Sam Mendes

An In-depth Interviw with Sam Mendes, Director of Spectre

Already an award-winning stage director, Sam Mendes burst onto the movie scene with American Beauty, winning the Directing Oscar for his first film. Other films followed, but didn’t have quite the same impact. And then James Bond came into his life. After his second outing with 007, Mendes chatted with David Poland about the film, Read MoreRead More

Kevin Spacey on why taking risks gets him out of bed in the morning

Tasha Robinson interviews Kevin Spacey about his latest documentary about the production of Richard III and working with director Sam Mendes both for the screen and theater. The Dissolve: Why the decision to make a documentary about your production of Richard III, rather than filming the production itself? Kevin Spacey: Part of it was, I was Read MoreRead More

Roger Deakins Talks about Shooting James Bond Skyfall

Skyfall sees famed cinematographer Roger Deakins ASC. pair up with Sam Mendes in their third cinematic collaboration. Skyfall returns to the Connery days of the James Bond franchise, where nearly every frame would drip with coolness. Martin Campbell’s Casino Royale was a step in the right direction, but it wasn’t until director Sam Mendes and cinematographer Roger Deakins showed up that the series Read MoreRead More