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February 5, 2019

For my latest "Focal Point" column, I spoke with groundbreaking director Euzhan Palcy about her classic film A DRY WHITE SEASON. Read it on Filmmaker Magazine's website HERE

October 19, 2018

I interviewed Wim Wenders about directing and restoring WINGS OF DESIRE for Filmmaker Magazine. Read our conversation HERE

October 17, 2018

I interviewed Bradley Cooper for the latest issue of Filmmaker Magazine. Read our conversation on working with Lady Gaga, consulting with Terrence Malick, and shooting one of the best films of the year in 42 days HERE


September 21, 2018

I interviewed director John Peter Kousakis about his work on NCIS: LOS ANGELES for Filmmaker Magazine. Read it HERE

July 20, 2018

I interviewed Steven Soderbergh about one of the movies that made me want to make movies, SEX, LIES, AND VIDEOTAPE. Read our Filmmaker Magazine conversation HERE

July 2, 2018

I interviewed Bryan Spicer about producing and directing one of my favorite TV shows, HAWAII FIVE-0, for Filmmaker Magazine. Read our conversation HERE

June 29, 2018

I wrote about a number of pioneering black filmmakers for Filmmaker Magazine this week. Read my thoughts on SWEET SWEETBACK'S BAADASSSSS SONG, the films of Jamaa Fanaka, and PERSONAL PROBLEMS by clicking HERE

June 22, 2018

For today's Filmmaker Magazine column, I wrote about Steven Soderbergh's UNSANE, Fritz Lang's THE WOMAN IN THE WINDOW, and the terrific DC show BLACK LIGHTNING. Read it HERE

June 15, 2018

Thoughts on two very different coming of age movies, MORE AMERICAN GRAFFITI and SPETTERS, for my latest Filmmaker Magazine piece - read it HERE

June 8, 2018

For my latest Filmmaker Magazine column, I write about Vincente Minnelli's DESIGNING WOMAN, Stanley Donen's SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS, and the finale of the great TV show THE FOSTERS. Read it HERE

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