In this episode Sam sits down with director James Gray, and they dive deep into all aspects of the film industry. They start with the difficulty financing films (5:00). Then, they move onto how directing a movie is an inherent narcissistic endeavor (14:00). They also get into the importance of distribution (17:54), television and it’s relationship to cinema (45:55), and the change in movies’ role in pop culture (50:47).
- The Lost City of Z will be released in select cities April 14th and nationwide April 21st, you can watch the trailer for the movie here.
- James’s film The Immigrant is available on Netflix.
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