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Monday, Apr. 1, 2019
Spring 2019 Director's Profile: Adam McKay
While a DGA Award is a high honor, Adam McKay was in even more rarefied air this year when he scored two Guild nominations for different projects--for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film for Vice , and in the Dramatic TV Series category for the HBO series Succession . While Alfonso...
Monday, Apr. 1, 2019
Spring 2019 Director's Profile: Spike Jonze
A couple of months ago, Spike Jonze of production house MJZ won his first career DGA Award. He topped the field of commercialmakers on the strength of Apple Homepod’s “Welcome Home” out of TBWA\Media Arts Lab. The piece stars musician and dancer FKA twigs who is situated in her rather modest,...
Monday, Apr. 1, 2019
Spring 2019 Director's Profile: Matthew Heineman
While A Private War recently earned him a DGA Award nomination for Outstanding Directorial Achievement of a First-Time Feature Film Director, Matthew Heineman is no stranger to Guild honors. He is actually a two-time DGA Award winner as a documentarian--for Cartel Land (also nominated for a Best...
Monday, Apr. 1, 2019
Spring 2019 Director's Profile: Lauren Greenfield
Just a couple of months ago, director Lauren Greenfield, along with her partner Frank Evers, launched Girl Culture Films. The new venture is designed to amplify female and diverse directorial voices in the advertising world. Greenfield is creative director of the shop while continuing to direct...
Friday, Mar. 29, 2019
Preview: Turning 71, Emmys Have Plenty Of New Wrinkles
The 71st Emmy Awards are fast approaching with an entry deadline of May 6, nominations-round voting slated to get underway on June 10 and end on June 24, with nominations announced on July 16, final round voting to commence on August 15 and end on August 29, and then the Creative Arts Emmy Awards...
Tuesday, Mar. 26, 2019
Review: Director Tim Burton's "Dumbo"
The original "Dumbo" was released in the summer of 1941 while Germany was spreading across Europe and war was breaking out in the Pacific. Crafted as a simpler Disney fable after the more extravagant "Fantasia" disappointed at the box office, "Dumbo" — only 64 minutes in length — took flight just...
Monday, Mar. 25, 2019
Review: Director John Lee Hancock's "The Highwaymen" 
It's hard to begin watching the Netflix movie "The Highwaymen" and not think about the way it will inevitably end — in a famous ambush and a hail of bullets. That's what happened to Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow on May 23, 1934, the day the law finally caught up to the couple who had spent years...
Saturday, Mar. 23, 2019
Review: Director David F. Sandberg's "Shazam!"
Holy superhero fatigue, Batman, "Shazam!" is actually good. OK, so it's basically "Big" with superheroes and villains instead of businesspeople and girlfriends, but director David F. Sandberg has infused his film with so much heart and charm that it hardly matters. Even the deficiencies, like the...
Wednesday, Mar. 20, 2019
Review: Director Jordan Peele's "Us"
Jordan Peele has tightened his grip in "Us," a less satirical and more slaughterhouse horror parable than the writer-director's astonishing debut, "Get Out," that despite its deficiencies will leave all who enter its shadowy world convinced of Peele's growing command as a singular conjurer of...
Thursday, Mar. 14, 2019
Review: A Trip To "Wonder Park" 
There's always that moment on roller coasters when the lap bar gets locked down and you slowly, agonizingly ride up to the first drop. You know the next few minutes are going to be harrowing — you just don't know how bad. So here's a warning about the new animated amusement park film "Wonder Park...

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