Filmmakers who direct or produce movies - from Quentin Tarantino, Stanley Kubrick and George Lucas to Steven Spielberg, Orson Welles and Tim Burton - know how to keep us watching. Their famous films have entertained, enlightened and thrilled generations of moviegoers.
On the heels of ‘The Shape of Water,’ which won Best Picture and Best Director Oscars, Guillermo del Toro has signed an overall deal with Fox Searchlight Pictures. The deal ensures funding and distribution for all of the live-action feature films he writes, produces or directs.
Martin Scorsese’s next film, 'The Irishman,' which stars A-list actors like Robert De Niro, Al Pacino and Anna Paquin, may cost Netflix over $140 million -- $40 million over budget. The skyrocketing costs are reportedly in part due to special effects to make the actors look younger.
Steven Soderbergh is back with the horror movie ‘Unsane.’ The grainy, dark film, shot entirely with an iPhone, stars Claire Foy (‘The Crown’) who’s dealing with a digital stalker. “I look at this as potentially one of the most liberating experiences that I’ve ever had as a filmmaker,” he said.
Filmmaker Ava DuVernay directed the Oscar-nominated film ‘Selma’ (2014), which chronicles Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s leadership in the struggle for voting rights. She is the first African-American female director to receive a Golden Globe nomination and have a film nominated for a Best Picture Oscar. She received another Oscar nomination for her documentary '13th' (2016).