THE NATIONAL BOARD OF REVIEW NAMES 2019 HONOREESINCLUDINGTHE IRISHMAN FOR BEST FILM OF THE YEAR&QUENTIN TARANTINO FOR BEST DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR The Organization’s Gala will be held on Wednesday, January 8, 2020 in New York City New York, NY (December 3, 2019) – The National Board of Review today announced their 2019 honorees, with […]
Can you talk about writing this film and bringing these characters to life?
Rian Johnson: It all started with me loving Agatha Christie growing up.
Can you talk about conceiving this story, and you’re writing process?
Noah Baumbach: It was inherent in the title that we are asking, “Does anyone really know what the story of a marriage is, and if that story has an end of sorts, does it mean it wasn’t a marriage?”
The author of the book had a great line about your films: “Laughs are never free. There are always strings attached.” Can you speak about the humor in this film and its fine calibration, especially in its opening sequences?
Taika Waititi: I always thought that humor and comedy are very powerful tools and effective weapons against bullies and bigotry.
Were you the one who conceived of this tour in the first place?
Tim Seelig: We were coming out of the 40th anniversary of the gay men’s chorus. San Fransisco Gay Men’s Chorus birthed the movement.