Posted: June 9, 2014 | Author: Donald | Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: Audrey Tatou, Bruce Davison, Cedric Klapisch, Clive Owen, Cold in July, Don Johnson, Fred Schepsi, Gerald di Pego, Jim Mickle, Juliet Binoche, Kelly Reilly, Michael C. Hall, Nick Damici, Romain Duris, Sam Shepard, Words and Pictures | 1 Comment »
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Ofttimes of late, and not so late, I get into a discussion/argument/knock down drag out fight as to whether the director or the screenwriter is more important to the success of a movie, or even to the existence of a movie. The conflict usually boils down to which is more important, the visual or written aspects.
It’s a silly argument, at least it should be, because the answer is that both are important and neither should be denigrated (and are often so intermingled that you can’t even tell what part of the film resulted from one over the other). It’s a pretty obvious conclusion, though you’d be surprised as to how many people don’t go for the obvious. Read the rest of this entry »