Last night I stayed for our first screening of Duel and there’s quite a few things that popped out at me that I hadn't noticed when I first saw this movie years ago. The more I thought about the film, the more connections I made. With those ideas swirling in my head, I had to get them out. Hence this post is born. Read this before, or after, our screening this Sunday, September 8 to see if you agree with my conclusions.Read More
American filmmakers have been equally as infatuated with the car as the rest of the country. It’s been a key player in hundreds of films, no more so than Billy Wilder’s Sunset Boulevard (1950)...Two decades after Sunset Boulevard, 25-year-old Steven Spielberg and writer Richard Matheson would similarly use the nation’s love affair with the open road in constructing Duel, an ABC TV movie of the week into a taut thriller.Read More
Ben Stein, former Nixon speechwriter and actor--best known for his role in Ferris Beuller's Day Off--has seen Our Nixon and wasn't pleased. Our Nixon co-producers Penny Lane and Brian Frye responded with a point by point rebuttal.Read More
It's critical that we expand our view beyond Spike Lee's personal bank account. Fretting over millionaire filmmakers is by no means useful or assists us in examining how we can use crowdfunding to bolster and sustain the entire lifecycle of an independent film, going beyond just getting the film made.Read More
A singer, a romantic, and a cynic. A traipse, a trespasser, a miscreant, and a thief; Renata is a lovely contradiction... and a liar.
Directed by Joshua Moore and featuring a standout performance from Alexandra Clayton, ATLFF12 alum I THINK IT'S RAINING is now hitting VOD. Getting you primed for the release we asked Moore a few questions about the film.Read More