DGA Quarterly Magazine Summer 2020 Cinema Healing Paths of Glory Kubrick

The Cinema of Healing

Even during the worst of times, directors around the globe found ways of coping with crisis by holding a mirror to society—for good and bad.

DGA Quarterly Magazine Summer 2020 COVID Quarantine Not Lacking in Direction
DGA members reflect on how they have stayed productive during the COVID-19 quarantine.
DGA Quarterly Magazine Summer 2020 News Crisis Management
Faced with reduced staffs and heightened safety measures, news directors maintain a ferocious pace at a time when Americans rely on their skills more than ever.
DGA Quarterly Magazine Summer 2020 Do the Right Thing John Turturro Spike Lee
Spike Lee's Inferno
J.C. Chandor discusses the bravura style and prescient politics of Do the Right Thing, and what he learned from it.
DGA Quarterly Magazine Summer 2020 Better Call Saul
Directing Better Call Saul
Although it's a prequel, the directors of Better Call Saul treat the series like its own animal, with no detail too small, and no situation too outrageous.
DGA Quarterly Magazine Summer 2020 Penny Dreadful City of Angels Daniel Zovatto
Directors of neo-noir series find their expression in the City of Angels, where darkness is submerged in sunlight.
DGA Quarterly Magazine Summer 2020 Legacy Franklin Schaffner
Franklin Schaffner
As we approach the centenary of his birth and the 50th anniversary of his magnum opus Patton, the legacy of Franklin Schaffner looms larger than ever.
No Way Out
As we gradually emerge from our quarantines, it’s worth taking a look at themes of isolation and confinement over the years, which served as a device for directors to study characters pushed to the breaking point.
DGA Quarterly Magazine Summer 2020 Unforgiven
Unforgiven
For the cathartic shootout in Unforgiven, Clint Eastwood the director stuck to his guns, aiming for the gut rather than the intellect.
DGA Quarterly Magazine Summer 2020 Breakthrough Player Eliza Hittman
Eliza Hittman
With her third feature, indie provocateur Eliza Hittman solidifies her reputation for unvarnished drama and truthful performances.
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