Director Interviews


Five Questions for Shelter Writer/Director Paul Bettany

Jennifer Connelly in Paul Bettany's ShelterJennifer Connelly in Paul Bettany's Shelter

Actor Paul Bettany makes his directorial debut with Shelter, a drama about homeless junkies on the streets of New York starring his wife, Jennifer Connelly, and Anthony Mackie. Although Bettany references below Jerry Schatzberg’s classic Panic in Needle Park, he…  Read more


Checkmate Director Timothy Woodward Jr. on Shooting Action and the Futility of Fixing it in Post

Checkmate: Courtesy: Status Media & EntertainmentCheckmate: Courtesy: Status Media & Entertainment

We recently spoke to director Timothy Woodward Jr. about the production of the movie Checkmate. Much of the discussion centered on the Blackmagic Production 4K camera, because this was one of the first feature movies shot with that camera. But…  Read more


Five Questions for 99 Homes Writer/Director Ramin Bahrani

Ramin Bahrani's 99 HomesRamin Bahrani's 99 Homes

Based on its stellar reviews out of Venice and Telluride, Ramin Bahrani’s “eviction stunner” 99 Homes infuses the sad and infuriating tale of America’s real estate bust with visceral, gut-punching drama. Andrew Garfield and Michael Shannon star as the down-and-out…  Read more


Five Questions for The Yes Men Are Revolting Director Laura Nix

The Yes Men Are RevoltingThe Yes Men Are Revolting

Five years after political superheroes the Yes Men (Andy Bichlbaum and Mike Bonnano) made everything all right in The Yes Men Fix the World, our planet seems pretty screwed up again. So, once more the two hit the airwaves, corporate…  Read more