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Behind the Making of
’s Thrilling, 18-Minute Argument Scene
“When you’re a director watching an 18-minute scene unfold, you can come up with a lot of notes, let me tell you.”
Is the Best Philip Roth Film Adaptation By a Mile
Director James Schamus’s style is deliberate but not cold, and the performances he has elicited are
What Do Focus Features Changes Mean for Indies?
The films he backed somehow stick with you long after the credits roll and the Oscar wins are tallied.
Ang Lee and James Schamus on
“Everybody who goes to an Ang Lee movie wants to be sublimely depressed by the end of the film. And if you have ‘Woodstock’ in the title, you think you’re going to be seeing Joe Cocker screaming onstage.”
Feel Free to Pitch Your Book to Ang Lee in the Starbucks Line
After all, that’s basically how he found out about his new project, ‘Taking Woodstock.’
Demetri Martin Will Make Love, Not War for Ang Lee
Plus: Maggie Gyllenhaal replaces Toni Collette in Sam Mendes’s Eggers-penned relationship comedy.
Jeremy Piven to Hug It Out Onstage
Plus: Ang Lee goes to ‘Woodstock,’ David O. Russell runs off James Caan, and Judd Apatow blah blah next big comedy hit.
Makeup Artist Rick Baker Challenged to Make Benicio Del Toro Look Any More Like a Wolf
Plus: Quotes from Vampire Weekend’s Ezra Koening on comparisons to Paul Simon, and Joshua Jackson on why his career is failing!
James Schamus: It’s George Bush’s Fault We Can’t Shoot Overseas Anymore
The Focus Features CEO on the high cost of a London shoot.