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Roger Durling’s Top Flicks

Santa Barbara’s leading movie buff divulges his 10 best of 2011, which he admits was no stellar year. Read story.

Friday, January 6, 2012

Silent Film for a Talkie Era

A chat with director Michel Hazanavicius about how he made The Artist, which is leading this year's Oscar buzz. Read story.

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Family Turmoil in Widescreen Hawai'i

A chat with The Descendants’s director Alexander Payne and actress Shailene Woodley. Read story.

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Coming Back from the Cult

Talking about the new film Martha Marcy May Marlene with director Sean Durkin and actor John Hawkes. Read story.

Sunday, October 30, 2011

George Clooney Gets Politically Dirty

Roger Durling speaks with Oscar-winning actor about his latest directing effort, The Ides of March. Read story.

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

The Toasts of Telluride and Toronto

SBIFF's head honcho delivers his annual report from the continent's two most important film festivals. Read story.

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

127 Hours of Hellish Hope

Chatting Aron Ralston, arm amputation, James Franco, and more with director Danny Boyle. Read story.

Monday, November 15, 2010

Film Deep, Mountain High

Our annual report from the Telluride and Toronto film festivals. Read story.

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Get Down with Get Low

Director Aaron Schneider and writer C. Gaby Mitchell discuss Robert Duvall’s latest role. Read story.

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

The Writer/Director Is All Right

Speaking with Lisa Cholodenko, the force behind the timely and touching film The Kids Are All Right. Read story.

Thursday, August 12, 2010

Incestually Intelligent

Chatting with Mark and Jay Duplass, the brothers behind Cyrus. Read story.

Tuesday, July 6, 2010

Independent Cinema

Roger Durling talks with director James Ivory about his first film since the death of partner Ismail Merchant. Read story.

Thursday, May 20, 2010

A Werner Workout

Enigmatic filmmaker Werner Herzog says he’s a better writer than director. Read story.

Thursday, April 1, 2010

A Singular Man

Fashion designer Tom Ford discusses A Single Man, his directorial debut. Read story.

Friday, December 18, 2009

Viggo Hits The Road

Viggo Mortensen helps bring Cormac McCarthy's post-apocalyptic book to life. Read story.

Sunday, November 22, 2009
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