If you’re a movie buff or just a fan of the Oscar season then you’ve probably seen interviews with Hollywood’s finest at some point. The A-listers who are the stars of the silver screen are fascinating to watch, but what about the people behind the scenes? The directors, producers and casting directors who are making the magic happen.Here’s a roundup of some of the best interviews with those often unsung heroes of Tinseltown.
Quentin Tarantino on Making a Career from Blood and Gore
The director of Pulp Fiction, Jackie Brown and Kill Bill sits down with Charlie Rose to talk about his eclectic career and how he transitioned from working as a video store clerk to becoming one of Hollywood’s most sought-after directors.
Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling on Building Chemistry for the La La Land Musical
The stars of the Academy Award-winning musical speak to The Hollywood Reporter about how they developed the romantic relationship between their characters. They reflect on the challenges of learning to sing, dance and play piano for the critically acclaimed film and reminisce about the process of bringing the director’s vision to life.
Nicolas Cage on Crafting Offbeat Characters
Love him or loathe him, Nicolas Cage is a one-of-a-kind performer with a career that’s spanned three decades and a string of iconic roles. In this interview with Larry King, Cage talks about his craft and how he creates some of his more memorable characters, as well as discussing his role as Superman in a doomed ’90s adaptation of the legendary comic book. These are just a few samples of the fascinating insights that can be gained from interviews with Hollywood’s brightest and most creative talents, keep digging and you may find some real hidden gems.