Beginning as an actor, John Cassavetes progressed to directing, and in the process became one of the landmark directors of indie filmmaking.
Brit Marling has made a name for herself in movies and TV, playing strong-willed women in captivating roles in addition to writing.
Elaine May had a run of successful films in the '70s and '80s, yet she remains an underappreciated director and writer in the industry.
When I was younger and just starting to get into classic film, I found a copy of The General at a local DVD store. Watching it later,