|In Technical Roles||Director||10||$73,140,864||$287,145,918||$360,286,782|
|Best known as a Director based on credits in that role in 10 films, with $360,286,782 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #393)|
|Best-Known Technical Roles: Cloud Atlas (Screenwriter), Cloud Atlas (Director), Cloud Atlas (Producer), The International (Director), Cloud Atlas (Composer)|
|Most productive collaborators: Clive Owen, Tom Hanks, Lana Wachowski, Naomi Watts, Alan G. Glazer|
|Born: May 23rd, 1965 (52 years old)|
December 13th, 2012
The Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced their nominations and the same list of films that have been mentioned since the beginning of Awards Season were rewarded today. Lincoln led the way with seven nods, while Argo and Django Unchained were close behind with five.
October 28th, 2012
A terrible weekend for new releases will leave Argo the weekend winner by default, according to studio estimates released on Sunday morning. The biggest disappointment of the weekend is Cloud Atlas, a pricey ($102 million, according to reports) sci-fi epic from Lana and Andy Wachowski, and Tom Tykwer, that will open with $9.4 million or so, and won't be helped by a C+ CinemaScore. Silent Hill: Revelation 3D confirms that it won't be the new Halloween franchise by opening with a projected $8m, but that looks positively healthy compared to the openings of Fun Size and Chasing Mavericks. With those films projected to open with $4.06 million and $2.2 million respectively, this pre-Halloween weekend looks like a bloodbath.
October 1st, 2012
2012 continues its downward path. After a record-breaking spring, thanks to The Hunger Games, and a record-breaking start to the summer, thanks to The Avengers, the box office hasn't been able to maintain any real momentum. For most of the month, September was no better than August and now the year-over-year gains are just a little more than inflation. October will need to improve or 2012 will be in real trouble. Unfortunately, that might be tough. There's not a single film coming out in October that looks like it will be a guaranteed $100 million hit and there are only two films with a realistic chance, Taken 2 and Paranormal Activity 4. (There's also Cloud Atlas, which is a wild card. That movie could bomb or be the biggest hit of the month and I wouldn't be surprised either way.) There is a chance all three will get to the century mark, but there's a better chance none of them will. Last October, two films cracked $100 million: Paranormal Activity 3 and Puss in Boots, with the latter nearly reaching $150 million. I don't see any film coming close to matching that figure. On the other hand, last year there were six films that one could accurately describe as bombs. So while 2012 is weaker at the top, it could have better depth than 2011 did. Let's hope so, because we can't afford more bad news.
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|5/4/2007||Paris, je t'aime||Director||$4,857,374||$317,714||$5,175,088|
|12/27/2006||Perfume: The Story of a Murderer||Director||$2,223,293||$131,380,170||$133,603,463|
|6/22/2001||Der Krieger und die Kaiserin||Director||$871,058||$0||$871,058|