filmmaker, artist, writer.
I am a magical creature. I like to do things, not just think about them. Jean-Luc Godard's Alphaville is my absolute favorite movie, next to almost anything by Matthew Barney, Sofia Coppola, Maya Deren, or Hayao Miyazaki. I like pleasant surprises, the scent of fresh gar
Brothers Max and Dave Fleischer, the sons of European immigrants, arrived in New York City in 1887. As a teenager, Max attended various trade schools and art programs before he began work as a cartoonist, photographer, and photo-engraver for the Brooklyn Daily Eagle. Both brothers took up animation a
Sex, melodrama, and a raunchy, dark comedy -- audiences can expect to find excesses of all these types in the works of Pedro Almodovar, a Spanish filmmaker whose homegrown popularity rivals that of Luis Bunuel. Born poor and unable to afford tuition to film school (all of which were, at any rate, clo