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Animation and Dynamation

The Director’s Cut : The Best of Projections

Faber and Faber Limited, 2006

Book chapter

...Ray Harryhausen with two of his creations. Introduction Ray Harryhausen is undoubtedly the greatest artist in stop-motion animation alive today. In a career that spans over forty years of cinema, his name has become a by-word...

A Lot Can Happen in a Second

The Director’s Cut : The Best of Projections

Faber and Faber Limited, 2006

Book chapter

...Introduction In 1989 a young animator called Nick Park completed his first two short films: Creature Comforts and A Grand Day Out. In an unprecedented situation, both were nominated for BAFTA and Oscar awards, A Grand Day Out winning...

On Writing

The Director’s Cut : The Best of Projections

Faber and Faber Limited, 2006

Book chapter

...robert towne: As we go through Chinatown I’m hoping that I myself can find out something because I think that ideally every effort either to write a movie or deal with a movie is in some sense an act of discovery. Even when you think you...

Missing Sandy Dennis

The Director’s Cut : The Best of Projections

Faber and Faber Limited, 2006

Book chapter

...There are always moments, sometimes entire scenes and characters, that are cut out of a movie. For anyone who takes an active interest in the story they are helping to tell, whatever their capacity in a production, there is bound...

Jodie Foster talks to Mike Figgis

The Director’s Cut : The Best of Projections

Faber and Faber Limited, 2006

Book chapter

...New York, New York: De Niro and Liza Minnelli.How would you describe what you do?God, I never know how to describe it. I don’t think I do a different job as a director than I do as an actress, or as a producer. For me it’s all about...

Jeanette Helen

The Director’s Cut : The Best of Projections

Faber and Faber Limited, 2006

Book chapter

...Hello, Jeannette Helen.Jeannette Helen Morrison, yes.How long have I called you Jeannette Helen?Since you were old enough to know what my real name was.Why do you think I call you Jeannette Helen?I don’t know. Instead of calling me Mom...

Making Tarnation

The Director’s Cut : The Best of Projections

Faber and Faber Limited, 2006

Book chapter

...The feature debut of Jonathan Caouette, Tarnation is a raw, extremely personal and sensual display of self-destruction and rebirth that announces the arrival of an exceptional new cinematic visionary. Interweaving a psychedelic whirlwind...

Being True to the Character

The Director’s Cut : The Best of Projections

Faber and Faber Limited, 2006

Book chapter

...I first saw Frances McDormand in Blood Simple – an eye-opening film and a ‘where did they get that woman?’ performance. Next I saw her in Raising Arizona (a film I had been eager to see, since I had badly wanted the Nicolas Cage role...

Some Like it Dark

The Director’s Cut : The Best of Projections

Faber and Faber Limited, 2006

Book chapter

...Editor’s Note Tony Curtis was sleeping late. His daughter, Jamie Lee, had just got back from a hot summer in London shooting the sequel to A Fish Called Wanda. At our request, she took a tape recorder with her when she went to see him...

De Niro and Me

Martin Scorsese

Born in Queens, New York, in 1942, Martin Scorsese seriously contemplated the priesthood but finally embraced cinema and, following Mean Streets(1973) emerged as the pre-eminent American director of his generation. Taxi Driver won the Palme d'Or at Cannes in 1976; Raging Bull (1980) is considered the greatest American film of its decade. During the 90s, he made GoodFellas (1990) and Casino (1995). In the past decade he has made, Gangs of New York (2002), The Aviator(2004) and Shutter Island (2010). He received an Oscar of Best Director for The Departed in 2007. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Director’s Cut : The Best of Projections

Faber and Faber Limited, 2006

Book chapter

...Mean Streets Mean Streets : ‘All the abandon of a trapped animal.’ The pool table. What he did was jump on to the table. I remember him behaving with all the abandon of a trapped animal; I thought the bravado of jumping up...