Oeuvre: Cassavetes: Big Trouble
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Oeuvre: Cassavetes: Big Trouble

In the wake of his breakthrough independent debut, John Cassavetes took on two consecutive studio…

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Oeuvre: Cassavetes: Love Streams
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Oeuvre: Cassavetes: Love Streams

Though not technically John Cassavetes’ swan song, Love Streams is a fitting conclusion for a…

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Oeuvre: Cassavetes: Gloria
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Oeuvre: Cassavetes: Gloria

John Cassavetes’ fights with film studios and distributors are the stuff of legend. He was…

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Oeuvre: Cassavetes: Opening Night
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Oeuvre: Cassavetes: Opening Night

Opening Night begins with a start, with Gena Rowlands’ Myrtle Gordon being half-shoved into the…

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Oeuvre: Cassavetes: The Killing of a Chinese Bookie
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Oeuvre: Cassavetes: The Killing of a Chinese Bookie

“I won’t call my work entertainment. It’s exploring… a good movie will ask you questions…

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Oeuvre: Cassavetes: A Woman Under the Influence
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Oeuvre: Cassavetes: A Woman Under the Influence

“Mabel is not crazy,” explains her husband Nick. “She’s unusual.” It’s been a long, difficult…

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Oeuvre: Cassavetes: Minnie and Moskowitz
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Oeuvre: Cassavetes: Minnie and Moskowitz

Seymour Moskowitz (Seymour Cassel) is on a flight from New York to Los Angeles sitting…

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Oeuvre: Cassavetes: Husbands
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Oeuvre: Cassavetes: Husbands

In an interview with New York’s Dryden Theater, which in 2008 was screening a retrospective…

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Oeuvre: Cassavetes: Faces
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Oeuvre: Cassavetes: Faces

After his independent breakthrough Shadows, director John Cassavetes made a pair of films in Hollywood,…

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Oeuvre: Cassavetes: A Child is Waiting
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Oeuvre: Cassavetes: A Child is Waiting

Like Too Late Blues, whose tale of the jazz demimonde seemed perfectly paired to the…

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