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September 6, 2020

I was on the CBS News this week talking about the discovery of THE FIRST DEGREE, a thought to be lost silent film. Watch the segment HERE

September 2, 2020

My critically acclaimed (94% fresh on Rotten Tomatoes!) film THE TROUBLE WITH THE TRUTH w/Lea Thompson and John Shea is now streaming on Amazon Prime, meaning that if you have a Prime membership you can watch it free! Click HERE to watch. If you prefer physic...

September 1, 2020

I was on The Dana Buckler Show this week making the case for Michael Bay - hear our discussion of BAD BOYS, ARMAGEDDON, THE ISLAND and Bayhem in all its forms HERE

August 26, 2020

The full video of last night's American Cinematheque tribute to Lynn Shelton featuring me, Reese Witherspoon, Kerry Washington, Marc Maron, Kevin Murphy, Gillian Jacobs, Michaela Watkins, Eddie Huang, Mark Duplass & Jon Hamm is now available on YouTube. Watch it HERE

August 24, 2020

I talked with director Mimi Leder and production designer John Paino about their work on THE MORNING SHOW for the "Half Hour With" series. Check it out on YouTube HERE

August 20, 2020

This Tuesday I'll be discussing the life and work of Lynn Shelton with a pretty amazing group: Reese Witherspoon, Kerry Washington, Marc Maron, Jon Hamm, Mark Duplass, Eddie Huang, Gillian Jacobs, Michaela Watkins, and Kevin Murphy. If you want to Zoom with us via the...

August 17, 2020

I interviewed director Mimi Leder about her great work on THE MORNING SHOW for Filmmaker Magazine. Read it HERE

August 15, 2020

I've been recording a series of historical audio commentaries for new Blu-ray releases from Indicator, the British Film Institute, Kino Lorber, and Shout! Factory. What follows is a list of all the commentaries I have done to date (including on my own films), with link...

August 14, 2020

In my latest home video recommendations column for Filmmaker Magazine, I write about Agnes Varda, some TV stuff, and Luis Iga's fun new horror film MURDER IN THE WOODS. Read it HERE

August 12, 2020

I spoke with my old friend John Lyons and his filmmaking partner Dorota Swies about their excellent new horror film UNEARTH for Filmmaker Magazine. Read our conversation HERE

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