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Directors

  1. movies
    Revisiting Ringo Lam’s 5 Most Essential FilmsThe late director could always be relied on to deliver flashes of originality, exuberance, and innovative firearm usage.
  2. auteur theory
    Wes Anderson’s Next Film, The French Dispatch, Is a ‘Love Letter to Journalists’It’s set in 20th-century Paris.
  3. profile
    How Bernardo Bertolucci Found Himself“If I don’t fall in love with my characters,” said the director, “I cannot shoot.”
  4. auteurs
    Director Nicolas Roeg Dead at 90His oeuvre included The Man Who Fell to Earth and Don’t Look Now.
  5. a director is born
    Bradley Cooper Directed A Star Is Born’s Grammy Scene Fake-Drunk“It just took me a little longer to communicate what I wanted.”
  6. die hard
    Die Hard’s Director Breaks Down Bruce Willis’s Iconic Roof JumpJohn McTiernan on John McClane’s climactic jump — and Hans Gruber’s final, fatal plunge.
  7. space movies
    First Man, Gravity, 2001: A Space Odyssey: When Auteurs Go to SpaceThe emptiness of the cosmos, combined with the sudden malleability of time, has a way of bringing out the more experimental side of filmmakers.
  8. movies
    The 25 Greatest Movie Actors Who’ve Directed ThemselvesIn honor of Bradley Cooper and A Star Is Born, we look at the best movie-star–directors of all time.
  9. this week in web videos
    Meet SNL’s New Video Directors: Hannah Levy and Adriana RoblesGet to know the women behind the camera of SNL’s digital shorts this season.
  10. suspiria
    A Beginner’s Guide to Dario ArgentoWith Suspiria on the horizon, we’ve compiled a review of the Italian director’s work.
  11. How the Director of The Spy Who Dumped Me Made a Graphic, Funny, Feminist Movie“Let’s make so many stories that no [single] movie has to bear the burden of being everything to all women and to all feminism.”
  12. auteurs
    Lost Stanley Kubrick Screenplay Has the Courtesy to Show Itself After 60 YearsBurning Secret could very much become a film.
  13. yikes
    Snowpiercer TV Series Plagued by Director Hating and Quitting the SeriesNot great!
  14. How Director X Updated Blaxploitation Classic Super Fly for Modern AudiencesWe talk to the director about making Superfly, a black action movie for the current cultural moment.
  15. Won’t You Be My Neighbor? Director in Finding the Drama in Mr. Rogers“One of the most common reactions I would get was, ‘Please tell me there’s not a scandal. Please tell me I’m not gonna lose him, too.’”
  16. Every Ron Howard Movie, RankedFrom Solo: A Star Wars Story to Cinderella Man.
  17. yas queen
    Ava DuVernay Cordially Invites All of Her Male Haters to Sue Her“If that’s what you want to do.”
  18. From Face/Off to A Better Tomorrow: A John Woo PrimerIn anticipation of Manhunt’s release, we review some of the Hong Kong filmmaker’s iconic work.
  19. Remembering Miloš Forman, an Artist in the Throes of ArtThe late Czech-American director was allergic to creative stagnation of any sort, constantly posing new challenges to himself.
  20. A Beginner’s Guide to Ingmar BergmanAnyone who has ever cast their gaze to the sky and impotently wondered why the world is such absolute crap will be able to tap into Bergman’s ethos.
  21. lady bird
    Warm Your Icy, Jaded Heart With This Video of Greta Gerwig Directing Lady BirdAhem, may we have the envelope please?
  22. Behind the Camera with Lawrence SherComedy movie directors may not get as much credit as they deserve. Yes, there is Judd Apatow and Todd Phillips, but how many people could name […]
  23. 2017 Was the Year of the Replacement Movie DirectorThis year’s hottest trend was hiring, firing, and hastily replacing your director in the middle of a shoot.
  24. how to win an oscar
    Guillermo del Toro Hopes You’re Ready to Fall in Love With a MonsterHis new film, The Shape of Water, is an old-fashioned love story, with the Creature from the Black Lagoon as the misunderstood leading man.
