Wrote the foreword for "Mario Bava: All the Colors of the Dark" by Tim Lucas.
5 Biographical Movies |
16 Print Biographies |
3 Portrayals |
33 Interviews |
34 Articles |
4 Pictorials |
5 Magazine Cover Photos |
5' 4" (1.63 m)
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What does it take to be a filmmaker in Hollywood? Even today I still wonder what it takes to be a professional or even an artist in Hollywood. How do you survive the constant tug of war between personal expression and commercial imperatives? What is the price you pay to work in Hollywood? Do you end up with a split personality? Do you make one movie for them, one for yourself?
Was at one point slated to direct Clockers
(1995), but for reasons that are not entirely clear, handed the directing chores to his onetime NYU student Spike Lee
, while staying on as producer. He was also at one point going to direct Little Shop of Horrors
(1986) for David Geffen
, with Steven Spielberg
as the executive producer. He was ultimately uninvolved, but claims that he wanted to shoot the ...
Though he is particular about the aesthetics of every shot, he frequently encourages improvisation in dialogue.