All posts tagged "Brian De Palma"
MM Guide 2019
Keep It Simple, Keep It Relentless: Halloween‘s David Gordon Green and Danny McBride On Horror ScreenwritingOctober 19, 2018
Horror master John Carpenter’s 1978 classic Halloween has become so indelibly etched into the cultural consciousness,...
MM Guide 2018
“You’re Holding Up a Mirror, and the Reflection is Ugly”: Chucky Creator Don Mancini on Horror ScreenwritingOctober 10, 2017
Being provocative comes with the territory if you’re working within the horror genre. If you’re doing...
Criterion Crash Course
Criterion Crash Course: Moviemaking Lessons from Criterion’s Blow-UpApril 16, 2017
Whether you’re a moviemaker, critic or devoted film collector, lovers of cinema can all agree: A...
Reels On Wheels: Watch How Spike Lee’s Dolly Shots Glide Characters Through Their Frenzied Environments (Video)March 20, 2017
The dolly shot: It’s an eye-popping technique. The characters it frames seem to float through the...
Split Down the Middle: M. Night Shyamalan’s Split Balances Studio Know-How With Indie InnovationJanuary 10, 2017
Like the endings of several of his films, the trajectory of M. Night Shyamalan’s career contains...
Eye Piece: Alex Ross Perry’s Queen of Earth Wages Stare Wars in Super 16August 26, 2015
Wielding old grudges and fierce regrets as sharpened weapons, two women reassess their friendship in Queen...
How They Did It: Inserting Cuts into a Oner in Don’t Look BackDecember 8, 2014
Microbudget director William Dickerson (Detour, The Mirror, Shadowbox) doesn’t believe in the traditional mandate to get...
Things I’ve Learned: Brian De Palma’s Golden Rules of Shooting a Sex SceneAugust 28, 2013
This week’s Thing’s I’ve Learned, appearing in our upcoming 2014 Complete Guide to Making Movies special...