Musicals are a daunting genre, but many major filmmakers eventually take a stab at them. With Steven Spielberg’s ‘West Side Story’ about to come out, here’s a rundown of how well other auteurs were able to hold a tune
Atari’s 1982 ‘E.T.’ game was so disastrous it’s been blamed for the company’s downfall and the crash of the entire industry. The man responsible for the game, however, has taken it surprisingly well.
Tobe Hooper is listed as the filmmaker of this 1980s horror classic, but the world remains convinced that Spielberg is the movie’s true auteur. It’s a controversy that says a lot about what we think a director does.
It’s a title bestowed on many up-and-coming filmmakers, but not one has managed to live up to those expectations — nor could they hope to