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‘The Outpost’ Director Rod Lurie On Grappling With Loss, Portraying Death In War (Guest Column)

My son was declared dead at exactly the second that I had the creative epiphany of my my life. A few minutes earlier, after his mother and I decided to disconnect the myriad machines keeping…

‘Killing Reagan’ Director: How Tim Matheson Brought Ronald Reagan Back to Life (Guest Column)

Rod Lurie discusses how the star of his upcoming TV movie nailed the diction, voice and bearing of the 40th president — and found "a way to like this man who both he and I considered so destructive…

How to Get Yourself Thanked in an Oscar Acceptance Speech (Guest Column)

Before he became a noted filmmaker, Rod Lurie was a radio host who, through on-air bets, managed to get Oscar night shoutouts from Martin Landau, Mel Gibson and James Cameron.

Oscar Voter: Academy Diversity Efforts Are Laudable But Could Go Further (Guest Column)

Rod Lurie, a member of the Academy's directors branch, weighs in on the #OscarsSoWhite controversy and the Academy's response to it.

‘Straw Dogs’ Director on How to Remake a Classic

Rod Lurie shares four secrets to taking on a well-loved film and making it your own.

How to Remake A Classic

THE BUSINESS: The "Straw Dogs" director offers four secrets to taking on a well-loved film and making it your own.