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Topic - Brad Bird
It's the question we've all been pondering from the moment we heard that three more "Star Wars" movies were planned: Who will direct them?
It's the question we've all been pondering from the second we heard that three more "Star Wars" movies were planned: Who will direct them?
It's easy enough to think of the "Mission: Impossible" franchise as a vanity series for its star, Tom Cruise, who plays superspy Ethan Hunt. But "Ghost Protocol," the fourth entry in the series is better understood as a coming out party for its director, Brad Bird, who firmly establishes himself as one of Hollywood's foremost action craftsmen.
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Pixar's long-awaited "Ratatouille" has so far passed the critical taste test, with the country's most discerning palates raving about how it has "all the right ingredients" and makes for a "delicious meal." For those of us Pixar die-hards who even loved "Cars," however, the animated film about rodents in the kitchen is missing a vital spice.
Director Brad Bird said Holmes watched Cruise do a couple of takes on the side of the Burj before declaring: "OK, we're done."
"When you see it and he's out there, it's nerve-racking," Bird said.