Tuesday, December 2, 2014

December DVD Spotlight: Directorial Debuts

Every film director gets his or her start somewhere, whether it's working in television, directing music videos or short films, working as an actor or screenwriter, or starting off by making a feature-length film.  With this month's spotlight DVD collection, we are highlighting auspicious feature debuts from some of the greatest directors of all time, alongside recent first features that (hopefully) herald a long and celebrated career in the director's chair. Our featured titles include:

12 Angry Men (1957), directed by Sidney Lumet
Blood Simple (1984), directed by the Coen brothers
Citizen Kane (1941), directed by Orson Welles
Eraserhead (1977), directed by David Lynch
Hard Eight (1996), directed by Paul Thomas Anderson
I Shot Jesse James (1949), directed by Sam Fuller
The Maltese Falcon (1941), directed by John Huston
The Shawshank Redemption (1994), directed by Frank Darabont
Thief (1981), directed by Michael Mann
Who's That Knocking at My Door (1967), directed by Martin Scorsese

Stop by the Learning Commons and check one out today!

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