He claims working on The Wolf of Wall Street was the greatest experience of his life, and his performance shows it. Jonah Hill is pretty incredible in Martin Scorsese’s latest — a sort of Goodfellas companion film that tracks the real-life rise and fall of Wall Street schemer Jordan Belfort (Leonardo DiCaprio) and his trusty right-hand men, one of whom is played terrifically by Hill.
It is… Continue reading Dialogue: Jonah Hill on Sex, Greed, Awesome '90s Clothing and 'The Wolf of Wall Street'
For two guys whose films are often cryptic, impenetrable or even flat-out bizarre, Joel and Ethan Coen present the work they do to make them in a remarkably mundane way. Cozied up in a hotel room in Beverly Hills to talk about their latest project, Inside Llewyn Davis, they never hold back in explaining how they came up with their ideas for the 1960s-set character study… Continue reading Dialogue: The Coen Brothers Explain the Inspiration Behind 'Inside Llewyn Davis'
Androids have been an integral part of the Alien universe ever since Ash (Ian Holm) went berserk on the crew of the Nostromo. But few of the actors playing machines for an Alien film have achieved the level of mysterious tension achieved by the outstanding Michael Fassbender in Sir Ridley Scott’s latest, Prometheus. David is, on the surface, an android employed by string-puller Peter Weyland (Guy Pearce). But as
Seth Grahame-Smith is one busy gothic drama writer. Well known for his two New York Times best-selling novels, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies and Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, the 36-year-old New York native recently adapted Vampire Hunter into a film version. Scheduled to hit theaters on June 22, the film was produced by Tim Burton, with whom Grahame-Smith just collaborated on this week’s Dark Shadows. He’s… Continue reading Dialogue: Seth Grahame-Smith Dishes on ‘Dark Shadows,’ ‘Beetlejuice 2,’ ‘Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter’ and ‘Night of the Living’
Chronicle is the type of movie that’s easy to pitch with just a handful of words: It’s a found footage superhero movie. But that nutshell sell does the movie a disservice. There’s more going on under Chronicle’s hood than just kids taping their newfound superpowers. Max Landis’ script is not only a fresh “with great power comes great responsibility” arc, but a strong coming of age… Continue reading Dialogue: Josh Trank on How the '90s and Having Nothing to Lose Influenced 'Chronicle'