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With director Ramin Bahrani's fifth film comes something different. Instead of writing an original story or screenplay, he took on the herculean task of adapting the dystopian classic of American literature--- Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury. In the novel, not only are books outlawed but it's the...
While we're sure that David Chase doesn't mind the seven Emmys for outstanding television that---figuratively speaking---line his mantlepiece, he actually set out to be a filmmaker. As he told us when we spoke to him for the recent issue of NEA Arts , he made television because "I...
April 13, 2010 Washington, DC If you watched the new HBO series Treme to the end of the pilot episode last Sunday, you would have seen actual musicians mingling with the actors, including Elvis Costello, New Orleans legend Kermit Ruffins, and...2006 NEA National Heritage Fellows, the Treme Brass...