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Tom Cruise in Collateral

31 Things We Learned from Michael Mann’s ‘Collateral’ Commentary


“I start with a question as a storyteller and filmmaker, how should this story tell itself?”

Richard Pryor in Blue Collar

25 Things We Learned from Paul Schrader’s ‘Blue Collar’ Commentary


“I really didn’t figure out how to direct until my third film.”

Parasite Header

25 Things We Learned from Bong Joon-ho’s ‘Parasite’ Commentary


“Wow, this is very violent. This is so crazy. So horrible. Who is the director?”

a mask in Kill List

19 Things We Learned from Ben Wheatley’s ‘Kill List’ Commentary


“If this was a Woody Allen film there’d be a bit of jazz here.”

The painting in The Devils Candy

29 Things We Learned from ‘The Devil’s Candy’ Commentary


“I wanted to fly the flag for metal fans who are often depicted as buffoons or cartoonish.”

The Descent

21 Things We Learned from ‘The Descent’ Commentary


“There’s no real caves in the movie at all.”

The happy couple in Willow Creek

20 Things We Learned from the ‘Willow Creek’ Commentary


“It bothers me that I don’t have a commentary for Shakes the Clown.”

Peephole in Shivers

25 Things We Learned from David Cronenberg’s ‘Shivers’ Commentary


“All my movies are comedies in one way or another.”

A seagull in The Lighthouse

30 Things We Learned from ‘The Lighthouse’ Commentary


“This is the shot where Robert Pattinson said he wanted to punch me in the face.”