Peter Bogdanovich

Four decades ago, no one would have guessed that “The Other Side of The Wind” would ever see the light of day, let alone on Netflix. But here we are.
Hidden pearls exist in the world of movies, as well: films that, in spite of being brilliantly crafted and executed, never got the audience they deserved beyond a cult following. Here are a few more of our favorite hidden pearls in the world of film.
With credits dating back to 1954, Roger Corman has one of Hollywood's longest running careers, and every step of the way has fearlessly pioneered ideas in filmmaking, through all of new media's many definitions over the decades.
In 1935, at age 5, Harry Belafonte saw his first movie, Tarzan, and knew he never wanted to be one of those people from Africa
In the spirit of both Thanksgiving, and general, Internet list-making, I thought I'd write down 15 things for which I'm thankful.
Nothing says Thanksgiving like stabbing your step mother with a fork and Will Slocombe's Cold Turkey, which premieres tonight in New York at Cinema Village, gives us just that and more in this holiday film that reminds all of us why sharing our real feelings is neither safe nor festive.
Bogdanovich approaches me again –- he's a very nice fellow, but also intimidating –- and says he has time to talk. Trying
It's very nice that Oscars made a special tribute to movie musicals. The only problem is that not a single one of the musicals honored (Chicago, Dreamgirls, Les Miz) was ever eligible for Oscar's own category of "Best Original Musical."
On September 27, Dark Blood the last film that River Phoenix appeared in, yet never completed will premiere at the Netherlands Film Festival in Utrecht. Nearly nineteen years after his death, the Dutch director George Sluizer will unveil Phoenix's final film.
Corman was of the school that believed in throwing rookies into the deep water to teach them to swim. Cheaper often simply
If you grew up in the sixties and seventies, one of the seminal moments of your life had to have been the first time you saw the movie The Last Picture Show.
All the artists mentioned here appear to have been conceptual innovators, and that their puzzling declines may be a result of the fact that age is not the friend of the conceptual imagination.
With the recent dispiriting news that father-daughter duo Ryan O'Neal and Tatum O'Neal are shopping around a reality series about their potential reconciliation, let's go back to happier times, when Ryan and Tatum were co-starring in the classic Paper Moon.
Perhaps his clean-cut, boyish image obscured my ability to recognize the astonishing talent he possessed from the start. Regardless, I could see it now: Jeff Bridges has always been a lot more than a pretty face.
2009-11-12-cormanoutside.jpg He is the unbearable lightness of being a director, producer, actor, mentor. He is the most effervescent of gentlemen, one who has that gene for making it all look easy.
Do you think the bandanna is quite unusual? It feels comfortable - I'd feel bereft if I got rid of it. The New Yorker ran
Peter Bogdanovich's magisterial Runnin' Down a Dream makes a powerful case for Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers as the great American rock and roll band of the last three decades.