James Gray

In this episode Sam sits down with director James Gray, and they dive deep into all aspects of the film industry. They start with the difficulty financing films (5:00). Then, they move onto how directing a movie is an inherent narcissistic endeavor (14:00). They also get into the importance of distribution (17:54), television and it’s relationship to cinema (45:55), and the change in movies’ role in pop culture (50:47).

Show Notes

  • The Lost City of Z will be released in select cities April 14th and nationwide April 21st, you can watch the trailer for the movie here.
  • James’s film The Immigrant is available on Netflix.

Music by Jinsang and Vanilla. Original illustration by Krishna Shenoi.

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