The writer/director of "Clueless" and "Fast Times at Ridgemont High" reflected on her career, the state of female filmmakers at a recent event at the Aero Theater in Santa Monica.
When Spielberg, Raimi & Others Took a Backseat: The Five Most Famous 2nd Unit Directors of Recent Memory
Sometimes a way of keeping creative control or a friendly favor, the second unit director has sometimes been more famous than the person in the main director's chair. Here's a quartet who Steven Soderbergh will be following as he lenses some of the action for Gary Ross' adaptation of "The Hunger Games."
After a 14-year absence from the big screen, the "Metropolitan" director hasn't missed a beat and talks about why he hates rehearsals, his unlikely start in the film business on the set of "Breaking Away" and the arrows in his cinematic quiver.
After threatening to break out as a big star for years, Dominic Cooper finds the role to do it with as a body double who must break free from his liege, Uday Hussein. Did we mention he plays both roles?
There's plenty to bitch about the Academy Awards nomination process for documentaries, but at least they give us this three-week festival in Los Angeles and New York where much of the best nonfiction cinema of the year will be presented. Here are our picks for three of the best.
The two-time Oscar-winning actor recalls asking Charles Bronson to shave his mustache on the set of his directorial debut and candidly discusses how he picks movies to make during a nearly 45-minute Q & A at the Aero Theatre in Santa Monica.
The latest from the Spanish auteur behind genre mashups such as "800 Bullets" and "El Crimen Ferpecto" finds a home under the big top with this insane and insanely funny dark comedy about dueling clowns.