The great documentary filmmaker Errol Morris has interviewed his share of daunting subjects, from former Secretary of Defense Robert NcNamara to the electric-chair technician Fred Leuchter Jr. (a.k.a. Mr. Death). But in this excerpt from an interview on our new edition of his film A Brief History of Time, Morris reveals that meeting the genius astrophysicist Stephen Hawking was particularly intimidating.
Why Swing Time Is the Greatest of All Dance Films
In this excerpt from an interview on our new edition of the Astaire-Rogers classic, dance critic Brian Seibert explains how beautifully and cleverly the film integrates dance into the structure of a romantic-comedy plot.
A Moody Meditation from the Set of Blue Velvet
In a rarely seen documentary about David Lynch’s 1986 masterpiece, the director and his star, Isabella Rossellini, give their candid impressions about the creative journey they’ve embarked on together.