Movie Reviews & Interviews from Washington

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 […]

INTERVIEW: Jesse Eisenberg of ‘Now You See Me’

Posted on May 30th, 2013 by admin@dcfilmgirl

I’ve seen The Social Network more times than I can count, Zombieland was the first Blu-ray I ever owned and Adventureland is totally my jam. Love that film! It was my pleasure to sit down with Academy Award nominee Jesse Eisenberg to discuss his latest film, Now You See Me. And I must say, it’s […]

INTERVIEW: ‘The Host’ Hotties, Max Irons & Jake Abel

Posted on March 29th, 2013 by admin@dcfilmgirl

I sat down with the guys of Stephenie Meyer’s new film adaptation The Host at the Ritz-Carlton in Georgetown. The two discuss how Stephenie Meyer influenced their performance, what is was like working with director Andrew Niccol, what frightens Irons more than anything and all that kissing with Saoirse Ronan.     Max Irons & Jake […]

INTERVIEW: Gerard Butler, Antoine Fuqua, Aaron Eckhart & Angela Bassett

Posted on March 25th, 2013 by admin@dcfilmgirl

I, along with other WAFCA members sat down with the stars of Antoine Fuqua’s newest film Olympus Has Fallen. Butler discusses the crazy fan reactions he’s received in promotion of the film and Fuqua talks about the balance of making a fun action film that handles serious subject matter. Eckhart says which United States President […]

INTERVIEW: Cast, Writer and Director of ‘For A Good Time, Call…’

Posted on August 30th, 2012 by admin@dcfilmgirl

“For A Good Time, Call…” is the perfect “girlfriend movie” and a fantastic example of how a female-led cast does raunchy! I had the pleasure of sitting down with the two lead actresses, writer and director of the film: Ari Graynor, Lauren Miller, Katie Anne Naylon and Jamie Travis. As I walk in to the […]

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