A career-best performance by Maria Bonnevie is the main selling point for lavish costumer "I Am Dina," at $16 million, reportedly the most expensive film ever made in Scandinavia. On the downside are…
The DGA has always worn its politics on its sleeve. The following milestones are just a few examples. 1936 Screen Directors Guild is founded, and King Vidor, in whose home helmers had met and…
What: The 54th Annual Directors Guild of America Awards When: Saturday, March 9 Where: Century Plaza Hotel, Los Angeles Highlights: Carl Reiner, marking his 16th turn at the dais, will host…
For directors specializing in made-for-TV movies, respect has been a long time coming. As the broadcast networks eliminate most of their TV movie slots and cable continues to pick up the made-for-TV…
Like contemporaries Sidney Lumet and John Frankenheimer, Delbert Mann represents the increasingly rare breed of directors who hail from television's Golden Age. "Marty," written by Paddy Chayefsky…
Like its 12,400 members, the Directors Guild of America has spent the past year working mostly behind the scenes in Hollywood.
It's an interesting premise for an Oscar campaign: make sure your film is seen by as few voters as possible.
In what will be his first directing assignment since Scott Free signed an overall deal at 20th Century Fox late last year, Oscar-nominated "Black Hawk Down" director Ridley Scott has committed to…
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Paramount Pictures, Tina Sinatra and producer Scott Rudin are mounting a remake of John Frankenheimer's 1962 classic "The Manchurian Candidate," with Dan Pyne ("Any Given Sunday") on board to pen the…
MGM will remake the 1974 Sam Peckinpah drama "Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia" as a starring vehicle for Oscar-winning "Traffic" star Benicio Del Toro.