Producer Howard Barish (L), writer/director Ava DuVernay (C) and producer Paul Garnes(R) hold the John Cassavetes Award for 'Middle of Nowhere' in the press room during the 2013 Film Independent Spirit Awards on February 23, 2013 in Santa Monica, California.
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BENGHAZI SMOKE SCREEN
until about an hour ago, most Americans thought Benghazi was the guy who palled around with John Cassavetes back in the 60s, but now it's obvious we're talking about the foreign policy arm of a multi-ramped tar pit in which the president has found himself 5/17/13 from The Huffington Post Read more »
Ambitious, yet flawed vampire love story
vampire film by John Cassavetes? The thought is so outrageous, it pretty much sums up the definition of surrealism. Cassavetes stripped his films of artifice. He pared each scene down to its emotional core, laying bare the often contradictory, confused, and from Philadelphia Inquirer Read more »
Mud Director Jeff Nichols Sells Follow-Up Film To Warner Bros.
since his debut in 2007 with Shotgun Stories, which won notice on the fringes of the film festival circuit then earned a John Cassavetes Award nomination for the Independent Spirit Awards. With a growing reputation, Nichols next awed audiences at more prestigious from Cinema Blend Read more »
Kiss of the Damned -- $2.7K
Writer/director Xan Cassavetes, daughter of John Cassavetes and Gena Rowlands, shifts gears from documentary to feature work with this offbeat horror opus. Set in New England, it tells the story of two sisters. Both are French vampires -- one evil, the other from MSN Entertainment Read more »
Director Alexandra Cassavetes continuing the family business
legendary film auteur John Cassavetes as their father and Oscar-nominated actor Gena Rowlands as their mom, it must have seemed inevitable that at least one of the Cassavetes children would become a filmmaker. But all three? Alexandra "Xan" Cassavetes laughs from Philadelphia Inquirer Read more »