Keyword: filmmaker

King Kong

King Kong (2005)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 180 minutes Release date: 12/13/2005
It is 1933, and vaudeville actress Ann Darrow has found herself--like so many other New Yorkers during the Great Depression--without the means to earn a living. Unwilling to compromise and allow herself to sink into a career in burlesque, she considers her limited options while aimlessly wandering the streets of Manhattan. When her hunger drives her to unsuccessfully try to steal an apple from a...
Argo

Argo (2012)

Rated: R Runtime: 120 minutes Release date: 10/11/2012
During the Iran hostage crisis, the CIA and Hollywood collaborated in a life-or-death covert operation to rescue six Americans. Their role in these events was little-known until information was declassified many years later. On November 4, 1979, as the Iranian revolution reaches its boiling point, militants storm the U.S. Embassy in Tehran, taking 52 Americans hostage. In the midst of the chaos...
Seduced and Abandoned

Seduced and Abandoned (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 100 minutes Release date: 10/17/2013
For ten days in May 2012, director James Toback and actor Alec Baldwin worked their way through the Cannes Film Festival in an attempt to secure financing for a proposed film project, a political-erotic Middle Eastern adventure inspired by Bernardo Bertolucci's classic "Last Tango in Paris." As they dashed around - hopeful against all odds - Toback filmed the hilarious and revealing proceedings...
Hitchcock

Hitchcock (2012)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 98 minutes Release date: 11/22/2012
Behind Alfred Hitchcock - the extraordinary film icon known for orchestrating some of the most intense cinematic experiences of menace and intrigue audiences have ever seen - was a hidden side that included a creatively explosive romance with his steadfast wife and filmmaking collaborator, Alma Reville. Their captivating and complex love story is shown through the sly, shadowy lens of their most...
Don Peyote

Don Peyote (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 98 minutes Release date: 05/15/2014
A midlife crisis over his upcoming wedding sends 32-year-old unemployed stoner Warren Allman on the drug trip of a lifetime. Fueled by vivid apocalyptic dreams, Warren becomes obsessed with 2012 Doomsday theories and decides to make a documentary on the subject while his fiancé is busy planning their wedding.

Rosakinder (2012)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2012
Five directors pay a tribute to their mentor Rosa von Praunheim, one of Germany's most uninhibited, confrontational and honest directors. To commemorate his seventieth birthday, these "Rosakinder" (pink children) create a cinematic tribute. As they describe their own careers in filmmaking, the influence of Rosa von Praunheim upon key phases of their lives and creative output becomes apparent.
Dir: Tom Tykwer
With: N/A
Lucky Them

Lucky Them (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 96 minutes Release date: 05/29/2014
More interested in partying and flirting with young musicians than working, veteran rock journalist Ellie Klug has one last chance to prove her value to her magazine's editor: a no-stone-unturned search to discover what really happened to long lost rock god Matthew Smith, who also happens to be her ex-boyfriend. Teaming up with an eccentric amateur documentary filmmaker, Ellie hits the road in...
Instructions Not Included

Instructions Not Included (2013)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 115 minutes Release date: 08/29/2013
Valentin is Acapulco's resident playboy-until a former fling leaves a baby on his doorstep and takes off without a trace. Valentin leaves Mexico for Los Angeles to find the baby's mother, but only ends up finding a new home for himself and his newfound daughter, Maggie. An unlikely father figure, Valentin raises Maggie for six years, while also establishing himself as one of Hollywood's top...

Eastwood Directs: The Untold Story (2012)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 61 minutes Release date: 11/29/2012
An exploration of Clint Eastwood's directorial method dissects the skills that have ensured his four decades of success. Bringing together the insights of Martin Scorsese, Meryl Streep, Gene Hackman, Morgan Freeman and many others, we observe a dynamic portrait of the man, the colleague and the creator.

