Articles tagged directors

In Defense of Sarah Polley Being One of the Best Directors in Modern Cinema

The child actress-turned-director is a mastermind at both presenting and analyzing the fine details of a life.

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21 Feb 2008 // 1:55 AM

He looks like a Brooks Brothers model, but keeps his feet planted squarely behind the camera. He was raised in upstate New York, yet writes

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Wim Wenders: Merging the Infinite Via the Enigma of Cinema

Like an abstractionist who refuses to discuss his inspiration, or an avant-garde artist who renders his icons through a vague and untouchable design, Wim Wenders can be both fascinating and frustrating.

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29 Mar 2007 // 9:00 PM

Almost Auteurs: Elaine May

Elaine May's untapped filmmaking promise remains as recognizable as her realized films, ranging from the acclaimed The Heartbreak Kid to the disastrous Ishtar. She is missed as a filmmaking force.

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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