Oscar buzz seems to start earlier every year, and although the 90th annual Academy Awards ceremony won’t happen until March of 2018, hopeful contenders are already crowding...
On October 1, 2017, I ran a poll on Twitter to see what you thought was Steven Spielberg's greatest film. It's tough to narrow down...
In 1965, Sir Laurence Olivier was cast in the title role of Othello as the actor had portrayed many Shakespearean characters successfully in the past....
Every would-be director or screenwriter has a love-hate relationship with professional film critics. On the one hand, great reviews can make careers. On the other,...
March 23, 2016Blog Film Industry
While three of the Best Picture nominees were science fiction genre films, it’s not surprising none of them won. What’s stopping science fiction, fantasy and...
March 1, 2016Blog Film Industry Films
For years, science fiction enthusiasts and writers have been predicting that major motion pictures would use virtual reality so that audiences would be able to...
February 16, 2016Blog Screenwriting
No one would argue that STEM fields aren’t essential. Now more than ever, the world needs scientists, engineers, and tech geniuses. But it also needs...
Working on a sound stage is fine for some stories, but other movies demand more from their cast and crew. Filmmakers and actors who work...
December 2, 2015Blog Film Industry
A film director oversees the production of a film or television series from its written creation as a screenplay to the final visual product seen...
November 23, 2015Blog Cinematography Films
Popular film subjects reflect the spirit of the times, especially when it comes to genre movies. The radiation-themed horror movies of the 1950s were products...