Articles – Profiles

  • Rebecca Miller

    Read Rebecca Miller’s bio and you can’t help but think that this is one lucky girl. And she’d tell you that herself. But she’d...

  • Doug Liman: Bourne to Direct

    Doug Liman behind the camera on The Bourne Identity (2002). Doug Liman is not afraid to take chances. He’s gambled in Hollywood, using his career as...

  • Luise Rainer

    Luise Rainer in The Great Zeigfeld (1936). THE MYTH THAT WINNING the Academy Award is a jinx started with Luise Rainer. Having...

  • Peter Ustinov

    David Niven, George Kennedy and Peter Ustinov in Death on the Nile (1978). During the ’60s, Peter Ustinov was a Renaissance man...

  • Myles Berkowitz, Walkter Salles

    Screenwriter/actor Myles Berkowitz was at wit’s end after a decade of frustration in Hollywood. He had paid for his education at the...

  • Lesli Linka Glatter

    When watching Lesli Linka Glatter’s new film, The Proposition, you wonder how a sophomore feature director so quickly perfected her balancing act....

  • 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...

  • Jan Sverak

    Screenwriter/star/directror’s father Zdenek Sverak with Andrej Chalimon as six-year-old Kolya. Being a good father is more than a matter of sharing the...

  • John Duigan

    Of the 1970s and 1980s Australian New Wave filmmakers, no one comes as close to transcending the boundaries of that auspicious moniker,...

  • Mike Figgis, Taking a Shot in the Dark

    Figgis: Personally, he likes it dirty. (With Nicolas Cage and Elizabeth Shue on the Leaving Las Vegas set). Super 16mm is the...