Sometimes we’re so dazzled by the fanciness of Hollywood we forget that there’s an entirely different side to the glitz and glamour — one of inadequacy, desperation and despair.
In Canadian director David Cronenberg’s latest movie, “Maps to the Stars,” we meet a group of troubled people (Julianne Moore, John Cusack, Mia Wasikowska, Robert… Continue reading 'Maps to the Stars' Trailer: Julianne Moore Struggles in Hollywood (VIDEO)
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
Whether you loved the first The Hunger Games or not, it’s hard to argue that the franchise got a big bump in quality between the first movie and last year’s Catching Fire. Naturally the sequel had a bigger budget (about $ 52 million more) to better flesh out the destitute, violent world Katniss Everdeen lives in, but it also brought in director Francis Lawrence
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 Randy Moore about his black-and-white guerilla-made thriller set in Walt Disney parks, Escape from Tomorrow (out now on DVD/Blu-ray).
Struggling to get his scripts noticed in Hollywood, Randy Moore came up with a radical… Continue reading Director's Notebook: Randy Moore on the Hardest Scene to Shoot at Disney for 'Escape from Tomorrow'