With the home video release of King of Devil’s Island, one of the most astonishing films of the year, we at Best For Film were lucky enough to be invited to the top of a very tall building in London to interview Norwegian director Marius Holst. Thankfully, his English is superb, and he has plenty of insight into the stark, unforgettable story of the Bastøy Boys.
Whitney talks about her upcoming comeback film Sparkle before her death. Come to think of it, is there such a thing as a posthumous comeback?
We’ve been raving about the phenomenal Life, Above All for months now – you’ve not really got any excuse for not having seen it, but just in case you’re still dragging your heels we’ve got a treat for you. We met up with Oliver Schmitz, director of the Oscar-nominated drama, to discuss orphans, amateurs and executioners.
Have you seen Attack the Block yet? You certainly ought to have done, because it’s phenomenally good. It follows, therefore, that at least some of the people involved in it are within a micron of the same degree of good, and – lucky us! – we got to meet pretty much all of them for a lovely chat. Hurrah!
Full disclosure – we may have been a bit snide when we heard about veteran Page 3 girl Keeley Hazell’s first starring role (as herself) in short film Venus and the Sun. Quite snide, in fact. Well, if you want to see a contrite film site then this is the place to look – we met up with her for a chat about legends, Latin and learning a brand new trade, and it was simply lovely.
This week sees the release of respected actor Diego Luna’s directorial fiction debut, Abel. It has been attracting some great reviews, and when the opportunity came along to meet the man behind the film we jumped at the chance. Here the director discusses his artistic influences, twisted realities and making children cry…
Noomi Rapace talked about The Millennium Trilogy and her character in Sherlock Holmes 2. We listened.
Like a moony teenagers in love, we relish any chance we get to learn more about Kick-Ass 2. And happily for everyone, it seems the comic’s writer Mark Millar is keen to talk about it. In a recent interview with Empire, Mark has dished the dirt on the future of Red Mist and his gang of baddies – and it looks pretty damn dark..