Film Directors

The Room: The Best WORST Film Ever Made!

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The Room – A Cinematic Disaster There are bad movies, there are worse movies and then there is The Room which is so terribly awful that it has transcended to being good. Though it has gained popularity as a cult movie, it is simply disastrous. And possibly the best worst movie ever made. The Room’s writer/director/star/producer Tommy Wiseau…

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Tony Scott: The Ultimate Guide to His Films & Career

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Tony Scott: Breaking Down His Cinematic Visual Style The Director Series is at its most effective when I’m analyzing the careers of the deceased, as I can view their works in totality and make observations about the course of their full development. For the living, obviously I’m tracking developing careers that are still evolving and…

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Brian De Palma: Breaking Down the Master’s Technique

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Brian De Palma: Breaking Down the Master’s Technique Brian De Palma happens to have given life to the mortuary cinema, he has taken the dead forms of classic Hollywood and has brought them back to life with his incredible talent and expertise. Brian De Palma is considered an integral part of the New Hollywood wave…

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[Watch] Martin Scorsese Masterclass: Learn Directing from the Master

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Martin Scorsese Masterclass: Learn Directing from the Master Martin Scorsese drew his first storyboard when he was eight. Today he’s a legendary director whose films—from Mean Streets to The Wolf of Wall Street—have shaped movie history. In his first-ever online class, the Oscar winner teaches his approach to filmmaking, from storytelling to editing to working…

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Barry Lyndon: Breaking Down Stanley Kubrick’s Masterpiece

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Barry Lyndon: Breaking Down Stanley Kubrick’s Masterpiece In the history of dramatic films, Stanley Kubrick’s Barry Lyndon gets a beautiful ranking. It won a total of four Oscars under the production category. It is a film that is based on a novel written by William Makepeace Thackeray: ‘The Luck of Barry Lyndon,’ in 1844. The…

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Spike Jonze: Breaking Down His Visual & Storytelling Style

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Spike Jonze: Breaking Down His Visual & Storytelling Style Born as Adam Spiegel, on the 22nd of October 1969 in Rockville, Maryland this talented screenwriter, producer, director and actor grew up in Bethesda, Maryland and Gulph Mills in Pennsylvania. His father, Arthur H. Speigel happened to be a distant relative of Speigel Catalogue family making…

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What Filmmakers Can Do If They Have No Money

What Filmmakers Can Do If They Have No Money

What Filmmakers Can Do If They Have No Money I refuse to accept that all we need is money to solve our problems and I have come up with a way to work “the money problem”. As an indie film coach, I generally focus on the business side of filmmaking, but when one over emphasizes…

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Breaking Down Martin Scorsese’s Masterpiece Taxi Driver

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Breaking Down Martin Scorsese’s Masterpiece Taxi Driver Taxi Driver is the story of Travis Bickle (Robert De Niro), a 26 years old honorably discharged U.S marine, living in solitude. The movie was set in post-Vietnam New York with its dirt, dysfunction, and prostitution. He suffers from insomnia and to cope with this, he works as…

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WATCH: How To Direct Like Quentin Tarantino

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How To Direct Like Quentin Tarantino – Visual Style Breakdown Quentin Tarantino (QT) is arguably one of the best film directors that Hollywood has ever produced. He has been directing for about 24 years and he has been nominated and won countless awards. From the number of movies he has done, one can tell that…

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