Dick Laurent is dead… -Fred Madison USC School of Cinematic Arts Presents LOST HIGHWAY Rating: R | Runtime: 134 Minutes | Year: 1997 | Trailer: Highway Tuesday, November 20th, 2012 | 7:00 PM Followed by a Q&A with Patricia Arquette, Bill Pullman and SCA Writing Professor Mary Sweeney! University of Southern California The Ray Stark […]Read more "Pick for 11.20.12 – “Lost Highway”"
I, like most people, came out to Hollywood to get into movies. I was writing scripts and TV show ideas but really I was just a PA and intern and just digging ditches. So two things that sort of collided: I knew I wanted to make a movie, right? But also when I met Wayne […]Read more "Pick for 8.28.12 – “Beauty Is Embarrassing”"
You always want the public to like it because, at the end, you don’t make movies for yourself; you make them so they can be seen. -Marjane Satrapi USC School of Cinematic Arts Presents CHICKEN WITH PLUMS Rating: PG-13 | Runtime: 93 Minutes | Year: 2011 | Trailer: Chicken Tuesday, August 7th, 2012 | 7:00 […]Read more "Pick for 8.7.12 – “Chicken with Plums”"
Well, he listens, which is good. I think the minute that Chis decided to do the film, his goal was to do it because of want I wanted to do with it. And he trusted my choices. -Julie Delpy USC School of Cinematic Arts Presents 2 DAYS IN NEW YORK Rating: R | Runtime: 96 […]Read more "Pick for 8.2.12 – “2 Days in New York”"
It felt much more important to meet those people and look them in the eye and understand that. If you fictionalize it, you lose all of that, and that’s why I felt it was important to make it a documentary. It had to be a documentary. -Bart Layton USC School of Cinematic Arts Presents THE […]Read more "Pick for 7.31.12 – “The Imposter”"
I just don’t understand people who would walk out on a movie. -Takashi Miike USC School of Cinematic Arts Presents HARA-KIRI: DEATH OF A SAMURAI Rating: Unrated | Runtime: 126 Minutes | Year: 2011 | Trailer: Samurai Tuesday, July 17th, 2012 | 7:00 PM University of Southern California The Ray Stark Family Theatre George Lucas […]Read more "Pick for 7.17.12 – “Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai”"
Over the years, I had written a few screenplays that I didn’t really show to anybody much, but then I started making short films just as a learning process, making them for myself to help me explore. And then my father’s death really lit a fire under my ass; time really seemed of the essence, […]Read more "Pick for 6.20.12 – “Beyond the Black Rainbow”"
Crom, I have never prayed to you before. I have no tongue for it. No one, not even you, will remember if we were good men or bad. Why we fought, or why we died. All that matters is that two stood against many. That’s what’s important! Valor pleases you, Crom… so grant me one […]Read more "Pick for 3.30.12 – “Conan the Barbarian”"