It's been a decade since Noonan was Oscar nominated for helming and co-writing "Babe." The director says he got a bit typecast. "Since 'Babe,' I was offered any film that contained animals," he says…
Greengrass drew on his experience from his controversial docudramas "The Murder of Stephen Lawrence" and "Bloody Sunday" to make "United 93" as truthful and dramatic as possible.
After a long career in television throughout the '70s, Stephen Frears came to feature filmmaking relatively late with "The Hit" and "My Beautiful Laundrette" in the early '80s, and has dodged back…
"Finding Neverland" helmer Forster was looking for a comedy and leapt at Zach Helm's "Stranger Than Fiction."
Nobody does quiet, roiling domestic drama with quite the razor-sharp insight of Todd Field. His debut feature "In the Bedroom" (2001) -- with its mixture of langorous poetry and suppressed rage…
One could say valor in the face of impossible odds is Oliver Stone's stock in trade. Given the cycle of Vietnam films for which he's best known, and the fact that he's a decorated veteran of that…
Zwick made his name in TV and film with contempo dramedies like "thirtysomething," only to switch to a much larger canvas at the end of the 1980s with his Civil War epic "Glory." Since then, he's…
"The Last King of Scotland" cost just $9 million, but Macdonald could have had a bigger budget from other financiers if he hadn't been so keen to make the movie with Fox Searchlight.
With just three features to his credit, Mexican director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu already has amassed a trophy collection that would make most A-list helmers envious. His first film, "Amores…
Translating Zoe Heller's novel "Notes on a Scandal" onto the bigscreen was "phenomenally difficult," says theater vet Eyre.