GrouchoReviews.com: Interviews http://grouchoreviews.com/ Thu, 10 Jan 2019 18:57:11 GMT Film/DVD reviews, interviews and features. Interview: Alfonso Cuarón…Roma…1/4/2019 http://grouchoreviews.com/interviews/471 /interviews/471 I was very lucky to be raised by two strong and very generous women...[Cleo] embodies, in one hand, those scars that I share with my family, but in the other hand, those scars that I share with a whole society. Tue, 01 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT Peter Canavese Interview: Pawel Pawlikowski…Cold War, Ida…10/5/2018 http://grouchoreviews.com/interviews/473 /interviews/473 The more you think about [your parents], the more contradictory they get...A lot of people find themselves in this film. You‘d expect it‘s such an unusual, eccentric story, but... Tue, 01 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT Peter Canavese Interview: Peter Hedges…Ben is Back, The Odd Life of Timothy Green…10/12/2018 http://grouchoreviews.com/interviews/474 /interviews/474 Who wants to be directed by their father? Particularly at an age when…the fun part of being 21 is that you fire your parents. Y‘know, you‘re free of them. Mon, 01 Jan 2018 08:00:00 GMT Peter Canavese Interview: Paul Dano…Wildlife, Love & Mercy…10/5/2018 http://grouchoreviews.com/interviews/472 /interviews/472 [I] immediately felt a sort of uncanny personal relationship to it: the characters, the sense of love in this really great struggle...a lot of pain. [Richard Ford] somehow wrote about this very difficult situation with a great amount of compassion. Mon, 01 Jan 2018 08:00:00 GMT Peter Canavese Interview: Frederick Wiseman…Monrovia, Indiana; Titicut Follies…9/28/2018 http://grouchoreviews.com/interviews/470 /interviews/470 I‘m trying to make a group of movies that represent as many different aspects of contemporary life as I can. Mon, 01 Jan 2018 08:00:00 GMT Peter Canavese Interview: Kathryn Hahn & Tamara Jenkins…Private Life…10/5/2018 http://grouchoreviews.com/interviews/469 /interviews/469 [Hahn:] Like childbirth, a movie is like: you kind of forget the pain and would do it again in a second. Mon, 01 Jan 2018 08:00:00 GMT Peter Canavese Interview: Bo Burnham…Eighth Grade…6/7/2018 http://grouchoreviews.com/interviews/468 /interviews/468 I felt...pop culture is insane, and I always felt so gross for participating in it, and so hypocritical for participating in it. So what I’ll be is an angry hypocrite. Because that’s a coherent, at least, worldview. Mon, 01 Jan 2018 08:00:00 GMT Peter Canavese Interview: Paul Schrader…First Reformed, Auto Focus…4/6/2018 http://grouchoreviews.com/interviews/464 /interviews/464 ‘Why are we here? Where are we going? What will become of us?’ And for twenty or thirty thousand years, that’s been a hypothetical question…well, it’s no longer… Mon, 01 Jan 2018 08:00:00 GMT Peter Canavese Interview: Jason Isaacs…The Death of Stalin, Star Trek: Discovery, Harry Potter…4/22/2018 http://grouchoreviews.com/interviews/465 /interviews/465 You can‘t sprinkle perfume on a turd...You can‘t make a bad script into a good story. Mon, 01 Jan 2018 08:00:00 GMT Peter Canavese Interview: Michael Mayer…The Seagull…April 29, 2018 http://grouchoreviews.com/interviews/462 /interviews/462 For most of my life, I really identified with Constantin...but through the years, I‘ve probably become more of a Trigorin. Mon, 01 Jan 2018 08:00:00 GMT Peter Canavese Interview: Armando Iannucci…The Death of Stalin…3/12/2018 http://grouchoreviews.com/interviews/461 /interviews/461 The comedy‘s suddenly different. The jokes are more about crazy behavior, paranoia, and hysteria. Mon, 01 Jan 2018 08:00:00 GMT Peter Canavese Interview: Andrew Haigh…Lean on Pete, Looking, Weekend…3/5/2018 http://grouchoreviews.com/interviews/466 /interviews/466 I think most of us are trying to find things to not be alone...we all need so much to be loved. Mon, 01 Jan 2018 08:00:00 GMT Peter Canavese Interview: Paul McGuigan…Film Stars Don‘t Die in Liverpool, Sherlock…12/8/2017 http://grouchoreviews.com/interviews/467 /interviews/467 Annette is a student. I went to see her in her house...and she had books of Gloria and she had Post-Its everywhere. Sun, 01 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMT Peter Canavese Interview: Richard Linklater…Last Flag Flying…10/12/2017 http://grouchoreviews.com/interviews/463 /interviews/463 It‘s touchy ground when you get on flag territory these days... Sun, 01 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMT Peter Canavese Interview: Todd Haynes…Wonderstruck, Superstar…10/13/2017 http://grouchoreviews.com/interviews/460 /interviews/460 This age, which hasn‘t been named yet, it hasn‘t been mapped yet, it hasn‘t been defined and labeled: everything‘s possible...There‘s an intimacy that you can have with your same-sex friendships...that you may never achieve again in life.  Sun, 01 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMT Peter Canavese Interview: Kyle Mooney & Dave McCary…Brigsby Bear, Saturday Night Live…7/15/2017 http://grouchoreviews.com/interviews/459 /interviews/459 [Mooney:] It is nice, though, these pieces that get cut have a chance to live somewhere and that people can watch them. So there‘s certainly disappointment when your sketches keep on getting cut, but... Sun, 01 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMT Peter Canavese Interview: Brett Haley & Katharine Ross…The Hero, The Graduate…4/12/2017 http://grouchoreviews.com/interviews/457 /interviews/457 [Ross:] One of the most rewarding things about working with Brett is the word ‘options.‘ He likes options. And that‘s very stimulating for an actor. Sun, 01 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMT Peter Canavese Interview: James Gray…The Lost City of Z, Two Lovers…4/9/2017 http://grouchoreviews.com/interviews/456 /interviews/456 Art is my form of religion. It‘s my way of dealing with mortality...I never saw Fawcett‘s story as a tragedy. There was a level of transcendence to it. Sun, 01 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMT Peter Canavese Interview: Catherine Eaton & Teddy Sears…The Sounding, 24: Legacy, The Flash…3/3/2017 http://grouchoreviews.com/interviews/454 /interviews/454 [Sears:] The greatest part of being an actor, I think, is that wonderful thing that happens between two people who are really listening, really responding... Sun, 01 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMT Peter Canavese Interview: Ritesh Batra…The Sense of an Ending, The Lunchbox…2/21/2017 http://grouchoreviews.com/interviews/453 /interviews/453 It‘s really about pissing off those you love to impress those you will never meet. Sun, 01 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMT Peter Canavese