Sunday , December 4 2022

Interviews film

New York Film Festival: Ethan Hawke’s ‘Seymour, An Introduction’

In 'Seymour, An Introduction' Ethan Hawke shows his chops as a first time documentary filmmaker using a surprising subject in a unique and intuitive process. The film is excellent for what and how it reveals a real and human portrait of friend and mentor of Hawke, former concert pianist, teacher, and composer, the incomparable Seymour Bernstein.

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Interview: Kevin Kline and Israel Horovitz, ‘My Old Lady’

What's not to find joyous about a roundtable interview with award winning actor Kevin Kline and celebrated playwright Israel Horovitz who discussed their collaboration on Horovitz's directorial debut of his brilliant film 'My Old Lady?' Not only did we learn interesting bits about the making of the film, we had the opportunity to watch these close knit friends (Horovitz refers to Kline as his cousin) in rare form. When one "cousin" leaves off commenting, the other "cousin" seamlessly picks up the anticipated rejoinder. They were loads of fun, but they were also deep folks, very deep. If you blinked, you missed it.

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Interview With Nicholas Wrathall, Director of ‘Gore Vidal: The US of Amnesia’

After I screened Nicholas Wrathall's documentary, 'Gore Vidal: The United States of Amnesia,' I briefly chatted with Wrathall who shared his impressions of Vidal as he got to know him during the process of making the film.

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