Creative Producer, IndieWire
Loves wheat beers, tuna and rice, and that show about the good doctor, New Amsterdam.
My thoughts on MAVERICK are tinged by the fact that I’ve seen TOP GUN more than any other movie in my life, as it was one of three Betamax tapes we had growing up (my dad taped it off a free HBO weekend - to also give you a sense of era).
MAVERICK is a cover song in all the best (and worst) ways. It takes aspects of the original and dials them to 11. For example, utilizing the technological…
When I was working in development at The Onion 90% of my job was explaining to industry people why their favorite headlines wouldn't automatically translate into amazing feature-length comedies. If only I'd have been able to point to DON'T LOOK UP and say, "You see that. That's why you don't go FULL SATIRE."