All posts by Lyall Bush

  • Jackie Chan at the Crossroads

    It takes a little while for the non-action movie fan to come around to Jackie Chan’s mode of cool. He’s had genre devotees (even disciples)...

  • Kelly Lynch, Still Waiting For Her Hitchcock

    With Matt Dillon in Drugstore Cowboy. In a big, sun-kissed house in Vancouver, B.C. which is the location set for Mr. Magoo, (scheduled for a...

  • The Wrath of Werner Herzog

    Despite the years he has spent on location in the Peruvian Amazon, on the Sahara, and in Australia, the United States, and Burma, there is...

  • Secrets of Hollywood’s Top Screenwriters

    Ask any group of screenwriters about their work and the answers are bound to cut across a wide range of emotions, from the practical to...

  • Tom Noonan Tries to Figure Out What Happened

    “It wasn’t really a breakdown. I started to get all these symptoms—I felt stressed out, I was really tired all the time.” Tom Noonan, the...

  • Rutger Hauer

    Rutger Hauer doesn’t look comfortable in his hotel room chair. It looks a little small for him, made for smaller boned people than him, and...

  • Decline of the Western

    When Lawrence Kasdan’s Wyatt Earp opened at theaters across the country earlier this summer, it had become nearly commonplace again to see the faces of...