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Michael Apted

The Film That's Nearly 50 Years In The Making

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 10.15.2013 | Fifty

What started out as an examination of the British class system has turned into a fascinating chronicle of aging, 50 years in the making. Director Mich...

This Movie Took 49 Years To Make

AP | Posted 10.07.2013 | Entertainment

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — Filmmaker Michael Apted has learned to start with what he calls a blank slate when making his "Up" documentaries. Since...

Michael Moore Accused Of Bias In Oscar Voting

Posted 05.14.2013 | Entertainment

Academy Award-winning producer Gerald R. Molen, who's worked on iconic films like "Rain Main," "Schindler's List" and "Jurassic Park," is demanding th...

Filmwax Radio Interview: Michael Apted on 56 Up

Kristin McCracken | Posted 03.17.2013 | Entertainment
Kristin McCracken

At age 71, director Michael Apted is only 15 years older than the subjects of his lifelong Up series of documentaries. Though the age difference is almost negligible today, it was quite significant in 1964.

Live From the Dubai International Film Festival: Day 5

Marshall Fine | Posted 02.13.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

At 71, director Michael Apted feels he's far from finished working in film -- though it gets increasingly difficult to make the kind of movies he most wants to make.

The Drive Dilemma: False Advertising at the Movies

Mark Juddery | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Mark Juddery

If cinema-goers insist on lawsuits, I can think of a few more deserving movies over the years, including a few advertisements that are plain misleading.

Live Like Jay: Love. Fear. And the Chasing Mavericks Premiere

Abigail Spencer | Posted 10.25.2012 | Los Angeles
Abigail Spencer

It's a beautiful and terrifying creature when things become bigger than you. Chasing Mavericks, the story of Jay Moriarity and Frosty Hesson, has become bigger than all of us.

Using The Seven Up! Series To Teach Kids About Adulthood

Delia Lloyd | Posted 12.08.2012 | Parents
Delia Lloyd

My husband and I wanted our kids to see these films because as much as they shine a spot light on some of the gritty truths of adulthood, equally they teach kids that everything isn't pre-determined at birth, that happiness isn't just about having money.

Spielberg Honored as Game-Changer by Directors Guild

Pamela Ezell | Posted 08.13.2011 | Entertainment
Pamela Ezell

Steven Spielberg sat down at the Director's Guild Saturday to talk about his career as a part of the DGA's celebration of its 75th anniversary saluting "game-changers" who have advanced the art and craft of directing.

Spiritual Lessons From 'The Voyage of the Dawn Treader' Movie

Carl McColman | Posted 05.26.2011 | Religion
Carl McColman

While it can never replace the book, I'm happy to commend the The Voyage of the Dawn Treader for offering its own unique perspective on C. S. Lewis's grand allegory of the spiritual life.

The Cinefantastique Review: The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Can the forces of darkness be vanquished by only a pair of Narnia royalty, where four were needed before? Does the film profit or lose by running a half-hour less than its predecessors?

Memo: Re: Narnia's 24-Million Dollar Opening Weekend

Mark Joseph | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mark Joseph

Attn: Liam Neeson, Michael Apted, Andrew Adamson, Mark Johnson Re: Voyage Of The Dawn Treader's 24-Million Dollar Opening Weekend If.....you...........