Six years after her film debut with the acclaimed "Me and You and Everyone We Know," the multimedia artist is back with another daring new comedy about that age when life decisions can no longer be put off. She discusses her own personal "deadlines," why she doesn't like to flesh out her characters entirely and how she considers her latest to be a horror film.
The fraternal directing duo and the star of "Puncture" discuss the making of the unconventional courtroom drama.
Having been on the path usually taken, it wasn't until a family crisis drew the director of music videos and documentaries off course that he found the story for his lovely feature debut in the story of a singer/songwriter making a big move in life.
It's ballsy for any writer/director to retell one of his home country's most beloved classics, but he discusses here how going by the book led to a startling new version of "Brighton Rock."
The director of "Reprise" returns with the story of a man trying to escape his twenties with no clear future in a film that confirms a bright one for its filmmaker. While in Toronto, Trier spoke about filming in his hometown, the power of a closeup and the "strange things that happen" in life and movies.
The writer/director of one of the year's most breathtaking films talks about the wait to get his directorial debut just right, the film's muted color palette, and his love of horror but distaste for gore.
The writer/director of the delightfully misanthropic comedy about warring siblings stuck in a holding pattern *and* a Honda Accord together talks about the road to his second feature, his generation's disinterest in historical context and the pleasure of having someone recite a laughline from something he made.
The writer/director talks about his reunion with his "Chateau" star Paul Rudd, his first collaboration with his sister, Vanity Fair writer Evgenia Peretz, his preferred rhythm for comedy, what he learned doing music videos and the end of his career as a bassist for The Lemonheads.
The filmmakers behind the elegant, elegaic Toronto Film Fest documentary about a nursing home talk about taking on a subject few do.
One of the founders of the Upright Citizens Brigade and a director of Funny or Die shorts talk about teaming up for a full-blown musical with the outrageous "Freak Dance."
The filmmaker who took home the Waldo Salt Award for screenwriting at this year's Sundance Film Festival has plenty more to say about his first feature, growing up watching five movies a day and his desire to never crush the imagination of his audience.