Tag: director

White Hunter Black Heart (1990) 6.6

White Hunter Black Heart (1990)

The world famous movie Director John Wilson (Clint Eastwood) has gone to Africa to make his next movie. He is an obstinate, contrary director who'd rather hunt elephants than take care of his crew or movie. He has become...

Day for Night (1973) 8

Day for Night (1973)

The shooting of "Je vous presente Pamela" (may I introduce Pamela) begins. This is the story of en English married wife falling in love and running away with the father of her French husband. Will be simultaneously shown...

Blue Money (1972) 4.3

Blue Money (1972)

Handsome and successful Jim appears to have it all: he's married to the beautiful and supportive Lisa, has a healthy baby, and works a cool gig as the director of hardcore porno fare. Jim's seemingly perfect life starts ...

Lions Love (… and Lies) (1969) 6

Lions Love (… and Lies) (1969)

Three actors in Hollywood live and love together. A director comes from New York to make a movie about actors and Hollywood....

Hollywood Story (1951) 6.7

Hollywood Story (1951)

Hollywood 1950: The successful producer Larry O'Brian arrives in Los Angeles to found a motion picture company. He buys an old studio which was unused since the days of silent movies. He's shown the office where the famo...

An Alan Smithee Film: Burn Hollywood Burn (1997) 3.5

An Alan Smithee Film: Burn Hollywood Burn (1997)

Director Alan Smithee comes to Hollywood to make a movie. Due to a variety of factors, he decides to disown it and direct it under a pseudonym. Unfortunately, the Director's Guild requires that if a director disowns a mo...

Norm of the North (2015) 3.4

Norm of the North (2015)

Norm the polar bear is the son of the king of the Arctic. In his youth, he develops the ability to speak to humans, a trait shared by his grandfather. Because of this, he is made an outcast from the other animals, only b...

Frank Capra’s American Dream (1997) (TV) 7.4

Frank Capra’s American Dream (1997) (TV)

The life and career of legendary, three-time Oscar winner Frank Capra is explored in this acclaimed documentary through clips from his films, interviews with friends, family, and co-workers, and revealing archival film i...

American Zombieland (2020) 4.4

American Zombieland (2020)

In a sleepy town, one man, a wannabe horror film director is about to have his life and the world he knows change forever. Finally, he gets the big break he has been waiting a lifetime for, but its not Hollywood knocking...

The Aerialist (2020) 4

The Aerialist (2020)

An aerialist rehearsing for a rock tour battles age, injury, and a young director scheming to end her career....

Wszystko na sprzedaz (1969) 6.8

Wszystko na sprzedaz (1969)

The disappearance of the leading actor from the film's set worries its director Andrzej. He embarks on a journey to look out for the actor with a young actor and missing actor's wife and mistress.::Film Critic Lalit Rao ...

Twisted Obsession (1989) 5.6

Twisted Obsession (1989)

Dan Gillis, an American screenwriter living in Paris, recently abandoned by his wife, and getting used to his new life as a bachelor while trying to take care of his son, Danny - is commissioned to write a script for a m...

8½-1963 8

8½-1963

Guido is a film director, trying to relax after his last big hit. He can't get a moment's peace, however, with the people who have worked with him in the past constantly looking for more work. He wrestles with his consci...

Someone to Love-1987 5.9

Someone to Love-1987

Filmmaker Danny Sapir and actress Helen Eugene are several months into their relationship. Helen's want for neither to "sleep over" following their sexual encounters - Helen says because she still feels more comfortable ...

A Charlie Brown Christmas-1965 8.3

A Charlie Brown Christmas-1965

When Charlie Brown complains about the overwhelming materialism that he sees amongst everyone during the Christmas season, Lucy suggests that he become director of the school Christmas paegent. Charlie Brown accepts, but...

Arirang-2011 6.9

Arirang-2011

Documentary on director Kim Ki-Duk looking back at his film career.::Anonymous...

QT8: The First Eight-2019 7.3

QT8: The First Eight-2019

A documentary that focuses on the first 21 years of Quentin Tarantino's career and includes interviews with his frequent collaborators.::Anonymous...

Bruce Lee: The Man, the Myth-1976 5.2

Bruce Lee: The Man, the Myth-1976

Fighting sequences and drama of the famed martial arts icon grace this biopic as he goes from Hong Kong, to studying at the University of Washington in Seattle, to California, and the beginnings of his Hollywood career. ...

Monkey Up-2016 4

Monkey Up-2016

With their parents preoccupied with their new careers, a young girl and her brother befriend a talking monkey who is struggling to be taken seriously as an actor....

The Country Girl-1954 7.3

The Country Girl-1954

Washed up singer/actor Frank Elgin has a chance to make a come-back when director Bernie Dodd offers him the leading role in his new musical. Frank however is very insecure, turns to alcohol and shuns even the smallest o...

Queen of the Lot-2010 5.6

Queen of the Lot-2010

An electronic ankle bracelet and being under house arrest aren't about to stop up-and-coming actress Maggie Chase (Tanna Frederick) from the two things she craves the most: real fame and true love. With more "Google poin...

