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Andrew Haigh, Charlie Plummer Explore Teen Struggles in Coming-of-Age Drama “Lean on Pete” (Interview)

The filmmaker behind 45 Years and Weekend tells the story of a boy and the horse with whom he bonds, along with the young star of Ridley Scott's All the Money in the World.

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Up-and-Comer of the Month: Geraldine Viswanathan on Avoiding Racial Stereotypes and Why “Blockers” Wouldn’t Land If It Were About Boys

The rising Aussie actress talks about her new raunchy comedy, plus emojis, keg stands, inclusion riders and whether or not she reads her own reviews.

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“Pitch Perfect” Writer Kay Cannon on Making Her Hilarious Directorial Debut With “Blockers” (Interview)

The high concept comedy stars Leslie Mann, Ike Barinholtz and John Cena as the parents of three teen girls planning to lose their virginity on prom night.

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“Chappaquiddick”: Filmmaker John Curran Explores the History and Mystery Behind Ted Kennedy’s 1969 Scandal (Interview)

Starring Jason Clarke as the Massachusetts politician, whose car went off a bridge into the bay, killing Mary Jo Kopechne (Kate Mara) and raising questions that affected the Kennedy family.

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“Outside In” Filmmaker Lynn Shelton Returns to the Big Screen After Four Years of Directing TV (Interview)

The director of Humpday, You Sister’s Sister and more has been quite successful directing shows like Fresh Off the Boat, New Girl, and Netflix series Glow and Love.

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“Gemini” Filmmaker Aaron Katz Explores L.A. to Create Contemporary Noir (Interview)

Winner of the John Cassavetes Award for Land Ho!, Katz's new noir thriller stars Lola Kirke (Mozart in the Jungle) as the personal assistant of a young starlet (Zoe Kravitz), who gets caught up in a murder mystery.

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“Isle of Dogs”: Renaissance Man Bob Balaban on Voicing a Dog in Wes Anderson’s Second Animated Film

From Close Encounters of the Third Kind to Gosford Park, Balaban has experience on both sides of the camera, and Isle of Dogs is his third time working with Anderson.

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Joshua Leonard Returns to Low Budget Horror with Steven Soderbergh’s “Unsane” (Interview)

The star of The Blair Witch Project and Humpday talks about working on Soderbergh’s latest low-budget thriller, starring Claire Foy, his next film as director and even a possible Humpday sequel!

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Steven S. DeKnight Transitions from TV To Films with “Pacific Rim: Uprising” (Interview)

The creator of Starz's Spartacus series and showrunner for the first season of Marvel's Daredevil on Netflix talks about following Guillermo del Toro on the giant robot (and monster) sequel.

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Director José Padilha Addresses his Controversial “7 Days in Entebbe” (Interview)

The Brazilian filmmaker behind Elite Squad and Robocop goes back in time to document the ’77 Air France hijack that had many nations on edge.

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Rachel Israel on Her Daring Debut “Keep the Change,” An Unconventional Rom-Com Starring Neuro-Diverse Non-Actors (Interview)

The first-time filmmaker talks about crafting a film around her friend Brandon Polansky and working with him and Samantha Elisofon to tell a beautiful, crowd-pleasing film.

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The Ramsay Brothers Bring the Pain With Hitchcockian Thriller “Midnighters” (Interview)

Nine months after its premiere at the Los Angeles Film Festival, IFC Midnight has unleashed the violent thriller, which has been well-received by genre fans and critics alike. After all, how many genre movies rate 92 percent fresh on Rotten Tomatoes?

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Daniel Brühl Talks about Recreating History in “7 Days in Entebbe” (Interview)

Directed by José Padilha, the dramatic thriller recreates the hijacking of an Air France airplane in 1976 and the negotiations with Israel to free hundreds of hostages that led to a raid on the Uganda airport where the plane lands.

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Playwright Cory Finley Shifts to Features with “Thoroughbreds” (Interview)

The psychological thriller starring Anya-Taylor Joy, Olivia Cooke and the late Anton Yelchin explores the relationship between two wealthy teenagers as they plot a murder.

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“The Strangers: Prey at Night” Director Johannes Roberts on the Trick to Making a Sequel 10 Years After the First Film

The director talks about how John Carpenter influenced the film, which finds our old friends Dollface, Pin-Up Girl and Man in the Mask chasing a family (including Christina Hendricks as Mom) around an abandoned trailer park this time around.