Go Ahead Quote Me

WRITER-DIRECTOR ARI ASTER on his horror film Hereditary
WRITER-DIRECTOR ARI ASTER on his horror film Hereditary

I always knew that I was making a film that was potentially very alienating. If anything, it's been surprising to see it be so warmly embraced by so many people. I was expecting it to be a little more divisive.

WRITER-DIRECTOR ARI ASTER on his horror film Hereditary

I often said that if I left a set or left a scene feeling like I needed to cry or left crying, I had done my job.

ACTRESS AMY ADAMS

I want to digest the history that people often call boring, weave it into a work of fiction and make it fun. And when it's fun, that's when people will truly immerse themselves in the story.

THAI NOVELIST JANYAVEE "ROMPAENG" SOMPREEDA

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 23, 2018, with the headline 'Go Ahead Quote Me'. Print Edition | Subscribe