Directing

  • The Motion Picture Association of America: Natural Born Censors?

    According to a recent New Yorker profile, the door to director Oliver Stone’s office is decorated with the following legend, courtesy of...

  • Bloody Sam’s Misogynistic Vision

    According to a recent New Yorker profile, the door to director Oliver Stone’s office is decorated with the following legend, courtesy of...

  • MM Notebook

    I’ve always wanted to go rock climbing. But you know how it goes. It’s somewhere on that proverbial WHEN I CAN FIND...

  • 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...

  • Alex Winter

    In support of the premise that lots of great movies were never given the advertising, patience, or financial push to find their...

  • How To Lose $1.2 Million And Shoot Your Feature Anyway

    In writer/director Tim Hines’s latest film, House of the Rising, the running time of one hundred minutes means just that-one hundred minutes...

  • Jonathan Blank

    The most liberal country in the world has the same low rate (of heroin users) as one of the most totalitarian countries...

  • 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...

  • Out of the Shadows

    In Hollywood, where everyone’s, writing a screenplay, your odds of selling a script are about as good as winning the lottery. If...

  • Back on the Mainscreen

    The feature film format has not always been as dominant a factor in the motion picture industry as it is today. Back...