February 21, 2018

Anne Hathaway Eyeing Role in Iran-Contra Film, The Last Thing He Wanted

Dee Rees, the director of Mudbound, Pariah, and Bessie, is teaming up with Anne Hathaway for her next project. Variety reports that Rees will direct a big screen adaptation of Joan Didion’s...

September 20, 2017

TIFF 2017: The Films That Made the Biggest Splash

...Call Me By Your Name (Sony Pictures Classics) and Dee Rees’ Mudbound (Netflix). The former, with a script by the legendary James Ivory, is a sensual pean to first love, culture and...

February 27, 2018

Oscar-Nominee Greta Gerwig On Moving Behind the Camera for her Solo Directorial Debut Lady Bird

...(The Disaster Artist), Scott Frank & James Mangold and Michael Green (Logan), Aaron Sorkin (Molly’s Game), and Virgil Williams & Dee Rees (Mudbound). Fans of Greta Gerwig know her as the go-to...

July 5, 2018
(l to r.) Tessa Thompson as Detroit and Lakeith Stanfield as Cassius Green star in director Boots Riley's SORRY TO BOTHER YOU, an Annapurna Pictures release. Photo Credit: Annapurna Pictures

Writer/Director Boots Riley on his Staggeringly Original Sorry to Bother You

...of Mudbound. Nobody was totally sold, but they were interested. Then I got into the directors lab, and was working on who to cast in the film. We were going through different...

January 9, 2019
L to R: Director Ryan Coogler on set with Cinematographer Rachel Morrison. Ph: Matt Kennedy. ©Marvel Studios 2018

Oscar Watch: Black Panther Cinematographer Rachel Morrison on how to Make an Intimate Epic

When Oscar-nominated cinematographer Rachel Morrison (the first woman ever nominated in the category for her work on Mudbound) started working on Black Panther, she had an uncanny feeling; this massive, ultimately groundbreaking...

February 28, 2018

Oscar-Nominee Aaron Sorkin on his Directorial Debut Molly’s Game

...(Logan), and Virgil Williams and Dee Rees (Mudbound). Screenwriter Aaron Sorkin is famed for writing the words uttered by The West Wing’s imaginary president and the semi-fictionalized tech magnates of Steve Jobs...

February 28, 2018

Oscar-Nominated Cinematographer Dan Laustsen on The Shape of Water's Fluid Fable

...Dan Laustsen is nominated alongside Roger Deakins (Blade Runner 2049), Bruno Delbonnel (Darkest Hour), Hoyte van Hoytema (Dunkirk) and Rachel Morrison (Mudbound). The full list of the Oscar nominees can be found...

January 24, 2018

This new "Kinetic Energy" Black Panther Solves a Curious Puzzle

...her incredible work on Mudbound? How about writer/director Ryan Coogler, one of Hollywood’s rising stars, or Chadwick Boseman in the title role, or Michael B. Jordan as the villain, or the entire...

March 1, 2018

Chatting With Call Me By Your Name's Legendary Screenwriter James Ivory

...(Adapted Screenplay), alongside The Disaster Artist’s Scott Neustadter & Michael H. Weber; Logan’s Scott Frank, James Mangold and Michael Green; Molly’s Game Aaron Sorkin; and Mudbound’s Virgil Williams and Dee Rees. What...

February 13, 2018

Oscar-Nominated Disaster Artist Screenwriters on the Art of Adaptation

...them in a category with James Ivory (Call Me By Your Name), Aaron Sorkin (Molly’s Game), Dee Rees and Virgil Williams (Mudbound) and the writing team of Scott Frank, James Mangold and...

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