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What struck you most about the film Interstellar?

That it wasn’t very good. Hans Zimmer ‘s musical theme , regularly praised? Four chords, the same harmonic progression as in all the moving commercials or documentaries on the planet, a keyboard pad, the usual bwaaaaaa which will go out of fashion faster than light – hey! A film from the 2010s! The astronomical realism of the film was also praised . I won’t …

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Has a director ever forced an actor to have their teeth done?

Michael Bay forced Ben Affleck to get veneers on all of his front teeth for the movie Armageddon . In the film’s audio commentary, the director drops the revelation between two pretentious and smug tirades. We feel that there is a certain enmity between the two men, because Ben Affleck also does not hesitate to tackle Bay. …

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Is it true that Jean-Jacques Annaud was almost killed by the star of his film “The Bear”?

On the morning of September 21, 1987, while he was in the middle of filming his film The Bear , Jean-Jacques Annaud took advantage of a break to take a few photos with Bart, the 6-year-old bear who is the star of his movie. Annaud knows the animal well, which he has been seeing for several months. …

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What film turned out to be excellent when everyone involved was convinced they were making a fool of themselves?

When Eagles Strike (1968) is one of my favorite war films. Incidentally, it is also Steven Spielberg’s favorite war film. However, this classic had difficulty seeing the light of day and the main stakeholders did not believe at all in its potential. When Clint Eastwood read the script, he found it “terrible”. He only accepted the …

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Which actors were fired during the filming of the film?

Robert Downey Junior was hired to play the male role in “Gravity” with Sandra Bullock. However, shortly before filming began, the producers and director realized that Robert Downey’s style of acting, which relied largely on an element of improvisation, was not suitable for this type of film. Indeed, “Gravity” relies entirely on very complex special …

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Is it still possible to make a blockbuster Hollywood film without using computer-generated images?

This is extremely rare today. One of the latest is probably Steven Spielberg’s War Horse in 2011. The film tells the story of a young man who follows his horse across the battlefields of the First World War. Spielberg insisted on making the film without computer-generated images. Which is a real feat when we see the number …

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