All posts tagged "World War II"
Transit: Christian Petzold Connects Past and Present Europe in His Refugee DramaMarch 7, 2019
There is an incredible moment in Christian Petzold’s new film Transit where our hero Georg (played...
How They Did It: The Director of Naples ’44 on Blending Adaptation, Documentary, and FictionDecember 12, 2017
Working on Naples ’44 was definitely one of the biggest challenges I’ve faced in my brief...
How They Did It
How They Did It: The Producer of Destination Unknown Spent Over a Decade Collecting Interviews With Holocaust SurvivorsNovember 10, 2017
Despite being clad in all-weather gear, I remained chilled to the bone on an early morning...
Looking for the Silver Lining: Ferne Pearlstein’s The Last Laugh Takes Audiences on a Novel Journey to a Dark TimeFebruary 27, 2017
In his memorable book The Life of Reason, philosopher George Santayana wrote, “Those who don’t remember...
Failed Fatherland: Martin Zandvliet Disarms a Dark Passage in Denmark’s History in Oscar-Nominated Land of MineFebruary 13, 2017
Describing a war film as “visually economical” goes against the expectation of grandeur associated with those...
Foreign Contenders: Cloak-And-Dagger Thriller The Age of Shadows Has Kim Jee-woon Channeling His Inner PatriotDecember 12, 2016
MovieMaker‘s weekly series “Foreign Contenders” features interviews with the heavyweight helmers behind their respective countries’ entries for...
What Biden Means for Movies; Sam Pollard on MLK/FBI; Oldest Marathoner Gets a Movie
How We Accidentally Made a Covid Christmas Classic
Ammonite Writer-Director Francis Lee Requires Every Object to Have a Rich History and Defined Purpose
- To Cast Balram in The White Tiger, Ramin Bahrani Made the Most of an Exploratory Trip to India and Went Off-Script During Casting January 21, 2021
- What Biden Means for Movies; Sam Pollard on MLK/FBI; Oldest Marathoner Gets a Movie January 21, 2021
- No Man’s Land Director Conor Allyn on Using a Classic Genre to Explore the Border January 20, 2021