Since coming to America after the Czech Spring in 1968, Milos Forman has been committed to making movies about individuals fighting for their rights in films like One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Amadeus and The People vs. Larry Flynt.
The director of Talladega Nights
and Step Brothers
wonders what's happened to the glamorous life-and if it ever existed.
Everyone loves Annie Hall
, but according to Ed Zwick it's more than just a charming movie. He explains how it revolutionized romantic comedies.
Producer Brian Grazer talks about how he hires a director, the importance of vision, and why visiting the set is meaningless.
After scoring a hit with Love & Basketball
, it's taken Gina Prince-Bythewood eight years to make her second feature, The Secret Life of Bees
. She explains what happened.
Cutbacks and a shrinking market have left the indie world in a quandary. So what's a director to do?
Directing the Olympics
The Beijing Olympics was the most watched event in U.S. TV history. Here's how the directors captured the drama of competition with split-second decisions.
Federico Fellini created a visual style that was unmistakable in the history of cinema. In rare set photos, we capture the Maestro at work crafting some of his unforgettable images.
It took a swashbuckling director like Gore Verbinski to go off to the four corners of the world to film the two sequels to Pirates of the Caribbean
back to back.
Directing The Daily Show
With all that's going on in The Daily Show
any given day, it's a wonder the set is so calm. In part, that's because Chuck O'Neil and his team keep everything running on schedule.
William Friedkin recalls with amazing detail how he directed the horrifying climatic scene of The Exorcist