GrouchoReviews.com: Interviews http://grouchoreviews.com/ Tue, 29 Jul 2014 20:18:46 GMT Film/DVD reviews, interviews and features. Interview: Chris Mulkey…Last Weekend, Twin Peaks…5/2/2014 http://grouchoreviews.com/interviews/395 /interviews/395 Malcolm is a totally different kind of role than I‘ve ever played. He‘s a listener. And that‘s a really powerful thing to be able to do...Hank Jennings was a duplicitous guy... Tue, 29 Jul 2014 07:37:46 GMT Peter Canavese Interview: Richard Linklater…Boyhood…7/17/2014 http://grouchoreviews.com/interviews/402 /interviews/402 At the end of the shoot, I would talk to the actors, like ‘Okay, next year, here‘s what‘s coming.‘ And then I had the year to think about it, and so did they. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 06:13:00 GMT Peter Canavese Interview: Rob Reiner…And So It Goes, The Case Against 8…6/19 & 6/20/2014 http://grouchoreviews.com/interviews/400 /interviews/400 I enjoy the creative process. I love the writing part of it, the editing…one of my favorites. But I also like the production process. It’s just fun to do. That’s what I’ve discovered, you know, as I’ve gotten older. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 06:34:00 GMT Peter Canavese Interview: Paul Haggis…First Person, Casino Royale…6/11/2014 http://grouchoreviews.com/interviews/401 /interviews/401 Never, ever date a writer. It’s always a mistake. Just do not trust us. Thu, 26 Jun 2014 19:32:58 GMT Peter Canavese Interview: Paul Katami & Jeff Zarrillo…The Case Against 8…6/19/2014 http://grouchoreviews.com/interviews/398 /interviews/398 [Katami:] You know, watching the film did one thing for us. It made sense of what happened, because when you‘re living it, it‘s very odd to have to go to court and defend your life, and have to testify about your love and how that cannot change. Fri, 20 Jun 2014 04:56:00 GMT Peter Canavese Interview: Josh Wiggins & Kat Candler…Hellion…4/28/2014 http://grouchoreviews.com/interviews/392 /interviews/392 [Wiggins:] He really does have a good heart. He just doesn‘t know how to use it...‘cause he‘s been polluted by all this stuff that‘s happened in his life......there‘s a lot of stuff going on in that head of his. Thu, 19 Jun 2014 17:22:04 GMT Peter Canavese Interview: John Lloyd Young, Erich Bergen & Michael Lomenda…Jersey Boys…6/16/2014 http://grouchoreviews.com/interviews/397 /interviews/397 [Young:] Valli offered me much more help than he ever knew. Because I stole from him shamelessly every time I‘ve seen him over all of these years. You can learn something about somebody‘s psychology more by what they choose to evade... Thu, 19 Jun 2014 01:13:09 GMT Peter Canavese Interview: Jay Baruchel, America Ferrera, Dean DeBlois, & Bonnie Arnold…How to Train Your Dragon 2…6/2/2014 http://grouchoreviews.com/interviews/391 /interviews/391 [Jay Baruchel:] Dean always allows us time to ‘find daylight,‘ to sort of try to make it our own and kinda do what I call ‘handmade acting,‘ right? Make it a bit clumsy, rough around the edges, homemade. Thu, 05 Jun 2014 22:58:17 GMT Peter Canavese Interview: Nick Frost…Cuban Fury…4/11/2014 http://grouchoreviews.com/interviews/390 /interviews/390 When you watch the last ten minutes of the film, and all that is me, you think, ‘That’s why I did that.‘ But when you’re in it, it’s like...‘when’s this going to end?