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Who Is a Better Director, J J Abrams or Christopher Nolan?

Quora | Posted 08.06.2013 | Entertainment

I think Chris Nolan is a better director and storyteller, by far. Abrams makes good films, but I've yet to see him make a film that I would call truly "great."

Directors Must Conduct a 'Market Check' When Selling the Corporation

Brad Reid | Posted 07.28.2013 | Business
Brad Reid

The business judgment rule broadly shields directors from liability for mistakes when acting in a reasonable and informed manner. Precisely what constitutes a reasonable and informed process when directors negotiate the sale of the corporation was discussed by the Delaware Court of Chancery in an unpublished recent decision, Koehler v. NetSpend Holdings, Inc.

10 Top Female Directors

GalTime | Posted 07.17.2013 | Women

To honor female filmmakers everywhere who are slowly but surely carving out a name for themselves in the film world, here's a list of the top 10 female directors who refuse to believe Hollywood is a man's world.

Will Robert Kouba and Kickstarter Kick Ass?

Kenneth Robinson | Posted 07.03.2013 | Entertainment
Kenneth Robinson

Between Kickstarter and the rapid advances in technology, the playing field has been leveled. I predict we will soon see a blockbuster movie conceived, produced and distributed by a new age of independent film professionals, untainted by the Hollywood experience.

Who Is the Most Accomplished Film Director of All Time?

Quora | Posted 04.22.2013 | Entertainment

This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Ken Miyamoto, Screenwriter Without any hesitation or doubt, the best example in my opinion i...

Who Would Your Top Nominations for "Best Director" at the Academy Awards 2013 Be?

Quora | Posted 04.07.2013 | Entertainment

This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Mark Rogowsky,Internet Entrepeneur, @maxrogo The Academy Awards have been a farce before, b...

Hoberman: Ten Filmmakers That Will Define Cinema's Next Decade

ARTINFO | Posted 02.11.2013 | Arts

Here are 10 mid-career film directors, all in their 40s or younger. Some are still obscure, others are pretty famous -- but only a few are as well-known as they deserve to be.

YouTube Horror Directors Share Top Creepy Holiday Movies (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 02.11.2013 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

YouTube's favorite horror directors Michael Gallagher (Totally Sketch, "Smiley") and Tony V (BlackBoxTV) dish on the scariest horror movies of all ...

Is Molly Ringwald Right? Is Writing Like Acting?

Lev Raphael | Posted 10.21.2012 | Arts
Lev Raphael

I've only acted in college, but I've been a regular theater goer for as long as I've been a published author, and I think her comparisons don't hold up.

Creating a Great Board of Directors

David K. Rehr | Posted 09.29.2012 | Business
David K. Rehr

When we have a great board, it makes the mission (whether it is making great products, providing outstanding services, curing AIDS, or ending malaria in Africa) easier to achieve. So how can a CEO use his/her board members to maximize the enterprise's success?

Michel Gondry's Unexpected New Film

The Huffington Post | Lucas Kavner | Posted 05.16.2012 | Home

Michel Gondry used to have a style that was easy to pigeonhole. His "Science of Sleep," "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind" and past music video c...

A List You Can't Refuse: The 15 "Boss" Gangster Directors Of Film History

Posted 04.05.2012 | Entertainment

Martin Scorsese may very well be a product of his environment: growing up in Little Italy while struggling with his Roman Catholic faith, only later t...

What's It Like to Direct a Big Budget Movie for the First Time?

Quora | Posted 06.04.2012 | Entertainment

This question originally appeared on Quora. By Nick Rheinwald-Jones, Screenwriter Interestingly, a lot of big-budget feature directors end up bein...

Hollywood's Female Trouble: Part 2, The Directors

Xaque Gruber | Posted 06.04.2012 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

Even with Bigelow's Oscar win in 2009, why are the statistics for female directors (in both film and television) less than golden?

What Do Directors Think When People Make a Torrent for Their Movie?

Quora | Posted 02.22.2012 | Entertainment

The Motion Picture Association of America has never written me a paycheck for anything. They're not backing my picture. These are not nice guys. They are not in this business to help filmmakers at all.

[Interview] The Documentarians Who Prove That 'We're Not Broke'

Turnstyle | Posted 04.09.2012 | Entertainment

By Noah Nelson Exactly how and why the United States has found itself in financial crisis and up to its eyeballs in debt is, from one point-of-view, ...

Director Nacho Vigalondo Unearths The Romantic Soul of the Modern Nerd

Turnstyle | Posted 02.05.2012 | Entertainment

By: Noah Nelson One of my favorite films at this year's AFI Fest was Extraterrestrial (see our review), a farcical romantic comedy with a science f...

Fixing Dysfunctional Boards

Mark Goulston, M.D. | Posted 11.30.2011 | Business
Mark Goulston, M.D.

What do Hewlett Packard, Yahoo, Bank of America, Sprint-Nextel, AMD, Moody's, Best Buy, Cisco, Goldman Sachs, Sears and GE have in common?

'The Smurf Ghetto': Hollywood's New Glass Ceiling For Female Directors

Moviefone | Posted 10.31.2011 | Women

What's the top-grossing film directed by a woman? (Hint: It's not 'Big' or 'You've Got Mail' or 'It's Complicated,' and it's certainly not 'The Hurt L...

The Tabloid Truth of Errol Morris: A Video Interview

Alex Pasternack | Posted 09.24.2011 | Home
Alex Pasternack

There are plenty of things that make Tabloid newsworthy -- sex, Mormons, kidnapping, cloning -- but it was by total chance that Errol Morris' documentary opened in theaters just as the tabloid-worthy "British hacking scandal" was descending.

Boards Must Create Communication Systems to Safeguard Reputation

Brad Reid | Posted 09.20.2011 | Business
Brad Reid

While reputation is not a physical asset, directors are accountable for the proper oversight of all corporate assets.

Cannes Top Prize Contenders Announced

AP | By The Associated Press | Posted 06.14.2011 | Arts

-- Here is the list of the 19 films in competition for the top prize at this year's Cannes Film Festival, the Palme d'Or. The festival runs May 11-22...

From Hollywood to Wisconsin: A Good Day for Unions

Sally Kohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Sally Kohn

From the almost-entirely unionized Oscar winners to the public workers in Wisconsin continuing their two-week sit-in for worker justice, Americans everywhere were hopefully reminded that unions make America great.

"What Really Happened" at Time Magazine?

Rick Carnes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Rick Carnes

When Time reports on other iconic thieves, like Bernie Madoff, they most often take a victim's perspective. Why, then, do they always take the thieves' and looter's perspective when it comes to Internet piracy?

Defiant Daughter Emerges in Harlem Renaissance Era Drama

Len Hollie | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Hollie

A distinctly New York play finally lands in the city when Knock Me A Kiss, by playwright Charles Smith, begins previews Thursday in its Off-Broadway premiere.