“He’s Like Napoleon”: Tom Noonan on Making Michael Mann’s Manhunter

Tom Noonan in ManhunterTom Noonan in Manhunter

With Michael Mann’s Blackhat opening this Friday, last night was an appropriate time to screen an earlier film at New York’s IFC Center. Generally noted as the first Hannibal Lector film (“Lektor” here), 1986’s Manhunter relegates Brian Cox’s (delightful, to be sure) take on the character to…  Read more


“I Can Make This Happen”: Danny Glover on Producing

Danny Glover (Courtesy: Marrakech International Film Festival)Danny Glover (Courtesy: Marrakech International Film Festival)

Danny Glover is one of America’s most beloved actors, but few know about his equally impressive accomplishments as a producer. He’s served as executive producer on multiple films to help see them through to completion, and with Joslyn Barnes he…  Read more


“Richard Helped Me Think About Myself”: 5 Questions for Boyhood’s Ellar Coltrane

Ellar Coltrane in BoyhoodEllar Coltrane in Boyhood

There are few breakout roles that can top having your life documented on screen over the course of 12 years. Ellar Coltrane grew up in front of millions of eyes playing the role of young Mason in Richard Linklater’s Boyhood. It’s…  Read more


“The Last 50 Years Destroyed Our Old World”: Five Questions for Actress/Director Mélanie Laurent

Mélanie Laurent (Courtesy: Marrakech International Film Festival)Mélanie Laurent (Courtesy: Marrakech International Film Festival)

French actress Mélanie Laurent may be best known to American audiences for her role as Shosanna Dreyfus in Quentin Tarantino’s Inglorious Basterds. But in addition to acting in over 35 international roles, Laurent has also directed two feature films. Based on…  Read more