Although Jodie Foster will inextricably be linked with Silence Of The Lambs and her acting roles, she's now beginning to make strong moves into the world of directing.

As well as directing a number of episodes for House Of Cards and Orange Is The New Black, Foster's also pushing into mainstream film with Money Monster. The film, which stars George Clooney, Julia Roberts and Jack O'Connell, takes a few pages from '70s thrillers like Dog Day Afternoon and Network while still very much working in a modern twist on the genre.

We talked to Foster about her influences on Money Monster, her criteria for choosing a film and working as both an actor and a director.