I think Kelly Reichardt is one of America’s finest filmmakers, and I don’t mind admitting that I sort of talked over her head for a good five minutes when we caught up by phone*. Whoops. How do you make a schmuck out of yourself in front of one of the best working today? At least she’s gracious. There’s that.
Also: At least we had a good conversation in spite of my best efforts, and that’s worth the price of looking too smart for my own good.
You can read the full piece over at Paste Magazine.
*Should’ve been in person, but, y’know, there’s that bug goin’ around.