In 1963, as Stanley Kubrick began production on Dr. Strangelove: Or How I Learned To Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb, Terry Southern completed a profile of the director for Esquire, which promply shelved it. Earlier this summer it was finally printed in Killed: Great Journalism Too Hot To Print (Nation Books), edited by David Wallis.
OUTSOURCING THE MOVIES
“Blame Canada” has been the mantra of recent years to decry the loss of domestic film production. Attorney Joseph M. Sisto takes a contrarian view, reviewing the misconceptions about runaway productions and the benefits for independent filmmakers. Plus, Leigh Dyer on Greg Spotts’s American Jobs.
TOOLS OF THE TRADE
Josh Zeman talks with members of the postproduction community about the latest tools transforming workflow. Plus, Scott Saunders catches up with Walter Murch.
Sarah Morris’s Los Angeles; Damon Wayans’s Behind the Smile; Chris Dileo’s Why Neal?; Kinji Fukasaku’s early films; The Tank; John Waters on DVD; Cinemasports and the 48 Hour Film Project; Load and Play; Strangers With Candy: The Movie.