Blog – Moviemaker of the Week

  • Frank Darabont Comes Out of The Mist

    Frank Darabont has had quite a rollercoaster of a film career. He has experienced both extraordinarily positive feedback from audiences and critics,...

  • Noah Baumbach’s Wedding

    Noah Baumbach made a splash in the independent film world with his debut film, Kicking and Screaming (no, not the movie about...

  • The Coen Brothers Nail Old Men

    It all started with Blood Simple back in 1984, when Joel and Ethan Coen showed the world that two moviemakers are better...

  • Ridley Scott, Original Gangster

    Acclaimed moviemaker Sir Ridley Scott has tackled the Crusades, rejuvenated sword-and-sandal epics and given us icy visions of a robotic future. Now...

  • Gavin Hood’s Moral Compass

    Gavin Hood is certainly not playing it safe with his Hollywood directorial debut, Rendition. The film, which opened October 19, tells the...

  • David Slade Owns the Night

    With 30 Days of Night, a graphic novel-inspired thriller that has vampires chomping through the Arctic darkness of a small Alaskan town,...

  • Shekhar Kapur

    Dramas, even Oscar-nominated ones, rarely get sequels unless they’re filled with web-crawlers, Decepticons, or Tyrannosaurus Rexes. So when Shekhar Kapur received a...

  • Ang Lee’s Lust

    Looking for the careful attention to detail and confident touch of an experienced auteur for that sweeping tale of romance? These days...

  • Robert Benton’s Feast of Love

    The acclaimed writer/director behind Kramer Vs. Kramer and Twilight is back. Robert Benton’s newest movie, Feast of Love, follows territory familiar to...

  • Sean Penn Goes Into the Wild

    Sean Penn has spent the majority of his career in front of the camera. In 1982 when he made a splash in...