Nick Nolte: No Exit-2008 6.6

Nick Nolte: No Exit-2008

Via computer conferencing, a clean-shaven journalist, in crisp blue shirt, expensive cream jacket, and matching wide-brimmed hat, played by Nick Nolte, interviews a florid-faced underdressed, slightly unkempt Nick Nolte....

Ninety Degrees in the Shade-1965 6.7

Ninety Degrees in the Shade-1965

In a Prague shop, an assistant has been carrying on an affair with the dishonest, married manager. An emotionally repressed auditor with domestic problems of his own uncovers serious stock discrepancies. A test of loyalt...

Radioland Murders-1994 6.3

Radioland Murders-1994

In 1939, WBN, a fourth radio network, is about to take to America's airwaves. As if the confusion of the premiere night wasn't enough, Penny Henderson, the owner's secretary, must deal with an unhappy sponsor, an overbea...

You Shoot, I Shoot-2001 7.4

You Shoot, I Shoot-2001

During a slack period, contract killers market their business as a consumer experience.::aps42...

Incident at Loch Ness-2004 6.5

Incident at Loch Ness-2004

This is a mockumentary within a mockumentary. The ensemble cast is a Who's Who of modern filmmaking, from Werner Herzog, independent director (Nosferatu, Grizzly Man, Rescue Dawn) playing himself directing a documentary,...

Hitchcock-2012 6.8

Hitchcock-2012

In 1959, Sir Alfred Hitchcock (Sir Anthony Hopkins) and his wife, Alma Reville (Dame Helen Mirren), are at the top of their creative game as filmmakers amidst disquieting insinuations about it being time to retire. To re...

Werner Herzog Eats His Shoe-1980 7.2

Werner Herzog Eats His Shoe-1980

A passionate cook, acclaimed filmmaker Werner Herzog stuffs some culinary aromatics into his shoe and uses the laces to truss it like a chicken, before he sticks it into a pot with water and duck fat to stew it. It is so...

Madeline’s Madeline-2018 6.4

Madeline’s Madeline-2018

A theatre director's latest project takes on a life of its own when her young star takes her performance too seriously.::Anonymous...

Hooper-1978 6.3

Hooper-1978

Aging stuntman Sonney Hooper is still on top as one of the best stuntmen in the business. But up and coming Ski is starting to do bigger and better stunts. Hooper has the experience to setup a stunt safely, and Ski lacks...

An Adventure in Space and Time-2013 8.3

An Adventure in Space and Time-2013

In 1963 Sydney Newman, progressive head of BBC TV's drama department, wants to fill a Saturday tea-time slot with a show with youth appeal and hits on the idea of an august figure, like a doctor, leading a group of compa...

Sullivan’s Travels-1941 8

Sullivan’s Travels-1941

Sullivan is a successful, spoiled, and naive director of fluff films, with a heart-o-gold, who decides he wants to make a film about the troubles of the downtrodden poor. Much to the chagrin of his producers, he sets off...

Takeshis’-2005 6.4

Takeshis’-2005

Beat Takeshi lives the busy and sometimes surreal life of a showbiz celebrity. One day he meets his blond lookalike named Kitano, a shy convenience store cashier, who, still an unknown actor, is waiting for his big break...

De Palma-2015 7.4

De Palma-2015

In the annals of Hollywood film since the artistic glories of the New Hollywood era, few have a better reputation and body of work in the field of suspense films exploring the contemporary darkness in American life than ...

42nd Street-1933 7.4

42nd Street-1933

Renowned Broadway producer/director Julian Marsh is hired to put together a new musical revue. It's being financed by Abner Dillon to provide a starring vehicle for his girlfriend, songstress Dorothy Brock. Marsh, who is...

Ed Wood-1994 7.8

Ed Wood-1994

Because of his eccentric habits and bafflingly strange films, director Edward D. Wood Jr. is a Hollywood outcast. Nevertheless, with the help of the formerly famous Bela Lugosi and a devoted cast and crew of show-busines...

Kissing Jessica Stein-2001 6.4

Kissing Jessica Stein-2001

Jessica Stein is a single, straight, successful, journalist, part of a bonded Jewish family living in New York City, who finds herself not as straight as she thought when Jessica meets and begins an intense friendship wi...

Jodorowsky’s Dune-2013 8.1

Jodorowsky’s Dune-2013

The story of cult film director Alejandro Jodorowsky's ambitious but ultimately doomed film adaptation of the seminal science fiction novel.::Sony Pictures Classics...

Filming ‘Othello’-1978 7.5

Filming ‘Othello’-1978

Filming Othello begins with Welles standing behind a moviola. He directly addresses the camera and announces: "This is to be a conversation, certainly not anything so formal as a lecture, and what we're going to talk abo...

Curtains-1983 5.7

Curtains-1983

Samantha Sherwood has worked with the well-known director Jonathan Stryker on all his major films. She naturally assumes she has been given the title role in his latest venture, "Audra". He tells her that she nn needs to...