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Bourne Identity director Doug Liman on the making of his new VR series, Invisible

Virtual reality filmmaking is in its infancy, but for Bourne Identity and Edge of Tomorrow director Doug Liman, there are already too many rules. The press release for Invisible, a five-episode action series that officially premieres today, lists a whole string of guidelines it’s disregarded: don’t cut too much, don’t move the camera, place shots(…)

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A Monster Calls director J.A. Bayona says all his films are about growing up

On the surface, there isn’t a lot of common ground between J.A. Bayona’s 2007 creepy ghost story debut The Orphanage, his tsunami disaster tale The Impossible, and his new film A Monster Calls, a tremendously effective tear-jerker about a young British boy named Conor coping with his mother’s illness by sneaking off to confront a(…)

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Gambit director Doug Liman has left for DC’s Justice League Dark

Fox’s Marvel film franchise has suffered a new setback. Gambit director Doug Liman (The Bourne Identity, Edge of Tomorrow) has departed the project and has signed on to direct DC’s supernatural ensemble film Justice League Dark. DC started publishing the supernatural team-up in November 2011 with Justice League Dark #1. The original lineup featured John(…)

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Thor: Ragnarok director Taika Waititi on working with Marvel: ‘These people don’t act like a studio.’

For a filmmaker with such a particular, peculiar sense of humor, New Zealand writer-director Taika Waititi has helmed a surprisingly wide range of projects. He’s directed commercials and PSAs, and an charming Oscar-nominated short film (Two Cars, One Night) about two bored kids hanging out together in a parking lot. He’s directed projects with his(…)