“Everyone Wants to Think Their Child could be President”: Morgan Krantz on Babysitter


Writer/director Morgan Krantz’s first feature Babysitter was accepted into SXSW as a work in progress, so Krantz was working on it until the very week it premiered. “It was hot off the presses, and suddenly it was on the big…  Read more


“It Was a Bit of a Rough Ride”: David Robert Mitchell on It Follows

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Writer/director David Robert Mitchell has only released two films, but he has already shown himself to be a fascinating and diverse filmmaker. His first outing, 2010’s Myth of the American Sleepover, was a simple teen drama following a bunch of…  Read more


“For Every Kink, There is a Case”: Anja Marquardt on She’s Lost Control

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The erotic meets the clinical in German director Anja Marquardt’s debut feature, She’s Lost Control, a quietly intense portrait of two characters brought together by deeply personal physical and internal deficiencies. Ronah (Brooke Bloom) is a graduate student doubling as a professional…  Read more


The Gunman Actor Peter Franzén on Being a Global Artist (and Working with Sean Penn)

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“Peter Franzén – remember that name,” is what I told everyone who asked me if I’d made any big discoveries covering the Finnish Film Affair in Helsinki in September 2013 — I’d even called this talented thesp “Finland’s ridiculously charismatic…  Read more