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July 7, 2020

I interviewed cinematographer Fred Murphy about his great work on the CBS series EVIL for Filmmaker Magazine. Read it HERE

July 3, 2020

Today on Filmmaker Magazine's site, I write about SUKIYAKI WESTERN DJANGO, the original DJANGO with Franco Nero, and the fine 80s horror flick DREAM DEMON. Read it HERE 

June 28, 2020

I'm moderating an online Q&A for the American Cinematheque tomorrow night with director Josephine Decker - we'll be discussing her new movie SHIRLEY. To participate via Zoom, sign up HERE

June 27, 2020

In my latest home video column for Filmmaker Magazine, I write about the Criterion release of TOKYO OLYMPIAD, Warner Archive's new BLOOD ON THE MOON disc, and a collection of classic Westerns. Read it HERE

June 19, 2020

Another Friday, another home video recommendations column for Filmmaker Magazine. This week: thoughts on GANDHI, Ridley Scott, and Peter Hyams. Read it HERE

June 12, 2020

Today on Filmmaker Magazine's site I write about Criterion Mazursky, Travolta in URBAN COWBOY, and why Howard Deutch was a better director for John Hughes' material than Hughes himself. Read it HERE

June 5, 2020

In today's Filmmaker Magazine column I write about a Steven Spielberg masterpiece, overlooked Kevin Williamson, and Julie Plec's LEGACIES. Read it HERE

May 30, 2020

In my latest home video column for Filmmaker Magazine, I talk about a William Lustig grindhouse classic and two Adrian Lyne 80s favorites. Read it HERE

May 27, 2020

I interviewed director Lesli Linka Glatter about her work on HOMELAND (and a lot of other stuff) for Filmmaker Magazine. Read it HERE

May 24, 2020

In my latest home video recommendations column for Filmmaker Magazine, I cover THE GREAT ESCAPE, a terrific new selection of movies by women directors on Criterion, and more...read it HERE

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