The Butler

Oscar snub

And the snub goes to…

It’s that time of the year again when we all dress up in our finest designer outfits, drink flutes of dazzling champagne, and walk down the red carpet towards our dreams… Well, some people will be doing that. I’ll be […]

ATW November 7, 2013

Andy Warhol’s Interview Interview: Sarah Silverman [Interview]

Guillermo Del Toro Reveals His 5 Biggest Tips For Making A Movie [BuzzFeed]

Next Gen 2013: Hollywood’s New Class [The Hollywood Reporter]

The 30 Best Films of the Decade [Film School Rejects]

Avoid My Mistakes And Successfully Manage Your Busy Week [Hello Giggles]

The 50 Most Heart-Wrenching Movies of All Time [Flavorwire]

26 Classes We Wish Our Schools Had Offered [mental floss]

The Contenders 2013: The Emotional Story Of How Laura Ziskin Fought To Get ‘The Butler’ Made Right Down To Her Dying Moments (Video) [Deadline]

ATW August 17, 2013

• The evolution of Jodie Foster: from precocious kid to Hollywood lifer [The Dissolve]

• Fact, Fiction, and ‘The Butler’: A Q&A with Danny Strong [word & film]

• The Most Awesomely Eighties 1980s Music Videos [Rolling Stone]

• The 10 Best Books About Modern Virgins [Vulture]

• Good Intentions, the Road to Hell, and the Moral Devolution of “Breaking Bad’s” Walter White [Patheos]

• 3 New Rules Of Film Publicity [Raindance Film Festival]

• 7 Inspirational Quotes from Michael J. Fox That You Can’t Help but Love … [all women stalk]

• Alfred Hitchcock’s 50 Ways to Kill a Character (and Our Favorite Hitch Resources on the Web) [Open Culture]

• Life Advice From Alice in Chains [Village Voice]

director chair

A film by …

Day one at film school I was told something which has stuck with me … “We don’t do ‘film by’ credits here. A ‘film by’ credit insinuates that you made the entire film completely by yourself, alone in a vacuum, […]

ATW Talking Points
July 22, 2013

• Comic-Con: Q&A With ‘The Wolverine’ Director James Mangold [Deadline]

• Confessions of a Springsteen Fanatic: New Bruce Fan Movie Rocks [The Wrap]

• Nicolas Cage: ‘I’m not going to blame gun violence that happens in America on movies’ [The Independent]

• The 10 Greatest Shows Never Nominated for a Best Series Emmy [Indiewire]

• Finding Hip-Hop’s Beginning in Afrika Bambaataa’s 40,000-Deep Record Collection [The Village Voice]

• Girls on Film: Helen Mirren could be one of Hollywood’s great action heroes [The Week]

• Top 10 inspirational quotes from Bruce Lee [Film-News.co.uk]

• ‘The Butler’: What’s in a Name? Everything [Huffington Post]

• Watch 25 Alfred Hitchcock Trailers, Exciting Films in Their Own Right [Open Culture]