“The Farewell” – Interview with Lulu Wang

by Sara Michelle Fetters - July 20th, 2019 - Film Festivals Interviews

“I think so many people going into the movie might feel one way, and feel very strongly that way. By the end of the movie, it’s not that I hope the movie changes their mind, but I hope that it at least puts a question mark there. That they’re saying, maybe I don’t know everything, and maybe that’s not the point.”
– Lulu Wang

“I think so many people going into the movie might feel one way, and feel very strongly that way. By the end of the movie, it’s not that I hope the movie changes their mind, but I hope that it at least puts a question mark there. That they’re saying, maybe I don’t know everything, and maybe that’s not the point.”
– Lulu Wang

“The Art of Self-Defense” – Interview with Riley Stearns

by Sara Michelle Fetters - July 18th, 2019 - Film Festivals Interviews

“It’s all a cross-section of my brain. It’s like martial arts, comedy, drama, metal; everything that you want in a movie. It’s all personal experience stuff for me. It’s very, very, very loosely based on feelings and experiences and passions of mine. The fact that people have been responding to it the way that they have is somewhat surprising.”
– Riley Stearns

“It’s all a cross-section of my brain. It’s like martial arts, comedy, drama, metal; everything that you want in a movie. It’s all personal experience stuff for me. It’s very, very, very loosely based on feelings and experiences and passions of mine. The fact that people have been responding to it the way that they have is somewhat surprising.”
– Riley Stearns

“Ralph Breaks the Internet” – Interview with Kira Lehtomaki

by Sara Michelle Fetters - November 22nd, 2018 - Interviews

“In animation, we often film references of ourselves or act it out ourselves. When we’re doing these things, we’re thinking of our own life experiences. There’s so much of us in this movie. Hopefully you don’t see us, but it resonates because it’s real.”
– Kira Lehtomaki

“In animation, we often film references of ourselves or act it out ourselves. When we’re doing these things, we’re thinking of our own life experiences. There’s so much of us in this movie. Hopefully you don’t see us, but it resonates because it’s real.”
– Kira Lehtomaki

“Wyrmwood: Road of the Dead” – Interview with Director Kiah Roache-Turner

by Sara Michelle Fetters - February 23rd, 2015 - Interviews

“It’s a funny thing; this is a very Australian film. The humor. The way we put it together. The places we took inspiration from. It’s all pretty Aussie.”

“It’s a funny thing; this is a very Australian film. The humor. The way we put it together. The places we took inspiration from. It’s all pretty Aussie.”

“How to Survive a Plague” – Interview with David France

by Sara Michelle Fetters - October 26th, 2012 - Film Festivals Interviews

“I wanted to tell a story that was emotionally true, and these people didn’t know how heroic what they were doing would turn out to be. For them, they had to believe they were all going to die. There was no other way to look at the situation.”
– David France

“I wanted to tell a story that was emotionally true, and these people didn’t know how heroic what they were doing would turn out to be. For them, they had to believe they were all going to die. There was no other way to look at the situation.”
– David France

“Wuthering Heights” – Interview with Andrea Arnold

by Sara Michelle Fetters - October 17th, 2012 - Interviews

“I’m never satisfied. I always want more. I want to be able to achieve that vision I had when the film was just an image in my mind.”
– Andrea Arnold

“I’m never satisfied. I always want more. I want to be able to achieve that vision I had when the film was just an image in my mind.”
– Andrea Arnold

“V/H/S” – Interview with Ti West

by Sara Michelle Fetters - October 3rd, 2012 - Film Festivals Interviews

“I have made six horror movies in seven years. Pretty soon it’s going to start to feel repetitive. But it’s a great genre to experiment in as a filmmaker. You can pretty much do anything. That sense of freedom is inspirational.”
– Ti West

“I have made six horror movies in seven years. Pretty soon it’s going to start to feel repetitive. But it’s a great genre to experiment in as a filmmaker. You can pretty much do anything. That sense of freedom is inspirational.”
– Ti West

“The Perks of Being a Wallflower” – Interview with Stephen Chbosky

by Sara Michelle Fetters - September 21st, 2012 - Interviews

“Adolescence, first kisses, how we meet the love of our lives, it’s always interesting. Always. Remember that.”
– Stephen Chbosky

“Adolescence, first kisses, how we meet the love of our lives, it’s always interesting. Always. Remember that.”
– Stephen Chbosky

“For a Good Time, Call…” – Interview with Jamie Travis and Katie Ann Naylon

by Sara Michelle Fetters - August 31st, 2012 - Interviews

“I like that the movie isn’t what people expect it to be. I like that it seems to creep up on people and that they find themselves connecting to it on an emotional level they hadn’t anticipated.”
– Katie Ann Naylon

“I like that the movie isn’t what people expect it to be. I like that it seems to creep up on people and that they find themselves connecting to it on an emotional level they hadn’t anticipated.”
– Katie Ann Naylon

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