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August 3, 2020

Here's a special treat: the pre-release festival cut of THE TROUBLE WITH THE TRUTH, the film I directed with Lea Thompson and John Shea, is now streaming FREE on the Tubi platform. Check it out on Tubi HERE, or if you want to see the final release version watch it on A...

July 31, 2020

New on Filmmaker Magazine's site, my thoughts on new Blu-rays of THE SIN OF NORA MORAN, the great John Cusack-James Spader political drama TRUE COLORS, and a trio of Carole Lombard classics. Read the column HERE

July 30, 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...

July 27, 2020

I spoke with director Catherine Hardwicke about her new Quibi series DON'T LOOK DEEPER for Filmmaker Magazine. Read our conversation HERE

July 23, 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...

July 21, 2020

I interviewed director of photography Jeremy Osbern about shooting THE BIG UGLY with the RED Gemini for Filmmaker Magazine. Read it HERE

July 19, 2020

I interviewed Val Kilmer via Zoom for the American Cinematheque's summer book club. Watch our discussion on Youtube HERE

July 17, 2020

Lots of good new stuff in my latest column for Filmmaker Magazine - read my thoughts on a couple new thrillers, the Criterion MARRIAGE STORY, and underrated Nick Nolte and Debra Winger HERE

July 15, 2020

Just a friendly reminder that my first (and given how much work it was, possibly my last!) book is now available at Amazon and other online booksellers. It's a tome on episodic TV directing that contains interviews with over a dozen of my favorite filmmakers, including...

July 10, 2020

My latest home video column is now up on Filmmaker Magazine's site - thoughts on Bruce Lee, Milos Forman's HAIR, and the great 90s miniseries WILD PALMS. Read it HERE

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