GrouchoReviews.com: Interviews http://grouchoreviews.com/ Fri, 15 May 2015 23:28:07 GMT Film/DVD reviews, interviews and features. Interview: Gaspard Ulliel…Saint Laurent, Hannibal Rising…4/26/2015 http://grouchoreviews.com/interviews/410 /interviews/410 It‘s a prison movie when you think about it....you know, his being watched, infantilized. And yeah we‘re talking about this specific period of his life and his career where it‘s a dialectic between work and life, and enjoyment and freedom... Fri, 15 May 2015 16:18:57 GMT Peter Canavese Interview: Jason Schwartzman & Bob Byington…7 Chinese Brothers…5/2/2015 http://grouchoreviews.com/interviews/409 /interviews/409 [Schwartman:] This kind of guy is in a fog type of alcoholism...you can have a period in your life...where you look back and you go ‘Gosh. I was in a stasis then. I didn‘t do anything.‘ There‘s no movement. And I think Larry‘s in that zone. Fri, 08 May 2015 22:43:00 GMT Peter Canavese Interview: Michiel Huisman…The Age of Adaline, Game of Thrones…4/13/2015 http://grouchoreviews.com/interviews/407 /interviews/407 There‘s parts of me that can be very confident...I guess in real life I don‘t really dare to do that, yeah, because I don‘t think it‘s smart to do, and I‘m not confident enough. But to do it in a role, it‘s fantastic. Wed, 22 Apr 2015 02:38:02 GMT Peter Canavese Interview: John Boorman…Queen and Country, Hope and Glory, Point Blank, Excalibur…2/26/2015 http://grouchoreviews.com/interviews/406 /interviews/406 From its very origins, particularly when it was black-and-white filmed, film was so closely connected to dreaming. And it‘s probably why people connected to it so readily... Mon, 09 Mar 2015 05:24:00 GMT Peter Canavese Interview: Simon Jones…The Hitchhiker‘s Guide to the Galaxy, Blithe Spirit…1/25/2015 http://grouchoreviews.com/interviews/405 /interviews/405 Along comes the maid at the end, in the sleepwalking scene. And to my amazement, she’s wearing Arthur Dent’s dressing gown. Not any more, I hasten to say, because it was too big for her. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 20:15:47 GMT Peter Canavese Interview: Raphael Bob-Waksberg & Lisa Hanawalt…BoJack Horseman…8/14/2014 http://grouchoreviews.com/interviews/403 /interviews/403 Staying with some friends in this big house in the Hollywood hills...I just remember looking out over the deck of this house and seeing the city below and feeling like ‘Oh, I’m on top of the world. And I’ve never been more lonely or isolated.‘ Sat, 23 Aug 2014 21:19:31 GMT Peter Canavese Interview: Ira Sachs…Love Is Strange…8/11/2014 http://grouchoreviews.com/interviews/404 /interviews/404 It’s a pretty classic kind of set-up for the love story genre because it’s two people who are in love who have to face an obstacle together. And what we reveal in the story is the depth of their love, through how they do that. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 20:11:35 GMT Peter Canavese 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