Directing

All about the style, features, and tricks of your favorite film directors.

A tribute to Mexican genius: Alejandro G. Iñárritu

Filmustage returns this week with a new blog about Mexican visionary Alejandro González Iñárritu. Enjoy reading.

Paul Thomas Anderson: subtle genius or bold innovator

Paul Thomas Anderson, simply one of the best storytellers in cinema. Why? Well, there's no short story to tell.

Music enthusiast and cinephile: Jim Jarmusch

“If anyone tells you there is only one way, their way, get as far away from them as possible, both physically and philosophically.” ― Jim Jarmusch

On the border between film and music: Damien Chazelle

What is the price of a dream? We believe director Damien Chazelle will help us find the mark.

Defining truthfulness: Alfonso Cuaron

"The only reason you make a movie is not to make or set out to do a good or a bad movie, it's just to see what you learn for the next one"

In Search of Meaning: Paolo Sorrentino

What do you think of Italian cinema? We at Filmustage adore it, so our new blog is dedicated to Paolo Sorrentino.

Dissecting Man: David Cronenberg

David Cronenberg recently recalled himself with his triumphant return to his roots. So let us devote today's material to the great and terrible Cronenberg.

Conveying human: Ang Lee

This week we talk about the Taiwanese director, and author of such masterpieces as "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon", "Life of Pi", "Pushing Hands", and many more.

The Master of Anarchic Tales: Guillermo Del Toro

This week Filmustage will delve into the wonderful fairytale worlds of Guillermo del Toro. We will try to highlight the main features of the Mexican master's directorial style.

Re-building the horror: Robert Eggers

A small filmography did not prevent Robert Eggers from becoming one of the pioneers of the new wave of horror. Why? Let's find out in our new blog. Warning: material may contain spoilers.

Innovative Director: James Cameron

The trailer for "Avatar: The Way of Water" is taking the net by storm. It could be considered a truly legendary comeback, as we've waited nearly 10 years for it - and now, more than ever, it's appropriate to talk about James Cameron.

Taika Waititi: between comedy and tragedy

Today we will examine the path as well as the directorial style of Taika Waititi. And in the end, we will try to answer the question "what makes Taika Waititi one of the most versatile filmmakers of our time".

How to make a Boom: Michael Bay

An action movie fanatic, a film critics' "favourite" and simply one of the highest-grossing directors of our time. Today we want to tell you about the controversial, but a very interesting figure of Michael Bay.

How illusions are created: Christopher Nolan

Nolan is an extremely versatile filmmaker, and his films are a very skillful bridge between two global branches of cinema, namely between the auteur and the commercial. Today, we will try to dissect the director's style and answer the question, how does Christopher Nolan create magic on the screen?

Defining reality: Steven Spielberg

Absolutely everyone, even those far removed from cinema, can name several of Spielberg's films at once, a testament to his great legacy. So today, let's dive into the study of his authorial style and try to understand which directorial techniques make Spielberg's style recognizable.

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