Stanley Kubrick (1928-1999) was not only a revolutionary film director, he was a truly visionary artist. His movies are uniquely intense, always intelligently and aesthetically shot. Kubrick movies push boundaries, Kubrick movies think. His final work Eyes Wide Shut (1999), is movie of exceptional direction and represents one of his strongest… Read More >
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The woman’s slender frame is packed with an unimaginable energy: Not only does she possess nearly unlimited potential as an artist—she is also supporting the next generation of creative minds. More or less unbeknown to the public, Sofia Coppola has established a Los Angeles talent factory together with her brother, Roman. The year 2011 marked the fifteenth anniversary of the foundation of the Directors Bureau, a think tank between commerce and art. This bold combination is More—
From 1971–1973, filmmaker Jack Hazan gained intimate access to David Hockney and his circle of friends and lovers to create A Bigger Splash. It was a critical time in Hockney’s life. A long-term relationship with fellow painter Peter Schlesinger had recently dissolved and during this acutely emotional period he was under pressure to work faster and create new work. Rather than filming a pure documentary, Hazan crafted a mesmerising film, using a More—
In 1978, Wim Wenders followed the call of Hollywood and headed west to direct a film for the production company American Zoetrope, which had been founded by Francis Ford Coppola and George Lucas. The film was Hammett, a biographical work about the author and former—