Articles by Carlos Aguilar

Young Americans: The “Boys State” Filmmakers and Subjects on Their Film’s Unique Political Microcosm

Directors Jesse Moss and Amanda McBaine and subjects Steven Garza and René Otero reflect on the new doc about the American Legion’s Boys State program.

In Conversation: Amy Seimetz on the Fears Behind Her Unsettling Film “She Dies Tomorrow”

The new film starring Kate Lyn Sheil is now streaming.

In Conversation: Paul Mescal on the Intellectual and Emotional Intricacies of “Normal People”

The young Irish actor dissects Hulu’s new series based on the Sally Rooney novel.

In Conversation: Noémie Merlant Captures the Gaze of a Painter in Love for “Portrait of a Lady on Fire”

The star of Céline Sciamma’s smoldering queer romance details her experience on set.

In Conversation: Fatima Al Qadiri on Her Haunted Digital Score for Mati Diop’s “Atlantics”

On her first soundtracking experience, decolonizing art, and why an electronic film score is so unique. 

In Conversation: Antonio Banderas on Becoming Almodóvar for “Pain and Glory”

The actor talks the power of language, performing addiction, and his forty-year-long creative partnership.

Children of Women: Yalitza Aparicio and Marina de Tavira’s Trip to “Roma”

Alfonso Cuarón’s follow-up to “Gravity” is Netflix’s first big play for Best Picture. Its star had never acted before.

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