“The Set was a Circle with the Floor and Mirrors Rotating”: Jan de Bont on The Haunting

Jan de Bont on the set of The Haunting

Before he became a director, Jan de Bont was the cinematographer on some of the most visually intricate, elegantly lit movies of the 1980s and early ’90s, including Paul Verhoeven’s The 4th Man and Basic Instinct, John McTiernan’s Die Hard…  Read more

By Oct 27, 2020

Back to One, Episode 131: Ṣọpẹ Dìrísù

Photo: Gloria Obianyo

English actor Ṣọpẹ Dìrísù has two major releases happening in the States this month, the intense and compelling Gangs of London on AMC+ and the profound and unsettling horror film His House on Netflix. Taken together, they offer an apt…  Read more

By Oct 27, 2020

“Everyone Should Take an Editing Class, Even Actors”: Rich Newey on Killing Eleanor

Rich Newey on Killing Eleanor

I first became aware of director Rich Newey’s work a few years ago when I caught his “Dreamland” episode of the sci-fi series Stitchers; working from an audacious script by Lynne E. Litt, Newey deftly juggled styles and tones with…  Read more

By Oct 22, 2020

Back to One, Episode 130: Matthew Del Negro

(Photo: Corey Nickols)

You know Matthew Del Negro from Scandal, Goliath, The West Wing, or as Cousin Brian on season four of The Sopranos, or maybe, like me, you were wowed by his comedic tour de force as Jason Allen Ross in Netflix’s…  Read more

By Oct 20, 2020

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