‘ Fri, 11 Apr 2014 13:52:00 GMT Peter Canavese Interview: David Frankel…One Chance, The Devil Wears Prada…10/5/2013 http://grouchoreviews.com/interviews/389 /interviews/389 It’s an incredible thing to sit as far as I’m sitting from you, and have this incredible noise come at you. And that human beings can make these sounds is remarkable. Fri, 21 Mar 2014 05:07:38 GMT Peter Canavese Interview: Rob Minkoff & Tiffany Ward…Mr. Peabody & Sherman…2/21/2014 http://grouchoreviews.com/interviews/388 /interviews/388 Looking at it from the perspective of today, you can’t help but look at them then and say they’re the original Modern Family. It’s an alternative family, and what’s wrong with that? Tue, 04 Mar 2014 16:07:47 GMT Peter Canavese Interview: Adam McKay…Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues…12/2/2013 http://grouchoreviews.com/interviews/387 /interviews/387 It’s very funny when you tell...the studio...‘We have a second movie.‘ They can’t comprehend it...they were like, ‘Ha ha! Must feel like that, right?‘...‘No, we literally have a second movie. We‘ve cut it, if you want to watch it.‘ Thu, 19 Dec 2013 23:36:27 GMT Peter Canavese Interview: Richard M. Sherman…Mary Poppins, The Boys: The Sherman Brothers‘ Story…4/24/09 http://grouchoreviews.com/interviews/282 /interviews/282 [Walt Disney] pulled the car off to the side, and stopped the car, and he says, ‘You‘re not going to give your royalties on this song away! It‘s going to put your kids through college!‘ Tue, 10 Dec 2013 06:28:00 GMT Peter Canavese Interview: Geoffrey Rush, Sophie Nelisse, & Brian Percival…The Book Thief…10/4/2013 http://grouchoreviews.com/interviews/386 /interviews/386 [Rush:] Hans has a kind of natural emotional intelligence for he senses a spark of life and isn’t going to engage in therapy like ‘Are you feeling grief?‘. He’d rather play the accordion and say ‘I understand something about you.‘ Thu, 21 Nov 2013 14:39:00 GMT Peter Canavese Interview: Bruce Dern & Will Forte…Nebraska…10/4/2013 http://grouchoreviews.com/interviews/384 /interviews/384 [Dern:] A couple years ago, I got tired of performing. And I just wanted to be human beings in movies from now on. I want to be real people. I don’t want to perform. I want...an hour and forty-five minutes of moment-to-moment behavior. Sat, 09 Nov 2013 18:06:38 GMT Peter Canavese Interview: Jared Leto…Dallas Buyers Club…10/11/2013 http://grouchoreviews.com/interviews/385 /interviews/385 Staying in character…it was just an obvious thing. For me, there were so many physical attributes. So many emotional things to keep track of. I couldn’t imagine, like, letting go of all that. Fri, 08 Nov 2013 21:11:58 GMT Peter Canavese Interview: J.C. Chandor…All is Lost…10/13/2013 http://grouchoreviews.com/interviews/383 /interviews/383 The sort of ability to put total and complete trust in a bunch of young yahoos for a guy who’s accomplished as much as [Redford] has was kind of shocking…that he makes decisions to kind of expose himself. Fri, 18 Oct 2013 18:12:00 GMT Peter Canavese Interview: Chiwetel Ejiofor…12 Years a Slave…10/12/2013 http://grouchoreviews.com/interviews/382 /interviews/382 The point of change, I think, for Solomon that makes him very distinctive and distinct from a lot of people and a lot of us...is that he recognizes that he is actually in a fight for his mind. Fri, 18 Oct 2013 15:31:30 GMT Peter Canavese Interview: Lupita Nyong‘o…12 Years a Slave…10/12/2013 http://grouchoreviews.com/interviews/381 /interviews/381 It wasn’t until she became of sexual interest to Master Epps that she was sent out into the field...that spoke of a woman who had kind of the Stockholm syndrome where you’re traumatically bonded to the people who cause you the most harm. Fri, 18 Oct 2013 14:58:58 GMT Peter Canavese Interview: Joseph Gordon-Levitt…Don Jon…9/17/2013 http://grouchoreviews.com/interviews/380 /interviews/380 Even the best movies...are not as rich and nuanced as detailed as real life or an actual human being. And so to compare your real life, or your partner or lover or whoever to a character in a movie, you‘re setting yourself up for disappointment. Fri, 27 Sep 2013 13:21:16 GMT Peter Canavese