Michael Haneke debunks provoking Hollywood. Discusses chatting with other filmmakers and the jobs of directing, acting and writing.
Judd Apatow: This is 40, Knocked Up, The 40 Year Old Virgin.
Mark Boal: The Hurt Locker, Zero Dark Thirty.
David Magee: Finding Neverland, Life Of Pi.
Chris Terrio: Argo.
John Krasinski: Promised Land.
Michael Haneke: Funny Games, Hidden, Amour.
Discuss truth VS entertainment, the writing process, a writers responsibility to their audience and finding inspiration.
Film directors Tom Hooper (‘The King’s Speech’), Lisa Cholodenko (‘The Kids Are All Right’), Darren Aronofsky (‘Black Swan’), David O. Russell (‘The Fighter’), Derek Cianfrance (‘Blue Valentine’), and Peter Weir (‘The Way Back’) sit down for an hour-long roundtable discussion with The Hollywood Reporter.
Anne Hathaway on advice from her mother and being in over your head with a part. Amy Adams talks about diluting herself after constantly being she’s not right. Sally Field reveals how the international market has changed the industry and being type cast. Naomi Watts on why fear motivates her and hating auditions. Rachel Weisz explains how and why she fights for parts. Helen Hunt talks about playing nude and being inspired. Marion Cotillard on working with a bad director worked in her favour.
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Actors Jesse Eisenberg talks about the characterisation of Mark Zuckerberg in The Social Network. James Franco on acting alone in 127 Hours. Mark Ruffalo from The Kids Are All Right and The Avengers on working with David Fincher in Seven. Colin Firth from The King’s Speech discusses the actor/director relationship. Ryan Gosling reveals an amazing working process with Derek Cianfrance on Blue Valentine, and Robert Duvall cements his legendary status with just about everything he says.
Ryan Gosling sympathizes with actors about the audition process and empowers actors to create their own projects that are tailor made for them. Recorded at The Ides of March Q&A with George Clooney, Marisa Tomei & Evan Rachel Wood, los angeles 9/ 2011
Kevin Spacey is an Oscar-winning Actor and the Artistic Director of the Old Vic Theatre in London. He had a love for the theatre from a young age, and a guidance counsellor suggested to him that he use his “excessive amount of energy” studying Drama at Julliard. Kevin is now based in London and, when he’s not making movies or playing ping-pong, he dedicates his time to supporting emerging talent in the film world.
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