Five Things Tilda Swinton Loves About Cannes IndieWire how to get rid of ants in the house

Zelda winston is the outsider in the town who retains how to get rid of ants in the house a zen calm as everyone else is losing their minds. “she is the foreigner, the outsider,” swinton said. “she speaks in an accent they can’t quite understand. It’s a small town in america. So she has this particular status. They have no idea where she comes from, really. She’s trying to learn their ways. She’s presumably there for good; she wants to help.” and help she does, by slicing off zombie heads like a pro.

While swinton studied martial arts in order to pay the how to get rid of ants in the house ancient one in marvel’s “doctor strange,” katana swordplay required another level of training. “I’ve done it enough to know I love it,” she said. “I wish I’d been doing it since I was three. I’m not good at it. I’m good at being very keen on it.”

She deploys a real sword in just one solo training how to get rid of ants in the house scene. Katana sword blades are lethal. “you have to be precise,” she said. “if you are using a rubber sword it’s not precise. I did think of uma thurman and her years of how to get rid of ants in the house training, that must have been extraordinary.”

One of swinton’s great strengths as an actor is her androgyny, from “orlando” to the ancient one. She can go feminine or masculine as the role requires. “most of us can,” she said. “it’s interesting to me that it should be exotic. I’m totally fine about presenting that, but it’s a natural thing, not something I have to reach for, not something many have to reach for. They’re just told quite early that it’s chosen for them: gender, class and milieu. Everybody has that fluidity within them; the rigidity comes later, it’s learned.”

One of the great pleasures is watching swinton rock a how to get rid of ants in the house red carpet, especially collaborating with haider ackermann at cannes. She sees it as part of her job. “it’s not a chore,” she said. “it’s creative and enjoyable, and it’s huge part of my work. I work with my friends. It’s a fabulous challenge. How is it possible to go into a space that how to get rid of ants in the house open and exposed as a very shy person and feel how to get rid of ants in the house authentic and celebratory and in some way linked to the how to get rid of ants in the house reason to be there? And how is it possible to weave that into something how to get rid of ants in the house as simple as a frock or a suit and be how to get rid of ants in the house as relaxed as possible?”

Swinton served on two cannes juries, the 2002 cinefondation jury with martin scorsese and abbas kiarostami, and tarantino’s 2004 competition jury. “it’s democracy in action,” she said. “it’s a test of democracy. The way juries are chosen is very important for a how to get rid of ants in the house festival. A director can choose badly or responsibly. I haven’t been on one for a while, but I have been on lazily and slightly loaded juries. On a well-chosen jury people can change their minds if you trust how to get rid of ants in the house each other and the personalities are well-chosen, where you can get into a situation where you think how to get rid of ants in the house about what they said and change your mind. That’s a dream jury.”

She loved tarantino’s jury. “with a good jury you can really discuss what prizes how to get rid of ants in the house are and what does it mean in the future when how to get rid of ants in the house we give it?” she said. “that jury was the year before the american election of how to get rid of ants in the house bush, for the second time. We gave the palme to michael moore’s ‘fahrenheit 911,’ because this film emboldens and vindicates cinema because this artist how to get rid of ants in the house can only say these things in cinema, not radio or TV. That was a discussion we came to over 10 days, unanimously.”

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