Provided commentary for the Anchor Bay Entertainment DVD release of The Ipcress File
1 Print Biography |
2 Interviews |
Did You Know?
I don't actually consider The Entity
(1982) to be a horror film--it's a supernatural suspense movie. Horror is such a huge topic that has slasher films and other horrible crap attached to it and I'm not a fan of that stuff at all. I like something that gets you thinking and "The Entity" was certainly that kind of film. Horror is a convenient word that is often applied but I don't think horror is ...
Furie was originally in line to direct The Godfather
(1972) for Paramount. Producer Albert S. Ruddy
had just come off Little Fauss and Big Halsy
(1970) with Furie, and was handed the task of producing "The Godfather" after "Little Fauss" had been brought in under-budget and under-schedule. Ruddy personally requested Furie to direct the picture, but Francis Ford Coppola
's Italian heritage won the ...
Long takes that play out in intricately composed master shots (some clock in at over five minutes in length)