Robert Zemeckis

Five Directors’ Cuts We’re Lucky Didn’t Happen

Five Directors’ Cuts We’re Lucky Didn’t Happen

The director knows best? Not always. Here are five directors’ cuts that we’re lucky didn’t happen – these films were improved by studio interference.

‘Allied’ and the Tired Fumes of Nostalgia

‘Allied’ and the Tired Fumes of Nostalgia

Despite an appealing cast, Robert Zemeckis' WWII romance relies too heavily on its influences and too little on engaging drama.
Double Take: ‘Forrest Gump’ (1994)

Double Take: ‘Forrest Gump’ (1994)

You have to do your best with what God gave you. How well did Robert Zemeckis do with Forrest Gump? Double Take pries open this chocolate box of questionable taste.

‘The Walk’ Is Part Caper and Part Thrilling Ballet

‘The Walk’ Is Part Caper and Part Thrilling Ballet

Joseph Gordon-Levitt finds a winning vulnerability and doubt behind the tightrope walker Philippe Petit’s preternatural confidence.
NYFF 2015: ‘The Walk’ – Philippe Petit’s Achievement Is Now Family Friendly

NYFF 2015: ‘The Walk’ – Philippe Petit’s Achievement Is Now Family Friendly

Before Man on Wire was released, Robert Zemeckis planned to turn the children's book The Man Who Walked Between the Towers into a feature film.
The 20 Most Anticipated Films of 2015

The 20 Most Anticipated Films of 2015

Over the next 12 months, we will be bombarded with all manner of proposed cinematic spectacle. Here are the 20 films we are most looking forward to.

‘Who Framed Roger Rabbit’ Is Meta, Funny and Exhilarating

The Pragmatic Anarchy of the Long Take

And Action…: The Grant Morrison Exclusive, Act 2

Looking Back at ‘Back to the Future’

Cinema Qua Non – Indispensable DVDs: Part 2

Beowulf (2007)