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WELCOME TO CLOSELY OBSERVED FRAMES

Dedicated to film journalism and selected interviews with industry professionals

 

An Interview with Jamie Robson

Jamie Robson is an award-winning actor. He has collaborated with directors such as Tim Courtney, Charlotte Wells and Ross A. Wilson in...

2020: A Year in Review

2020 has been a difficult year on every front, and even deeply affecting cinema releases and how we consume films. Streaming services and...

An Interview with Benjamin Wiessner

Benjamin Wiessner is a producer. His credits include Thunder Road, The Wolf of Snow Hollow, Beast Beast, and The Grief of Others. I spoke...

A few words on the films of Jim Cummings

Jim Cumming’s feature debut, 2018’s Thunder Road, had sat dormant for a while on my watchlist before finally being nominated as one of...

An Interview with Sam Bain

Sam Bain is a BAFTA award-winning writer and co-creator of Peep Show, Fresh Meat, and Babylon. He has also co-written acclaimed films...

An Interview with Eva Habermann

Eva Habermann is an actor and producer known for her work on Lexx, Dr Klein, Deichbullen, and Trolls World. I spoke with Eva about...

An Interview with Alena Von Stroheim

Alena Von Stroheim is an actor known for her work on Hacker’s Game, Found Footage 3D, and The Activist. I spoke with Alena about her...

An Interview with Jakob Ihre

Jakob Ihre is a cinematographer known for his work on films including Louder Than Bombs, Thelma, Oslo, August 31st, Reprise, The End of...

An Interview with Elizabeth Marmur

Elizabeth Marmur is an actor known for her work on Peep Show, Coupling, Black Books, Doctors, and My Family. I spoke with Elizabeth about...

An Interview with Florian Hoffmeister

Florian Hoffmeister is a cinematographer known for his work on Official Secrets, A Quiet Passion, The Deep Blue Sea, In Secret, Great...

An Interview with Ulf Brantås

Ulf Brantås is an acclaimed cinematographer. He has shot films including Show Me Love, Together, Lilya-4-Ever, We are the Best, and The...

An Interview with Kate Magowan

Kate Magowan is an actor and producer known for her work on Stardust, 24 Hour Party People, Spotless, A Lonely Place To Die, and Dream...

An Interview with Mark Harelik

Mark Harelik is an actor known for his work on series including The Morning Show, Preacher, Wings and The Big Bang Theory. He has also...

An Interview with Jeffrey Jur

Jeffrey Jur is an acclaimed cinematographer. He has shot films including The Last Seduction, Dirty Dancing, Panic and My Big Fat Greek...

An Interview with Alejandro Edda

Alejandro Edda is an actor known for his work on acclaimed series such as, Narcos: Mexico, Fear the Walking Dead, and The Bridge, as well...

An Interview with Julie Christie

Julie Christie is one of cinema’s most legendary and iconic actresses. Having won the Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role in...

An Interview with Dean Cundey

Dean Cundey is an Academy Award nominated cinematographer. From his early collaborations with John Carpenter, to his collaborations with...

Hallowed be thy maim!

It is the year of our lord 2020 and a mooted sequel to Halloween [2018] beckons with all the audience enthusiasm of a whimpering corpse...