by John Bucher (@johnkbucher) Few living actors have brought the level of storytelling to the screen that Denzel Washington has. It would be no exaggeration to state that his work will be discussed and lauded long after anyone reading this will be alive. Washington has told stories both in front of and behind the camera. His... Continue Reading →
by John Bucher (@johnkbucher) Some astronomers watch for the return of Haley’s Comet. Some children are already watching for the return of Santa Claus. Film aficionados watch for the return of Warren Beatty to the silver screen. Few artists can boast the ratio of Oscar-nominations to total films that Beatty has accrued. Almost everything he’s touched... Continue Reading →
by John Bucher (@johnkbucher) A24 might not be a household name in the tradition of Warner Bros or Paramount Pictures. However, few companies have brought as much high quality storytelling to the screen as consistently as they have over the past few years. When sophisticated movie goers see their logo before a trailer, we know what... Continue Reading →
by John Bucher (@johnkbucher) Some issues are tough to narrow down to a sound bite, despite our media’s best efforts. There are matters that shouldn’t be watered down. They deserve a story. The power of story allows us to communicate with each other in ways that defy the articulation of human language. Not all stories are... Continue Reading →
If my films make one more person miserable, I'll feel I have done my job.
The only way to get rid of my fears is to make films about them.