DIRECTORS

Film analysis from an auteur perspective.


Tarantino Grows Up. Once.

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With 1997’s Jackie Brown, an adaptation of an Elmore Leonard novel, Quentin Tarantino gives us a film that represents the road not taken.


Robert Altman Breaks The Rules.

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In Robert Altman’s Thieves Like Us (1974), he shows off his propensity for breaking the rules of genre in updating Nicholas Ray’s noir, They Live By Night (1948).