Directing

  • Peter Coyote is Not P.C.

    "Eternity for me began one fall day in Paris…" So speaks Peter Coyote’s latest character, Oscar, in Roman Polanski’s Bitter Moon. His...

  • Grant’s a Hugh Success

    Easier? Why? Grant slips into a "DeNiro-esque” street twang for this answer.  "Well, you know Americans are kinda looser, you know. ‘Hey-...

  • The Movies are Shrinking

    Here I am, in the heart of the Las Vegas Strip, where Hollywood has spent the last week throwing one of its...

  • Bit Men and Hitmen

    You know they’re part their prime when a Roger Corman movie receives a degree of critical acclaim, Diane Ladd ends up in...

  • Intravenous Video

    By definition (my own), Intravenous Video causes a physical change in the viewer, whether real or perceived. By this definition I would...

  • Letters

    Austin Applauds Dear Tim, My ad in MovieMaker has brought students into my workshop from the Seattle film community. I assume I...

  • Marty and Me

    I had a chance to sit down with Dan Algrant when he was in Seattle a couple of weeks ago to talk...

  • Are Women Psycho or is it Just Hollywood?

    I have recently noticed a disturbing trend in Hollywood cinema: the psychotic woman. The films that come to mind are Basic Instinct,...

  • How I Made a 1 Mil. Feature Virtually for Free

    Mark Knudsen wandered into the MovieMaker offices last month and told us an extremely unusual story about how he financed his first...

  • Citizen Cotten

    In the title of his autobiography Joseph Cotten said Vanity Will Get You Somewhere. Talent, and possibly vanity, took Cotten from his...