Archive for the ‘Interviews’ Category
I doubt Bill George is a name that springs to mind when you think of blockbuster movies franchises such as Indiana Jones or Pirates of the Caribbean, but in an age where visuals effects are king, it probably should. For over 30 years, George has helped create a bevy of cinema’s most magical moments as both a Model Maker and Visual Effects Supervisor [...]
Despite being the face of two prime-time TV shows, Early Edition and Friday Night Lights, 45-year-old Kyle Chandler has only had a modest presence on the big screen, perhaps because the hustle and bustle of Hollywood doesn’t gel with the actor’s laid-back, small-town upbringing. But that’s set to change with his co-starring role in Super 8, the highly anticipated monster movie from the brilliant mind of writer/director J.J. Abrams — the [...]
It’s not only filmmakers with officially selected films that have a chance to come to Cannes; many make their way to the Cote d’Azur to market their films for international distributors and gain advice from their industry compatriots. I talked with Australian Daniel Tenni, writer/producer of Restare Uniti about the help Cannes can provide, Heath Ledger and Africa.
Nash Edgerton is already recognised in Australia thanks to the likes of The Square, but in 2011 he makes his first Cannes appearance with his short film Bear as part of the Official Competition. We were lucky enough to talk with him about the experience, why he wanted to create a sequel and putting directors in front of the camera.
Competing for the Short Palme d’Or at Cannes alongside Aussie Nash Edgerton’s Bear, Sam Holst is flying the flag for New Zealand with Meathead. Cut Print Review caught up with Holst after the initial press screening to discuss his sentiments on the festival, TV commercials and the fact that he’s from Melbourne.
In one of those rare success stories that sounds like something out of a movie itself, eighteen-year-old South Australian Lucas Pittaway was approached in public and asked to audition for a role in an upcoming film. Without any acting experience or even aspirations toward a career in performing arts, Pittaway not only landed the role, but has since received a lot of attention and acclaim for his performance – [...]
Daniel Henshall has been performing in theatre and television steadily since graduating from Actors Centre Australia in 2006, appearing in series like “Rescue Special Ops” and “Out of the Blue”. For his big-screen debut, he chose a career-making role in a controversial film whose title alone will make Australian audiences nervous. Henshall plays South Australia’s notorious serial killer John Bunting in Snowtown, a dramatisation of events [...]
As the latest adventure from Marvel, Thor brings us a bit of Norse mythology with superheroes kicking arse in between. But behind every superhero lurks the shadowy villain, often morally twisted and tied with the good guy inescapably. Cut Print Review talked with Tom Hiddleston about his role as Thor’s brother Loki, Chris Hemsworth and his yet-to-be-confirmed appearance in The Avengers.