffrey Blitz’s absurdist coming-of-age tale, “Rocket Science,” is no exception. Set in

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