Category Archives: Interviews

Edinburgh International Film Festival 2012 Coverage

With an arm that was just out of a cast and a laptop that decided to give up on me a little too far before the halfway mark for comfort, the 66th Edinburgh International Film Festival may have had a few too many hiccups along the way in regards to my coverage, but the Festival itself was a resounding success. And, when the news was announced yesterday that Artistic Director Chris Fujiwara has committed his services for a further three years, there was not a bad word to be said.

With the return of the Michael Powell and International Awards and two big Red Carpet Galas in the form of William Friedkin’s Killer Joe and Disney Pixar’s Brave, Fujiwara has set himself an incredibly high bar, but one that he is surely ready (and more than able) to contend with. After all, there is a reason he’s referred to as The Mighty Fujiwara.

To check out what coverage was salvageable from my now wreck of a Mac, including interviews from the Brave Red Carpet, just click here.

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Exclusive Interview With Welcome To The Rileys Director Jake Scott – HeyUGuys

After reviewing Welcome To The Rileys for its DVD release (read more about that back on my home page), I was incredibly lucky to have the opportunity to talk with the film’s director, Jake Scott. A very candid interview, he talked about everything from why he chose Kristen to how he researched the themes present throughout and the Jeff Buckley biopic he’s got up next. Check it out over at HeyUGuys, here.

Last Week’s War Horse Press Conference

On Monday the 9th, HeyUGuys sent me to Claridge’s in London where I live-blogged the entirety of the War Horse Press Conference with Spielberg, Kennedy, Hiddleston, Irvine, Watson, Morpurgo and Curtis. It was an incredible morning and a lot of information was given in regards to the process and love Spielberg has for this project.

Click here to read the whole thing back!

Shame Q&A With Steve McQueen And Abi Morgan – HeyUGuys

Please check out the transcript of the Q&A I attended last night on Shame. It was a really interesting insight into the project and the process that went with it. But be advised – it’s heavy spoiler material. Shame is out on Friday, so once you’ve seen it, check back here and read the Q&A. All you need to do is click here!