  25. Everyone in Hollywood Is Envious. Mike White Is Willing to Talk About It.The director of Brad’s Status on his “craven” contemporaries, Dawson’s Creek and Enlightened, and whether he considers himself “successful.”
  26. Colin Trevorrow’s Firing Means No Director Will Ever Be Bigger Than Star Wars“He’s a difficult guy. He’s really, really, really confident. Let’s call it that.”
  27. auteur theory
    Colin Trevorrow Insists He’s Great for Star Wars Despite Book of Henry CriticismLet ’em speak.
  28. Star Wars Han Solo Movie Loses Its Directors With Just Weeks of Filming LeftPhil Lord and Chris Miller have been filming the spinoff since February.
  29. directors directing
    The Discovery’s Charlie McDowell Is Bringing the Afterlife to Netflix (Again)Director Charlie McDowell – yes, Malcolm’s son – went from surfing in Ojai to directing heady sci-fi.
  30. award season
    La La Land Gets One Step Closer to Oscar Glory by Taking Top Honor at DGA AwardsIt’s another day of sun … and a win.
  31. auteur theory
    Deadpool 2 Loses Director for Creative ReasonsSorry to see you go, Tim Miller.
  32. Get to Know ‘Saturday Night Live’s Director Don Roy KingFor the past ten years, Don Roy King has served as the director of Saturday Night Live, and a new video by AARP takes a closer look at the […]
  33. animated classics
    Zoinks! Dax Shepard Is Co-Directing an Animated Scooby-Doo FilmWe do not advise eating Scooby Snacks in celebration.
  34. FX CEO John Landgraf Explains Why Networks Should Take a ‘Quantum’ […]Back in November, Variety published a breakdown exploring diversity in TV directing jobs at ten networks, and even though all the networks were […]
  35. cannes 2016
    Silicon Valley’s Gavin Belson Is Now an Internationally Renowned DirectorAnd he used to live in a tepee. They did not award him equity in Pied Piper.
  36. party chats
    Jodie Foster Says Jonathan Demme Is Her ‘Favorite Female Director’“I don’t think there’s some kind of big plot to keep women down.”
  37. 90s kids
    Jonah Hill to Make Directorial Debut on Mid ’90sStuff ’90s kids will like.
  38. the industry
    Nyong’o Might Star in DuVernay-Helmed ThrillerThe script comes from Colin Trevorrow.
  39. the industry
    McG in Talks to Direct Masters of the UniverseBy the power of Grayskull!
  40. 100 women directors
    100 Women Directors Hollywood Should Be HiringStudio executives often protest that there simply aren’t enough talented female filmmakers to choose from. They are wrong.
  41. 100 Women Directors Hollywood Should Be HiringStudio executives often protest that there simply aren’t enough talented female filmmakers to choose from. They are wrong.
  42. the industry
    Furious 7’s James Wan to Direct Aquaman (Oh Yeeeeeah!)The director of Furious 7.
  43. The Auteur Theory of Judd ApatowMore than any modern day comedy director, Judd Apatow can be considered an auteur. Auteur Theory, first written about by Francois Truffaut in […]
  44. directors
    Little Miss Sunshine Directors Join Biopic of Black Panther Huey NewtonJonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris took a shine to The Big Cigar.
  45. directors
    Christopher McQuarrie May Direct Mission: Impossible 5Tom Cruise knows whom Tom Cruise wants.
  46. directors
    Who Are Hollywood’s Most Secretive Directors?Including Malick, Abrams, and Nolan.
  47. progress
    Cary Fukunaga Will Direct Two-Part It MovieHe’ll co-write the adaptation, too.
  48. jean-luc godard
    Jean-Luc Godard’s Honorary Oscar Will Have to Be Mailed to HimBecause he didn’t show up to get it last night.
  49. obits
    French Director Claude Chabrol Dies in ParisNicolas Sarkozy said Chabrol “took the finesse of his social depictions from Balzac.”
  50. chat room
    Juan José Campanella on The Secret in Their EyesThe director talks about ‘The Secret in Their Eyes,’ learning the lessons on Argentina’s past, and how his movie is like ‘Law & Order: SVU’ “on steroids.”
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