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Directing's the best part. Whenever I've directed something, there's this feeling of demand and focus that I like. And secondly, it means that you've gotten through all the writing stuff, and the producing stuff, and casting, and prep, and all those stages that are seemingly endless. So directing is sort of the reward for all the work you put in before. And then there's the editing, which is ...
In 2011, during an interview on the NPR program "Fresh Air with Terry Gross", writer/director Abrams told a story about getting to attend a very early rough-cut screening of Escape from New York
(1981) with his father, producer Gerald W. Abrams
(who knew that his then-15-year-old son was a huge fan of John Carpenter
). Abrams told Gross that during the discussion afterward, Gerald suggested ...
Often includes a subplot about a box with mysterious contents