All posts by Stephen Ashton

  • Conversation with Jim Jarmusch: Cinematic Samurai

    An “Eastern” theme, albeit transplanted to urban America, is the sub-text of Jim Jarmusch’s 1999 film Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai. Forest Whitaker...

  • Shooting on Instinct

    Michael Radford on the set of Dancing at the Blue Iguana. Since lensing his first feature, Michael Almereyda’s Another Girl, Another Planet, in 1992, cinematographer...

  • Ed Harris’ Artist’s Sensibility

    Ed Harris Since the late 1970s, Ed Harris has made more than 50 television and film appearances. It didn’t take long for audiences to stand...

  • Lobster Power

    Derick and Steven Martini The international Press Corps voted for best first feature at the Toronto International Film Festival and awarded the Benson and Hedges...

  • Toronto Gives Docs Their Due

    Humiliated HUMILIATED Directed by Jesper Jargil; Denmark When veteran filmmaker Jesper Jargil was invited by Lars von Trier to act as Assistant Director on The...

  • Rock the Boat

    In the feature-length documentary, Rock the Boat, audiences aregiven an inside look at the astounding courage, humor; compassion and adventure (some might add `folly”) of...

  • In Anthem

    Kirstin Hahn and Shainee Gabel "We both came to the same window at the same time, which was that we need to get out of...

  • Charles Weinstein’s Under the Bridge

    Zach Grenier, Damien Leake and Bruce MacVittie in Under the Bridge (1997). Charles Weinstein’s Under The Bridge was selected the winner of the MovieMaker Breakthrough...