[Video]: Clooney and Heslov’s Art and Masculinity

Beyond being perhaps one of the most iconic actors of his generation, the Silver Fox has been an active filmmaker since 2002, directing several feature films including Confessions of a Dangerous Mind and Good Night and Good Luck, about the real life broadcast journalist Edward R Murrow’s struggle to bring down Senator McCarthy. The Monuments … Read more

Writing Drama With Ambition and the Rise of the Co-Production

We’ve long had a love-affair with American television drama and the list of US shows we love to watch is long. by Hayley McKenzie Whether you were there twenty years ago with The Sopranos, E.R and Grey’s Anatomy, or ten years ago with House and Dexter, or are just discovering the joys of The Americans, … Read more

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