One of the most memorable parts of Annie is when she gets to go to the movies and experience watching an exciting story unfold right in front of her on the big screen. In the 1982 version of Annie — which is set in the early thirties — Annie goes to the theater to watch the classic Camille, starring Greta Garbo and Robert Taylor. In… Continue reading Watch: 'Lego Movie' Directors Have a Crazy Secret Movie Hidden Inside 'Annie'
In this monthly column we spotlight new Blu-ray/DVD releases by interviewing directors about the scenes that stood out most for them while making their movies. This month, we talk to Terry Gilliam about his bizarre fairy tale Time Bandits (available for the first time on Blu-ray through the Criterion Collection).
After making his mark penning the outlandish animations for Monty Python’s Flying
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