Will 2016, with its over-abundance of sequels on the
horizon, be in a
position to introduce audiences to new characters that might one day
join the ongoing pantheon of franchise players that dominate the
Critics have been tripping over themselves to draw
comparisons between grindmeister Quentin Tarantino and the great mystery
writer Agatha Christie, due to the Ten Little Indians premise that serves as the foundation of The Hateful Eight.
For this documentary, Kent Jones, former film critic
and programming director with the New York Film Festival, gathered
filmmakers to discuss the impact of François Truffaut’s seminal book,
Cinema According to Hitchcock.
his claim as a noted Academy Award-worthy filmmaker (Best Picture and
Best Director on A Beautiful Mind along with nominations in both
categories seven years later for Frost/Nixon), Ron Howard has ventured
down a more eclectic pathway as of late.