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Iain Blair
Iain Blair has interviewed industry's top filmmakers, including George Clooney, Quentin Tarantino, Brett Ratner, Rob Reiner and many, many more.

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  • Director's Chair: Craig Gillespie — <I>Dumb Money</I>
    Director's Chair: Craig Gillespie — Dumb Money

    Director Craig Gillespie is well-known for his irreverent, sharp and offbeat comedy sensibility, on display in such films as the Oscar-winning I, Tonya, Lars and the Real Girl and Cruella. His latest ...

    October 4, 2023

  • Director's Chair: Sam Hargrave — <I>Extraction 2</I>
    Director's Chair: Sam Hargrave — Extraction 2

    Director Sam Hargrave knows how to make an action film. His first one, Netflix's 2020 action thriller Extraction, was a global blockbuster that introduced star Chris Hemsworth as Tyler Rake, a fearles ...

    August 30, 2023

  • Director's Chair: Antoine Fuqua — <I>The Equalizer 3</I>
    Director's Chair: Antoine Fuqua — The Equalizer 3

    Director Antoine Fuqua has a gift for making highly charged emotional dramas and action films, and when he first collaborated with Denzel Washington on the acclaimed 2001 crime thriller Training Day, ...

    August 24, 2023

  • Director's Chair: Dexter Fletcher directs <I>Ghosted</I> for Apple TV+
    Director's Chair: Dexter Fletcher directs Ghosted for Apple TV+

    Over the past few years, British director Dexter Fletcher has seen his career get turbo-charged, thanks to such acclaimed global hits as Bohemian Rhapsody and Rocketman. His new film, Ghosted, streami ...

    May 4, 2023

  • Oscar Contenders
    Oscar Contenders

    The 95th Academy Awards are almost here (March 12th), and the nominations are in. Of course, there are the usual shocks and surprises. One of the biggest surprises was the Oscar love for multiverse ad ...

    March 2, 2023

  • Director's Chair: James Gray — <I>Armageddon Time</I>
    Director's Chair: James Gray — Armageddon Time

    For his last film, Ad Astra, writer/director James Gray headed to outer space. For the one before that, The Lost City of Z, he headed to the Amazon jungle. For his latest drama, whose title Armageddon ...

    February 13, 2023

  • Director's Chair: Kasi Lemmons — <I>I Wanna Dance with Somebody</I>
    Director's Chair: Kasi Lemmons — I Wanna Dance with Somebody

    I Wanna Dance with Somebody, the new biopic about the late superstar Whitney Houston from TriStar Pictures, is a powerful, no-holds-barred portrait of the complex and multifaceted woman behind the voi ...

    December 15, 2022

  • Director's Chair: Olivia Wilde — <I>Don't Worry Darling</I>
    Director's Chair: Olivia Wilde — Don't Worry Darling

    Director, actress, producer and activist Olivia Wilde is a modern-day renaissance woman whose diverse credits include directing feature films and starring on Broadway and in movies and television show ...

    October 14, 2022

  • Director's Chair: Danny Boyle - <I>Pistol</I>
    Director's Chair: Danny Boyle - Pistol

    Director Danny Boyle, who won the 2008 Oscar for Best Director for Slumdog Millionaire, has always been attracted to kinetic, controversial stories, and to pushing the cinematic envelope as far as he ...

    August 25, 2022

  • Director's Chair: <I>Bullet Train</I>'s David Leitch
    Director's Chair: Bullet Train's David Leitch

    When it was announced that producer/director David Leitch would direct Brad Pitt in the new action-comedy summer blockbuster Bullet Train, it seemed like the perfect fit. After all, before becoming a ...

    August 12, 2022

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