Posts tagged FilmStruck
Behind The Scenes of the FilmStruck Podcast: Lynne Ramsay

I was at a party over the weekend, when talk turned to my job. More specifically, who I have interviewed. This is a subject I am more than happy to talk about, and I never mind answering the usual questions: My favorite person to interview? Robert Redford, who I grew up watching, and never thought I’d meet. He liked my tattoos. Someone I’ve wanted to interview but haven’t? Martin Scorsese. I was in an elevator with him once. He was wearing a hat and had his coat collar popped, as if undercover, so I didn’t disturb him.

But then, there was one question I hadn’t been asked before. “Who has surprised you the most?” That made me think, sending the invisible librarian in my brain to climb the sliding ladder and search wildly through my memory books. Perhaps it was Darren Aronofsky, my first guest on The FilmStruck Podcast...

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Behind The Scenes of the FilmStruck Podcast: Rian Johnson

The first time I met director Rian Johnson, he took a photo of me. This is not unusual for Rian, who documents his work life in a series of single snaps, including the press waiting to talk to him at Comic-Con in 2012. Actually I think, because I have no shame, I said to him, “Are you going to take a photo of me?” And then posed, ready for my moment.

To look at the photo now, I see a girl who was trying to find her place, wanting to fit in…

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