If Terry Zwigoff has a guiding principle as a director, it is "create your own world, because you can't control the one you're living in.'' That sounds a lot like something Enid, Thora Birch's…
Tales abound of authors who feel their novels were butchered by Hollywood, and of faithful readers who fervently wish the adaptations had been more like the sources. But it doesn't always have to be…
"Holding Ruth, his cheek touching her breast, he shuddered with a sob that he kept silent in his heart.'' The final words of Andre Dubus' short story "Killings'' became a touchstone for…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
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The film genre that loomed largest among 2001's critically lauded features didn't even have a name during its original heyday.
The saying is usually an admonition: Those who don't study the past are doomed to repeat it. But in film, that can be a good thing; the last year in cinema has seen several notable films that mix the…
Eye on the Oscars: Directors & Cinematographers
If d.p. Oliver Stapleton's first collaboration with director Lasse Hallstrom on "The Cider House Rules" was characterized by the bucolic warmth of its settings, "The Shipping News" projected a…
Almost by the nature of their craft, cinematographers are expected to be flexible. It's not just a director's whims and intentions that they must be attuned to, but -- this is the ideal -- they…
Oscar-winning cinematographer Janusz Kaminski faced a formidable challenge on the set of "A.I. Artificial Intelligence."
JOHN BAILEY John Bailey has compiled more than 40 feature credits, ranging from “Groundhog Day” to “The Big Chill” to the forthcoming “Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood.” Even he was surprised…
Producer Laura Ziskin announced Monday that Michael B. Seligman has been named supervising producer of the 74th Academy Awards show. Show will mark Seligman's 25th anniversary of involvement with the…