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July 5, 2017
Moviemaking has been taught almost as long as it’s been around. The 1890s saw the birth of the medium, and
April 7, 2017
You’d be hard-pressed to find 140 consecutive seconds of video under more pressure than these, in the latest trailer for
February 13, 2017
Exactly half of the trailer for Trey Edward Shults’ new thriller It Comes at Night consists of an eerie walk
February 8, 2017
The trailer for Olivier Assayas’ Personal Shopper is all about acceleration. And for good reason: When a film’s starting point
February 2, 2017
In sharp contrast with the film’s title, the trailer for Kris Avedisian’s Donald Cried features a marked profusion of smiling.
December 8, 2016
The cult-y keynote may soon surpass both the iPod and the self-serious turtleneck as the most lasting contribution Steve Jobs
October 11, 2016
The indie moviemaker’s mindset can be almost masochistic in its privation; it lives and dies by that ringmaster’s mantra “the
February 11, 2016
“We hated each other,” says Danish actor Johan Phlip “Pilou” Asbæk of director Tobias Lindholm. Why? “Because he was a
August 14, 2015
“I dream of having that ’70s voice. I just think it’s sexy,” Lola Kirke sighed, toward the end of our
August 13, 2015
Is Noah Baumbach the manic moviemaking factory his filmography suggests? Mistress America, a modern screwball comedy about a college freshman (Lola
July 27, 2015
Stop me if you’ve heard this one: A recent film school graduate enters the industry with wide eyes, big dreams
June 4, 2015
Heaven Knows What has texture. You practically feel the coarse damp of rainy-pavement residue scrape between your fingertips as you
October 10, 2014
Born and raised in Littleton, CO, 26-year-old Melissa Benoist is best known for her role as Marley-Rose on the song-and-dance
October 9, 2014
You know J.K. Simmons. Even if you don’t know the name, you probably know the face, and you definitely know
May 28, 2014
This week’s Crowdfunder Pick is An American in Texas, a dramatic exploration of youthful rebellion from Texas native Anthony Pedone.
Tulsa King showrunner Terence Winter on finding the real Sylvester Stallone
February 16, 2014
Terence Winter is no stranger to wolves. With writing credits on HBO series The Sopranos and Boardwalk Empire (for which he is creator and
October 29, 2013
MovieMaker‘s Crowdfunder Pick of the Week spotlights painter-come-indie filmmaker Patrick Chapman’s second feature, ToY, which follows the entanglement of the
October 8, 2013
For this week’s Crowdfunder Pick, MovieMaker spotlights Equal Means Equal, a documentary by award-winning documentarian and feminist, Kamala Lopez, as