How Dennis Hopper Changed ‘Blue Velvet,’ Made ‘Out of the Blue’ and More

Film legend Dennis Hopper talks about his career — like working on “Blue Velvet,” “River’s Edge” and “Hoosiers” — all during the year after he got sober, and much more including his film “Out of the Blue.” (Source: Eyes on…

‘The Painter and The Thief’ Director Interviewed on WestDoc Online

A young director has created magic with his new feature doc, that’s available now on Hulu and other streaming platforms. Director Benjamin Ree and Executive Producer Morgan Neville interviewed by host Chuck Braverman. (Source: WestDoc)

Director Alex Gibney Interviewed on WestDoc Online

The WestDoc Conference started in 2009 as a three-day networking conference for documentary filmmakers. It’s morphed into a collection of online interviews with prominent doc filmmakers. The bi-weekly series is distributed by Realscreen’s newsletter. Host Chuck Braverman interviews Alex Gibney…

The Making of Michael Mann’s ‘Heat’

One of the most watched films of all time, Michael Mann’s “Heat” has its roots in the history of the Chicago police. Documentary interviews with Mann, Robert DeNiro, Al Pacino, and Chicago police veteran Chuck Adamson.

What if He Falls? The Terrifying Reality of Filming ‘Free Solo’

In 2017, when Alex Honnold made his stunning free solo ascent of Yosemite’s El Capitan, he was taking an unimaginable risk: nearly three thousand feet of climbing without any ropes or safety equipment. But was the climb made even riskier…
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