Most audiences will be seeing the name “Wes Ball” for the first time as they head to theaters to watch The Maze Runner—an adaptation of James Dashner’s 2009 book of the same name. The sci-fi tale finds a young boy named Thomas (Teen Wolf’s Dylan O’Brien) trapped in a strange community of all boys—all with no memory—where a mysterious maze forces them to plot… Continue reading Watch: Before 'The Maze Runner,' Wes Ball Directed This Academy Award-Winning Short
Experimental drugs, covert authoritarian organizations, the inner labyrinth of the human mind, technology run amok, and an obsession with violence: we’re talking about the work of David Cronenberg. One of the director’s earliest films displays his fascination with these themes. A 1972 made-for-TV movie called Secret Weapon was created for the Canadian anthology television series Programme X. The series develops during an American Civil War, set in… Continue reading Watch 'Secret Weapon,' A Rarely-Seen Short Film Directed by David Cronenberg
‘Pearl Jam Twenty’ is a love letter to Pearl Jam and the band’s fans by one of its biggest fans: director Cameron Crowe. The film screened around the country in September, was available on-demand and even aired as part of the PBS series ‘American Masters’ on Friday night. The film is now out on DVD, and in honor of the release, Crowe has released a new video for… Continue reading Cameron Crowe Directed a Video for Pearl Jam's 'Not For You'