Destin Daniel Cretton paints a perfect portrait of flaws and forgiveness in ‘THE GLASS CASTLE’

August 9th, 2017 | Interviews, Movie Interview, Movie News | 1 Comment

Courtney Howard // Film Critic There’s something relatable about being in a relationship with somebody you love, but there’s struggle and pain involved in having that relationship. Filmmaker Destin Daniel Cretton’s strength is found within the humanist way he brings voice to a story. SHORT TERM 12 put characters and their deeply flawed complexities at the forefront. Thanks to his light, tender touch adapting Jeannette Walls’ poignant memoir THE ...


‘DETROIT’ editor devoted to honesty in historical film

August 5th, 2017 | Interviews, Movie Interview | 0 Comment

Preston Barta // Editor By all accounts, Kathryn Bigelow’s DETROIT is a massive film in terms of scale and scope. It boasts a powerful ensemble cast, shows a grueling story that covers an obscure moment in history, and jumps from one location to the next in its titular city. The job of assembling all of these components was given to Academy Award-winning film editor William Goldenberg ― a veteran splicer who has cut the works of notable filmmakers such as ...


‘A GHOST STORY’ filmmakers conjure up an eloquent meditation on memory

July 24th, 2017 | Interviews, Movie Interview | 0 Comment

Preston Barta // Features Editor 'A GHOST STORY' interviews with filmmakers David Lowery and Andrew Droz Palermo We've heard it all before. "Silence is golden." And: "Actions speak louder than words." While most mainstream movies crowd their stories with dialogue and eye-popping sequences to keep from losing their audience, Dallas filmmaker David Lowery (PETE'S DRAGON) and cinematographer Andrew Droz Palermo (director of ONE AND TWO) exercise these ...