100 Not Nominated For Oscars – Part 10

Just before Barbara Streisand announced Clint Eastwood as Best Director for 1992 she said commented that the award was not for a man director, or a woman director, but the best director. There mus have been some sour grapes here, given her absence in the previous year’s Best Director line-up. My own chip on the shoulder this […]

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Mike Nichols, I Admired You Before I Even Knew You

About three years ago I wanted to write about the various, lasting directorial débuts in movie history, not just in my lifetime, but before I was even born. And what impact those first films had, how it shaped their careers, what it told us about the director, and where they may be going. Unlike many bloggers or movie critics […]

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