Every director has to start somewhere. Some filmmakers arrive with their voice fully formed. Others take a few movies to figure out what kind of artist they are. Some make masterpieces with their first production. Most don’t. Some of those who make masterpieces go on to have long and successful careers… and some don’t.
First films are a tricky business and sometimes… Continue reading Ranking the Greatest Movies from First-Time Directors
Halloween may be over, but just because it’s November doesn’t mean we can’t still talk about awesome upcoming horror movies. Today, we’ve got the latest on Clive Barker’s Hellraiser reboot, an update on Rob Zombie’s new project, and details on who will be directing the newest Texas Chainsaw Massacre film. Grab your leftover candy corn and let’s… Continue reading Horror Buzz: 'Hellraiser' Remake News, 'Leatherface' Directors Set and Rob Zombie (Kinda) Returns to Halloween
David Fincher is often loosely quoted as having said, “There’s two ways to shoot a scene, and the other one is wrong.” That philosophy goes a long way to explain why each of his movies is filled with moments that are so precise, devastating and unforgettable that his style is impossible to ignore. Even if you don’t love his movies, you have to appreciate… Continue reading Watch: Here's Proof That David Fincher Is One of the Best Directors Working Today
Sometimes good musicals come from directors you might not expect. Brian De Palma made Phantom of the Paradise. Robert Altman made Popeye. And now Clint Eastwood brings us his adaptation of the Broadway hit Jersey Boys. So since anyone can make a musical, here are some directorial candidates who need to make one ASAP.
Even… Continue reading If Clint Eastwood Can Do It, Anyone Can: 10 Directors Who Need to Make a Musical
While speaking with filmmakers Chris Miller and Phil Lord, one thing was unmistakable: these guys were really, really tired.
The duo, who created the beloved (albeit short lived) MTV animated series Clone High went on to become one of the most in-demand directing teams in the business, helming Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, surprise smash 21 Jump Street and The Lego Movie and this week’s… Continue reading The Directors of '22 Jump Street' and 'The Lego Movie' Talk About Breaking the Sequel Mold, 'Ghostbusters 3' and More