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Jonathan Asser: Notes on Violence

The ex-prison therapist’s screenwriting debut, Starred Up, garnered critical praise – Elliot Watson finds that it was an exercise borne from experience and frustration for the writer…

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Finding Vivian Maier: Charlie Siskel

The filmmaker discusses his archaeological approach to reconstructing the character of reclusive street photographer Vivian Maier

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The Man Who Fell To Earth: Sam Rockwell

For over two decades Sam Rockwell has been blazing a trail through a huge range of films with eccentric and ever-cool style. Ian Parker talks influences and dance moves with an actor who is truly one of a kind. Photography Andreas Laszlo Konrath, styling Bruce Pask

Grand Designs: Annie Atkins

The graphic designer on Wes Anderson’s fervent imagination and why advertising wasn’t for her

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Thirst for Romance: Jack Bond

The veteran filmmaker discusses his love of strong personalities as his new documentary on Adam Ant closes the East End Film Festival

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Paul Kelly: How We Used to Live

As his latest collaboration with pop band Saint Etienne shows at the London Festival of Architecture, filmmaker Paul Kelly explains why documentaries always have an element of fiction

Why I Love: Everybody Loves Raymond

Ray Romano’s sitcom about family life in suburban New York deserves to sit alongside the US classics, says Tom Jenkins

Why I Love: The Theatre of Mr and Mrs Kabal

Borowczyk specialist and BFI curator Daniel Bird tells us about his ‘cinematic litmus test’ prior to the Polish director’s Kinoteka retrospective


Sundance London 2014 Round-Up

Jolyon Webber looks back the film festival’s highs (Fruitvale Station) and lows (Hits)

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Sundance Preview: Notes on Blindness

As the film festival opens, we speak to the directors of this powerful short about condensing the blind experience down to 12 minutes

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Richard Ayoade: What I Find Funny

The actor and director on the inherent humour to be found in immaturity and why acting is like going out to bat

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The Time of Chiwetel Ejiofor

Chiwetel Ejiofor takes Port back in time: via clubbing in Brixton and the stage performances that absorbed him through his formative years, to his parents’ and grandparents’ experiences in Nigeria. The ever ascending actor talks to Nicholas Blincoe about the historical influences that inform his latest roles and considers just how deep they go


The Tales of Mr Philip Seymour Hoffman

Having interviewed Philip for Port’s spring 2012 issue, Samantha Morton revisits her chat with the late actor and reflects on her feelings following his death on Sunday

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Dark Days: Marc Singer

The documentary filmmaker shares his experiences of living and working on the streets of NYC, and the difficulty of securing funding when you haven’t showered for several days