An oral history of The Right Stuff.
making of movies
“Does your life have a plot? It has characters. There is a narrative. There’s a lot of story, a lot of character. But plot? Eh, no.”
In Austin in 1973, politicos and hippies could get together and create violent, visionary horror films for $60,000. So they did. The story of how The Texas Chainsaw Massacre got made.
Dan Akroyd, John Belushi, cocaine, and the making of The Blues Brothers.
The battle to make The Godfather pitted director Francis Ford Coppola against producers including Robert Evans, and the production itself against the real life mob.
A profile of an up-and-coming director:
Well, according to Woody, his ascent has been a series of painful falls. Success hasn't changed him, Allen insists: he's still a schlemiel. "I'm afraid of the dark and suspicious of the light," he says. "I have an intense desire to return to the womb—anybody's." Ineptitude, Woody goes on, is a family curse.
On the eve of the release of The Tree of Life, a look back at the turbulent making of Terence Malick’s debut.
After a final film, Kevin Smith is going to retire to a life of podcasting and speaking tours. Or so he says.