Browse Articles by Eric Green

How Spike Lee’s Photography Book SPIKE Captures the Director’s Evolution as an Artist

January 2022
How Spike Lee’s Photography Book <i>SPIKE</i> Captures the Director’s Evolution as an Artist

Late last year, Chronicle Books released the first-ever career-spanning book of photography celebrating the work of iconic auteur Spike Lee. Titled SPIKE, it features hundreds of never-before-seen photographs by David Lee, Spike’s brother and longtime still photographer. With its colorful purple cover emblazoned in giant gold letters, this bold and beautiful 360-page book is comprised of a... »

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Posted in Book Reviews, Camera, Crafts, Featured, Reviews |

A Tribute to Sidney Poitier, One of the Most Important Stars in Hollywood History

January 2022
A Tribute to Sidney Poitier, One of the Most Important Stars in Hollywood History

Sidney Poitier was not only one of the greatest actors ever to grace the screen, but a trailblazing legend who inspired entire generations of actors. He passed on Friday at the age of 94, leaving behind a legacy of classic films that have entertained and enlightened audiences for years. Poitier was the first bonafide Black... »

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Roger Deakins on His New Photography Book Byways and Why the “Little Things” Catch His Eye

January 2022
Roger Deakins on His New Photography Book <i>Byways</i> and Why the “Little Things” Catch His Eye

Late last year saw the release of a brand new book of photography by legendary cinematographer Roger A. Deakins. The appropriately titled Byways is Deakins’ first book of photos, and it’s certainly a striking departure from his grandiose film work, which includes personal favorites of mine such as Sid and Nancy, The Shawshank Redemption and... »

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Best Documentary Nominee – Icarus

February 2018
Best Documentary Nominee – Icarus

Bryan Fogel Uncovers An International Conspiracy in Icarus on Netflix “I found the Lance Armstrong doping scandal fascinating. Here was the most tested athlete in the world and he managed never to test positive. I’m interested in the process. I contacted anti-doping scientist, Don Catlin and asked him if what Lance Armstrong did is... »

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Posted in Awards, Blog the Line, Featured, Film |

Director Series: Jake Goldberger Explores Awkward New Love in Almost Friends

January 2018
Director Series: Jake Goldberger Explores Awkward New Love in <em>Almost Friends</em>

            “I was in a coffee shop doing a screenwriting assignment. I had to do the first ten pages, but had writers block. A kid came in, and he had an amazingly awkward conversation with a girl behind the counter. I transcribed it and turned it into the first... »

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Posted in Blog the Line, Director Series, Featured, Industry Sector, News |

Bobak Kalhor’s A Dying King The Shah of Iran

December 2017

A Dying King is the story of how the Shah of Iran mysteriously left the country for a 19 month exile, privately seeking treatment for Cancer at hospitals around the world. He traveled from Egypt to Morocco, Bahamas, Mexico, the U.S, then Panama and back again to Egypt where he died at the age... »

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Exploring The Seething Rage in The Workplace in Joe Lynch’s Mayhem

December 2017
Exploring The Seething Rage in The Workplace in Joe Lynch’s <em>Mayhem</em>

      “The workplace in current day America is very passive aggressive. People are hyper sensitive, no one wants to get sued, no one speaks their mind, then tension builds into rage,” said Director Joe Lynch on the setting of his latest bloody masterpiece, Mayhem. The script written by Matias Caruso was rooted... »

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Writer-Director Remy Auberjonois explores the horrors of PTSD in Blood Stripe

September 2017
Writer-Director Remy Auberjonois explores the horrors of PTSD in Blood Stripe

“There is a crisis of PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) in America,” said writer-director Remy Auberjonois about the main topic of his directing debut, Blood Stripe. Director Auberjonois co-wrote the film with his wife Kate Nowlin, who plays the lead, known only as ‘Our Sergeant.’ Together the filmmaking couple conceptualized and shot the project... »

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Crew Interviews on DVD Bonus Content

January 2006

With feature film DVD sales now surpassing the dollar volume of theatrical box office, studios are constantly exploring new ways of maintaining... »

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Award Contender-Cesar Charlone, DP, Constant Gardner

December 2005

“When I was in film school, I read all the glossy film magazines and I dreamt that one day I would work on films like The Constant Gardener. To this... »

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