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  • Director’s Chair Introduction: Peter Jackson

    by Tony Cogan · Oct 4, 2021 at 19:28 CEST · Director's Chair · No Comments
    Director’s Chair Introduction: Peter Jackson

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    Deadline: 6th November 2021

    Hello everyone, it’s time to announce the featured director for October. Usually in October I highlight a director known for horror films and so this month I’ve decided to highlight the work of Peter Jackson.

    Jackson started his career as a director of incredibly gorey horror films, beginning...

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  • Director’s Chair: Destin Daniel Cretton

    by Tony Cogan · Oct 3, 2021 at 13:20 CEST · Director's Chair · No Comments
    Director’s Chair: Destin Daniel Cretton

    Hello everyone, it’s time to showcase the features on the films of Destin Daniel Cretton for September’s Director’s Chair. Thanks to everyone who wrote pieces. Without further ado, let’s dive in.

    Short Term 12

    Movierob

    The Glass Castle

    MovierobDan the Man’s Movie ReviewsWherever I Look

    Just Mercy

    MovierobRambling FilmThe...

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  • Director’s Chair Introduction: Destin Daniel Cretton

    by Tony Cogan · Sep 6, 2021 at 18:56 CEST · Director's Chair · No Comments
    Director’s Chair Introduction: Destin Daniel Cretton

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    Deadline: 2nd October 2021

    Hello everyone, it’s time to announce the featured director for September’s Directors Chair and this month I’m featuring Destin Daniel Cretton.

    After he finished film school, Cretton made his feature directorial debut with I Am Not a Hipster, before bringing his short film, Short Term 12,...

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  • Director’s Chair: Leos Carax

    by Tony Cogan · Sep 5, 2021 at 18:56 CEST · Director's Chair · No Comments
    Director’s Chair: Leos Carax

    Hello everyone, it’s time to showcase the features sent to me on the films of Leos Carax. Thanks to everyone who sent pieces in. Without further ado, let’s dive in.

    Holy Motors:

    Surrender to the VoidFilm ActuallyThe Velvet CafeMovierob

    Annette

    Surrender to the VoidPaul’s Trip to the MoviesThe MN Movie ManCitizen Charlie

    Come back tomorrow for the...

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  • Director’s Chair Introduction: Leos Carax

    by Tony Cogan · Aug 9, 2021 at 8:33 CEST · Director's Chair, Uncategorized · No Comments
    Director’s Chair Introduction: Leos Carax

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    Deadline: 5th September 2021

    Hello everyone, it’s time to announce who the featured director for August on Director’s Chair will be and this month the focus is on Leos Carax.

    Carax got his start working on shorts and doing work as a film critic before moving into feature films with Boy Meets Girl. The film helped to...

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  • Director’s Chair: Mike Leigh

    by Tony Cogan · Aug 8, 2021 at 15:25 CEST · Director's Chair · No Comments
    Director’s Chair: Mike Leigh

    Hello everyone, it’s time to showcase the pieces sent to me on the films of Mike Leigh. Thanks to everyone who sent pieces in. Without further ado, let’s dive in.

    Secrets and Lies

    Blueprint: Review

    Topsy-Turvey

    Blueprint: ReviewLife vs Film

    Vera Drake

    Movierob

    Mr Turner

    Citizen CharlieSobriety Test Movie...

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  • Director’s Chair Introduction: Mike Leigh

    by Tony Cogan · Jul 12, 2021 at 12:33 CEST · Director's Chair · No Comments
    Director’s Chair Introduction: Mike Leigh

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    Deadline: 7th August 2021

    Hello everyone, it’s time to reveal who the featured director for July will be and this month I’ve decided to go with Mike Leigh.

    Now Leigh got his start on the stage, working on plays at the Midlands Art Centre in Birmingham and the Royal Shakespeare Company, adapting one of his plays, Bleak...

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  • Director’s Chair: Julie Taymor

    by Tony Cogan · Jul 11, 2021 at 12:32 CEST · Director's Chair · No Comments
    Director’s Chair: Julie Taymor

    Hello everyone, it’s time to showcase the features sent to me on the films of Julie Taymor. Thank you to everyone who wrote pieces on her films. Without further ado, let’s dive in.

    Titus

    Movierob

    Frida

    Movierob

    The Glorias

    Matthew Liedke on FilmPaul’s Trip to the MoviesThe MN Movie Man

    Come back tomorrow for the announcement...

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  • Director’s Chair Introduction: Julie Taymor

    by Tony Cogan · Jun 7, 2021 at 16:19 CEST · Director's Chair · No Comments
    Director’s Chair Introduction: Julie Taymor

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    Deadline: 10th July 2021

    Hello everyone, it’s time to announce the person who will be featured in Director’s Chair for June and this month I’ve decided to go with Julie Taymor.

    Taymor got her start on the stage, working first in Indonesia before doing work in New York. Whilst in New York, she worked for The Public...

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  • Director’s Chair: George Clooney

    by Tony Cogan · Jun 6, 2021 at 16:17 CEST · Director's Chair · No Comments
    Director’s Chair: George Clooney

    Hello everyone, it’s time to showcase the features sent to me on the films of George Clooney. Thanks to everyone who sent pieces in. Without further ado, let’s dive in.

    Confessions of a Dangerous Mind

    Movierob

    Good Night and Good Luck

    Movierob

    Leatherheads

    Movierob

    The Ides of March

    MovierobHarold Gross: The...

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  • Director’s Chair Introduction: George Clooney

    by Tony Cogan · May 10, 2021 at 18:36 CEST · Director's Chair · No Comments
    Director’s Chair Introduction: George Clooney

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    Deadline: 5th June 2021

    Hello everyone, it’s time to reveal the featured director for May and this is another month where I have joined with Rob over at Acting School 101 to focus on an actor/director and this month we’ve decided to go for George Clooney.

    As a director, Clooney made his start with Confessions of a...

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  • Director’s Chair: Ang Lee

    by Tony Cogan · May 9, 2021 at 18:36 CEST · Director's Chair · No Comments
    Director’s Chair: Ang Lee

    Hello everyone, it’s time to showcase the pieces sent to me on the films of Ang Lee. Thanks to everyone who sent their pieces in. Without further ado, let’s dive in.

    Pushing Hands/The Wedding Banquet/Eat Drink Man Woman

    Blueprint: Review

    Sense and Sensibility

    Movierob

    The Ice Storm

    Movierob

    Ride With The...

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