Contributors

Catch-Up: Michael Shannon

The actor on his sensitivity and hyperawareness, superstitions, and looking past genre presumptions.

The EastVan Kid: Darren Mann

The actor on his long-standing athleticism, the roadmap to self-improvement, and joining the cast of Animal Kingdom.

The Irishman: Daryl McCormack

The actor on trust, imposter syndrome, and the toast of Sundance—Sophie Hyde’s Good Luck to You, Leo Grande.

Second Nature: Casey Deidrick

Cruising on Mulholland Drive—and in conversation about some of life’s inescapable subjects—with the star of In the Dark.

A Conversation with Kyle Gallner

The actor on committing to roles, championing the work he’s truly proud of, and flexing his comedic chops in Dinner In America.

Second Nature: Greg Tarzan Davis

Baking at home—and stuffing our faces with sweet things!—with the star of Top Gun: Maverick and Mission Impossible 7.

Vital Stats: Allan Rayman

The enigmatic artist, aka Mr. Roadhouse, lifts the veil on his choice vice, his current obsession, and his best recent purchase.

Next Level: Lee Majdoub

The actor on his worldly upbringing, connecting with Jim Carrey, and his return as Agent Stone in Sonic the Hedgehog 2.

A Conversation with Adan Canto

The actor on his first-ever on-set experience, compartmentalizing family and Hollywood, and the “connective tissue” in art.

Catch-Up: Caleb Landry Jones

The chameleon on his Cannes Best Actor win, sussing out directors, and becoming desensitized to our world of violence.

A Conversation with Keke Palmer

The multihyphenate on role models, the polarities of life, and her rousing portrayal of human strength in Alice.

Under the Skin: Joe Dempsie

The English actor on getting into character in quarantine, his career-defining roles, and playing the narcissist in Pieces of Her.

A Conversation with Mira Sorvino

The Oscar winner on empathy, the intersection between acting and activism, and the anti-bullying morality tale—Butter.

Great Scot: Ewen Bremner

The Scottish actor on his chameleonic process, the matter of trusting directors, and becoming Alan McGee in Creation Stories.

Breaking the Waves: Rudy Pankow

The star of Outer Banks on the importance of taking leaps of faith, coming into fame, and his secretive role in Uncharted.

A Conversation with Albert Birney & Kentucker Audley

The filmmaking duo on whimsy, their hallucinogenic gem Strawberry Mansion, and the forthcoming closing chapter to their trilogy.

American Spirit: Henry Grace

The British singer-songwriter on facing up to personal demons, music’s life-saving properties, and his debut album Alive In America.

David Arquette

The Indefatigable David Arquette

Scream’s legacy cast member on the franchise’s next chapter, choosing kindness and the plot twists of his very own existence.

Adrien Brody Comes Clean

The actor on collapsing his creative endeavors into a cohesive whole, returning to cinemas and his most personal project to date.

Total Recall: Jonathan Cherry

The Canadian actor takes a trip down memory lane and comes full circle—from film school to Lauren Hadaway’s The Novice.

Making Moves: Kevin Csolak

The West Side Story actor on his lifelong commitment to performance, Steven Spielberg and joining the cast of Animal Kingdom.

Q&A with Rodrigo Santoro

The Brazilian actor on healing the world with art, nurturing togetherness, and his daring portrayal of desperation in 7 Prisoners.

A Conversation with Jim Cummings & PJ McCabe

The duo behind The Beta Test on cancel culture, the greatness of Brendan Fraser, and championing DIY filmmaking.

A Conversation with Stuart Martin

The Scottish actor on entering Zack Snyder’s Army of the Dead universe, building an action hero, and living out his childhood fantasy.

A Conversation with Daniel Gillies

The star of Coming Home in the Dark on challenging material, the casting process, and shaping one of the year’s best performances.

A Conversation with Beau Knapp

The star of Mosquito State on his great discipline, the pervasive insecurity among actors, and finding freedom in his craft.

A Conversation with Dash Shaw

The prolific comic book artist-turned-visionary filmmaker on cryptids, originality, and limitations versus intentionality.

A Conversation with Udo Kier

The screen legend on becoming a leading man (again), living a life of fortuitous moments, and the legacy he will leave behind.

A Conversation with Cosmo Jarvis

The English actor on unlocking his on-screen personas, the vocal aesthetics of geographical landscapes, and the allure of adaptations.

Vital Stats: Will Brittain

The Forever Purge scene-stealer on his favorite neighborhood haunt, his best recent purchase, and his current Netflix obsession.

Q&A with Marc Blucas

The actor on his first-ever movie memory, the handcuffing challenges of grassroots filmmaking, and “the big bad” of ecoterrorism.

Q&A with Jena Malone

The actress on the unsung hero of our lives, motherhood, and one of the most difficult experiences of her moviemaking career.

Q&A with Patrick Fugit

The actor on things better left on a screenplay’s margins, vampire lore, and his immersive experience playing a “flesh golem.”

Q&A with Shiloh Fernandez

The actor on Tetrising an all-star ensemble, the art of writing, and the genesis of his involvement on The Birthday Cake.

A Conversation with Luke Kirby

The actor on his initial reluctance, bold commitment, and final embrace of portraying one of America’s most notorious serial killers.

Q&A with Nico Tortorella

The non-binary actor on committing to the unknown, the next hill to climb in storytelling, and the thing they’re most afraid of.

A Conversation with Gus Halper

The actor on immersive filmmaking, playing the goodies versus the baddies, and one of the year’s great performances.

Q&A with Rush Midnight

The singer-songwriter on finding his way back to music, the details behind his new album, and forging ahead with gratitude.

Q&A with Anson Mount

The actor on assuming leadership roles on set, Star Trek, and charting a character that’s on the psychopath spectrum.

Video Premiere: Jesse Marchant

The crooner unveils his “Go Lightly” music video, with long-time friend and actor Christopher Abbott making his directorial debut.

Q&A with Jonathan Tucker

The actor on finding a clarity through fatherhood, his love of jjimjilbangs, and exploring the transcendental method on Debris.

Screen Test: Kai Luke Brümmer

The actor on his early beginnings, excavating South Africa’s complicated history, and his breakout role in Oliver Hermanus’ Moffie.

Q&A with Sam Claflin

The Englishman on his recent spate of villainous roles, his enduring love of rom-coms, and the surprising reason he got into acting.

Q&A with Alexander Nanau

The double Oscar nominee on observational filmmaking, Romania’s point of no return, and the year’s most important documentary.

Q&A with Mads Mikkelsen

The Danish actor on alcohol, his self-professed stubbornness, and the makings of one of the best films of the year—Another Round.

Q&A with Katherine Waterston

The actress on beautiful screenplays, her Venice Film Festival experience during COVID-19, and being a “hoarder of my memories.”

Studio Visit: Mark Mulroney

The artist on his creative process, political art vs. real-world activism, and some of the things that make up his surroundings.

Q&A with Mike Cahill

The visionary on exploring the intersection between science and spirituality, building utopias, and the spectacle in his filmmaking.

Q&A with Peter Vack

The actor on modesty in life vs. modesty on film, the pandemic’s potential permanence, and the enduring qualities of being meta.

In Conversation with Sienna Miller

The actress on life’s greatest unsolved mysteries, surpassing gender parity in filmmaking, and setting her sights on a directorial future.