Paul Greengrass is an English writer and director who is known for specialising in docu-drama and his partiular hand-held camera style. He started out directing made-for tv movies, and co-authored a book called Spycatcher that the British government tried unsuccessfully to ban. But he came to prom
Errol Morris may be always be known as the man who inspired director Warner Herzog to eat his own shoe, but the storied career of the Academy Award winning documentarian has done its own part to establish him as an artist who can surely walk on his own two feet.
A World War I flying ace, a piano-factory worker who earned a degree in medicine, a published anthropologist, a scenarist with Hungarian silents, and most notably, a Hollywood filmmaker for Universal Studios, Paul Fejos appears in film histories as a short footnote. He's remembered, and occasional
Sometimes an artist's greatest works arise out of a short whirlwind of creative activity, a kind of concentrated period of labor. For example, Faulkner produced his most acclaimed novels in the short span of eight years. Carol Reed is another prime example -- between 1947 and 1952, this director mad