Would you go to a Wes Anderson amusement park? The quirky filmmaker has proposed the idea in a foreward to a book on the visual art of Mark Mothersbaugh, his frequent choice of composer. The idea is obviously a joke, but just imagine the go-karts, the camping, the first class Blume Aquarium, the animatronic foxes, rides modeled after the Darjeeling Limited and the… Continue reading What Filmmakers Deserve Their Own Amusement Park?
Chris Moore of “Project Greenlight” is very clear that his latest endeavor, “The Chair,” premiering Saturday, Sept. 6 on Starz, is a documentary, not a reality show.
“The Chair” chronicles a contest, in which two burgeoning filmmakers are pitted against each other. Each has the same script and budget.
With Zachary Quinto (“Star Trek”) as a mentor, and Pittsburgh as their playground, the two hopefuls create 90-minute features… Continue reading 'The Chair': Zachary Quinto and Chris Moore mentor competing filmmakers
This is a part of our ongoing Halloween series taking a look at the most influential horror directors from around the globe. Previously: David Cronenberg, Alfred Hitchcock, and John Carpenter.
Frankenstein wasn’t the first horror movie; it wasn’t even the first Frankenstein movie (Thomas Edison beat Universal’s stab by 21 years), but director James Whale seemed to know exactly what elements must be used to harness the tricky lightning of… Continue reading The Most Influential Horror Filmmakers: James Whale