All posts tagged: Director

A Conversation with Yoshihiro Fukugawa

On the surface, biopics about elderly poets may not seem like compelling viewing. Yoshihiro Fukugawa, however, begs to differ, having recently finished his new film Don’t Lose Heart, which brings the inspirational true story of Toyo Shibata, one of Japan’s best known poets, to the […]

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A Conversation with Edgar Wright

“I literally shot one of the Klingons being shot. So, you know, it’s on screen for like two seconds.” After the smash out performance of Shaun of the Dead and Scott Pilgrim V The World, Edgar Wright puts aside Marvel’s mighty Ant-Man to helm the final […]

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A Conversation with Miwa Nishikawa

“I think that women who, in the absence of role models, lose their way and drown in this freedom…” Not unlike most film cultures across the globe, Japan’s cinematic history has borne a significant disadvantage with the absence of a distinct female voice to influence […]

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A Conversation with Peter Jackson

“I think it’s a hopeless exercise to cater to fans of the book, simply because at the end of the day, they aren’t a common voice.” Since the mammoth directorial undertaking and subsequent release of his King Kong remake of in 2005, kiwi filmmaker Peter […]

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A Conversation with Neill Blomkamp

“I was genetically created to do that film, I really was. And it would have been an awesome film.” While the name Neill Blomkamp may not garner much recognition at the moment, the short films and commercial work of this South African raised director has teased […]

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