Directing

  • Best of the West

    Thanks to the success of Dances With Wolves and Unforgiven, the western has saddled up and is riding again, bringing studios a fist full of...

  • Letters

    Save Money, Read MM Dear Tim, Thanks for the subscription. You know, I’m substituting film school with your publication.  As I’ve already spent $20,000 studying...

  • D. Russell

    Spanking The Monkey is the debut feature film of first-time director David O. Russell, a man who has put some wicked backspin on the "teenager-comes-of-age"...

  • John Dahl

    In the 60’s, French film critics began seeing patterns in some of the (mostly low-budget) American dramas made post WWII. Seen as a symptom of...

  • Shaking It Up On The Internet

    You have vision, a story. You have mood, and a philosophy. How do you coerce these elements into a film? Tiffany Shlain, an award-winning honors...

  • Tonya Harding Financed My Film

    I make my living off the misery, tragedy, and celebrity of other people’s lives. I work as a freelance cameraman for network television – Eye...

  • The Rage of Innocents

    This interview took place at the US premiere of BackBeat in Park City, Utah during the 1994 Sundance Film Festival . MM: Stephen, give us,...

  • BackBeat Cheat Sheet

    While everyone is familiar with the story of The Beatles’s meteoric rise from working class obscurity to international fame, and most people are at least...

  • Regarding Henry

    Heny Jaglom, writer and director of such idiosyncratic films as Always, But Not Forever, Eating, Venice/Venice and the newly released BabyFever, has cast himself into...

  • Is Seattle Asleep at the Reel?

    "I said I liked it, I didn’t say I wanted to kiss it.”—Gloria Grahame to Humphrey Bogart, In a Lonely Place Seattle is a hot...