While We're Young (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 07/05/2014
Super 8

Super 8 (2011)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 112 minutes Release date: 06/09/2011
In the summer of 1979, a group of friends in a small Ohio town witness a catastrophic train crash while making a super 8 movie and soon suspect that it was not an accident. Shortly after, unusual disappearances and inexplicable events begin to take place in town, and the local Deputy tries to uncover the truth - something more terrifying than any of them could have imagined.
Corman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel

Corman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel (2011)

Rated: R Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 12/15/2011
Blue jeans, sock-hops and drive-in movies: the Fifties were America's age of innocence. But stalking the depths of its post-nuclear bliss, mass paranoia became fuel for Joseph McCarthy's brand of Red Scare terror propaganda. Bomb shelters were a deluxe feature in every American home, government-sponsored educational reels promised an imminent nuclear threat from across the Atlantic, and Hollywood...
Thousand Cuts

A Thousand Cuts (2011)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 85 minutes Release date: 11/29/2011
A hot young director known for his hugely successful violent horror films finds himself trapped in his house with a man who has a violent grudge against him. Frank Bennet wants revenge on the moviemaker for the death of his daughter in an incident inspired by the director's first film, and is hell bent on getting it when he shows up at the director's house determined to teach the filmmaker the...
Cinemanovels

Cinemanovels (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 89 minutes Release date: 07/02/2014
Grace had not spoken to her recently deceased father, a fabled filmmaker, in years. She surprises her confidant and herself when, on a trip to pick up some of his belongings, she offers to help put together a retrospective of his work and finds herself influenced in strange and significant ways.

Howard Cantour.com (2011)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2011
Film critic Howard Cantour lives his life vicariously through movies. But Howard is no sellout as he always calls it like he sees it. Now, he must face the challenge of reviewing his film hero's latest movie.
Women in Film

Women in Film (2000)

Rated: R Runtime: 86 minutes Release date: 11/29/2000
An emotional look at three women in contemporary cinema: independent producer Phyllis Wolfe is in the midst of a breakdown; casting director Sara Radisson-Stein has just given birth to a blind infant; and sociopathic masseuse Gina Tolk steals energy from her celebrity clients.
Loitering With Intent

Loitering With Intent (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 80 minutes Release date: 11/29/2013
After running into a film producer eager to invest in a new project, aspiring writers Dominic and Raphael need to come up with a script fast, so the pair head to the seclusion of upstate New York to churn out their masterpiece. But when Dominic's siren of a sister turns up desperate for reprieve from her boyfriend, they soon realize they are in for more than they bargained for.
Canyons

The Canyons (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 100 minutes Release date: 08/01/2013
While calculating young movie producer Christian makes films to keep his trust fund intact, his actress girlfriend Tara hides an affair with an actor from her past. But Christian becomes aware of her infidelity, which leads the young Angelenos into a violent, sexually-charged tour through the dark side of human nature.
Who's Afraid of Vagina Wolf?

Who's Afraid of Vagina Wolf? (2012)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 83 minutes Release date: 11/29/2012
Filmmaker Anna has just turned 40 and she is going through a a midlife crisis. She has neither job nor girlfriend, and lives in her friend's garage. For the past few years, she has been on a road going nowhere and she has no idea how to get what she wants. Just when she is about to give up entirely, she meets the enchanting Katia who becomes her muse and sets her on a path of self-discovery...
Happy Endings

Happy Endings (2005)

Rated: R Runtime: 130 minutes Release date: 07/14/2005
Mamie is being blackmailed. This filmmaker named Nicky claims to know Mamie's son--the one she gave up for adoption--but Nicky won't introduce her to him unless he can film their reunion. Enter Javier, Mamie's massage therapist boyfriend, who convinces Nicky to film him instead. Now they're all making a movie about massage--and 'happy endings.' Charley has a longtime boyfriend named Gil. Their...
Story of Film: An Odyssey

The Story of Film: An Odyssey (2010)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 900 minutes Release date: 11/29/2010
Follow the history of the movies from their earliest days in nickelodeons to the multi-plexes of today. Film historian Mark Cousins guides this 15-part tour of the history of cinema, filmed all over the globe and featuring film clips and interviews with the artists that shaped the movies like Kyoko Kagawa, Gus van Sant, Lars Von Trier, Wim Wenders, Bernardo Bertolucci, Robert Towne, Jane Campion...
2 Jacks

2 Jacks (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 91 minutes Release date: 10/17/2013
Legendary film director Jack Hussar, notorious gambler and womanizer, returns to the LA scene to raise money for his next feature film. In one eventful night, he seduces the stunning Diana, attends some wild industry parties and narrowly escapes a brush with the law, all before playing a high-stakes poker game at dawn. Years later, Jack Hussar Jr. arrives in Hollywood to follow his father's career...
Law of Desire

Law of Desire (1987)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 101 minutes Release date: 03/28/1987
Famous film and stage writer/director Pablo Quintero lives the high life in modern Madrid. Along with his work, his days are filled with casual drug use and sexual encounters with other men. However, Pablo runs into trouble when he becomes the object of obsession for a handsome young man.