Movie Reviews & Interviews from Washington

INTERVIEW: Oscar Isaac of ‘Inside Llewyn Davis’

Posted on December 18th, 2013 by admin@dcfilmgirl

I’ve been a fan of Oscar Isaac since I saw him in the incredible supporting role in 2011’s Drive, which I think is the best film of the last five years. After that, I started watching several of his movies including Sucker Punch, For Greater Glory and 10 Years, where Oscar easily stands out as […]

INTERVIEW: Willow Shields of ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’

Posted on November 22nd, 2013 by admin@dcfilmgirl

What Hunger Games fan doesn’t adore young Primrose Everdeen? Prim became the catalyst for the entire series when her older sister Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) volunteered to take her place in the reaping of The Hunger Games. She has been the main driving force for Katniss’ survival in the Hunger Games and her fight against […]

INTERVIEW: Peter Landesman, Director/Writer of ‘Parkland’

Posted on October 2nd, 2013 by admin@dcfilmgirl

First time director and screenwriter Peter Landesman tells the story of the chaotic events that occurred in Dallas, TX on November 22, 1963, the day President John F. Kennedy was assassinated. Parkland is based on the true accounts of the people behind the scenes the day of the assassination. The stories include the perspectives of […]

INTERVIEW: Eric Bana of ‘Closed Circuit’

Posted on August 28th, 2013 by admin@dcfilmgirl

Director John Crowley’s (2007’s Boy A) Closed Circuit tells the story of a high-profile terrorism case in London. Defense lawyers (and ex-lovers) Martin (Eric Bana) and Claudia (Rebecca Hall) must work together to solve this case, even though it may cost them their lives. Closed Circuit opens nationwide August 28. In the chimney room of the Ritz Carlton […]

INTERVIEW: JJ Feild and Jerusha Hess of ‘Austenland’

Posted on August 22nd, 2013 by admin@dcfilmgirl

I spoke with English actor JJ Field (Captain America) and director Jerusha Hess (screenwriter of Napoleon Dynamite) about their newest film Austenland. Lauren: I’ve been a Jane Austen fan for a long time and I think you all did a great job at making this movie for the Austen fans, so congratulations on that. Jerusha […]

INTERVIEW: Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Edgar Wright of ‘The World’s End’

Posted on August 19th, 2013 by admin@dcfilmgirl

It’s clear when I walk into the interview suite at the Ritz Carlton Georgetown that Simon Pegg, Nick Frost and Edgar Wright are all best friends. The guys are casually talking amongst themselves and even after a long Washington DC press day, they eagerly greet us reporters, Nick Frost recognizing me as “DC Film Girl” […]

INTERVIEW: Brit Marling, Ellen Page & Zal Batmanglij of ‘The East’

Posted on June 5th, 2013 by admin@dcfilmgirl

I sat down with a few other DC film critics to speak with Brit Marling, Ellen Page and Zal Batmanglij to discuss their newest film, The East. Marling and Batmanglij, both graduates of Georgetown University returned to DC to film scenes for the movie. The duo both wrote 2012’s Sound of My Voice, which Marling […]

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