Aaron Hillis

Film

Pee-Wee Herman Is the Luckiest 63-Year-Old Boy in the World

We caught up with the 'Pee-wee's Big Holiday' star to talk about his new film and how to grow older while staying the same age.
Aaron Hillis
3.29.16
Film

How Director Robert Eggers Made ‘The Witch’ into a Genuinely Creepy Feminist Fable

We spoke with the award-winning director about his gloriously scary new movie set in 1630s Puritan New England.
Aaron Hillis
2.24.16
Film

Talking 'Anomalisa,' Animation, and Puppet Fuckin' with Charlie Kaufman

We spoke with the screenwriter-turned-auteur about 'Anomalisa' and just how hard it is to shoot a stop-motion animated scene of two puppets doing it.
Aaron Hillis
1.15.16
Film

‘Mediterranea’ Is a Timely Drama About African Immigrants Making the Dangerous Trek to Italy

We met up with director Jonas Carpignano to talk about his new film that intimately portrays the difficult, dangerous, and human side of the West African immigrant experience in Italy.
Aaron Hillis
11.24.15
Film

Nicolas Winding Refn Made a Book Out of His Collection of Gorgeously Schlocky Movie Posters

We talked to the director about films like "The X-Rated Supermarket" and "My Body Hungers."
Aaron Hillis
10.18.15
Film

Talking Sci-Fi, VHS, and Hollywood with Wim Wenders, King of the Road Movie

We met the famed German auteur to discuss his changing motivations as a director and his thoughts on the Hollywood remake of "Wings of Desire."
Aaron Hillis
9.15.15
Film

A New Documentary Dives Into the ‘Cyclone of Bullshit’ in South Sudan

We spoke with director Hubert Sauper about 'We Come as Friends,' his mesmerizing new film that follows the surreal before-and-aftermath of South Sudan's recent independence.
Aaron Hillis
8.18.15
Film

'Much Loved' Sheds Light on the Sisterhood of Sex Workers in Marrakech

We met the renowned filmmaker Nabil Ayouch and his star after the premiere of their tough, yet tender, film at Cannes.
Aaron Hillis
5.26.15