Karina Longworth writes about film and media for publications such as LA Weekly, Village Voice, The Guardian, Slate and many more. She was the co-founder of Cinematical. She recently wrote a short book about George Lucas, and is currently working on a longer book about Meryl Streep.
She lives in Los Angeles.
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Essentially an experimental fiction film presented in documentary style, I’m Still Here was, Affleck suggests, drastically misinterpreted. “Which maybe just says I didn’t do a good enough job. I thought it was a comedy. Other people didn’t find it all that funny.”
Did it make his life as an actor more difficult? Affleck sighs. “That just made my life more difficult in general…”
I interviewed Casey Affleck and Rooney Mara in Cannes, where they were promoting Ain’t Them Bodies Saints, which is one of the best movies I’ve seen all year. Regrets? Casey has a few. Also, Rooney gave me frostbite, and it was awesome.
Pacino, in conversation with Julian Schnabel, in 1991 for Interview. On a semi-related note, yesterday I did my first batch of interviews for the book. If you would like to talk to me about Pacino and/or write about the book, in English or French, you can email me and we’ll get you a copy. (via alpacinobook)