“How Cool Is That, to Have Schwarzenegger in an Arthouse Movie?” DP Lukas Ettlin on Maggie

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In the late ’90s, a pre-Governator Arnold Schwarzenegger nearly headlined a version of Richard Matheson’s post-apocalyptic classic I Am Legend before budget concerns derailed the project. Almost two decades later, the 67-year-old Schwarzenegger is starring in a decidedly different futuristic…  Read more


Cannes 2015: Five Questions For Tale of Tales Star Salma Hayek

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Salma Hayek rarely picks up her cell phone when the number is unlisted. But one day she did so while driving around Los Angeles, and the man on the other end was Italian director Matteo Garrone. Having been introduced to…  Read more


Cannes 2015: Five Questions For Tale of Tales‘ Vincent Cassel

Vincent Cassel, Photo by Greta De LazzarisVincent Cassel, Photo by Greta De Lazzaris

He’s played a troubled youth in the Paris ghettos in La Haine, a vengeful husband in Irreversible, and an abusive ballet company director in Black Swan. One pattern is clear with French actor Vincent Cassel: he works with directors of…  Read more


Dancing in Tungsten Light: DP Rob Hardy on Ex Machina

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In writer/director Alex Garland’s Ex Machina, a coder (Domhnall Gleeson) for a Google-esque tech giant is summoned to the remote compound of the company’s CEO (Oscar Isaac) in order to test his latest creation – an alluring humanoid robot named…  Read more