Natalie Mokry

Film lover and pop culture enthusiast.
Francis Lawrence Directing Red Sparrow

6 Filmmaking Tips From Francis Lawrence

By Natalie Mokry 

The ‘Red Sparrow’ and ‘Hunger Games’ director gives advice on getting started, appeasing fans, and more.

Alex Garland Directing Ex Machina

6 Filmmaking Tips From Alex Garland

By Natalie Mokry 

The writer and director of ‘Annihilation’ shares advice on how to make a successful sci-fi film.


‘Coco’s’ “Remember Me” Is the Strongest Choice for Best Original Song

By Natalie Mokry 

The Oscar-nominated composition from Pixar’s latest film more than deserves the acclaim it’s getting.

Early Man

A Conversation With ‘Early Man’ Composer Tom Howe

By Natalie Mokry 

The ‘Early Man’ composer chats with us about what it’s like to write music for animation, work with a director’s vision, and create cavemen sounds.

Ryan Coogler Creed

6 Filmmaking Tips From Ryan Coogler

By Natalie Mokry 

Ryan Coogler, director of ‘Black Panther’ and ‘Creed’ shares his insight on becoming a successful filmmaker and using your voice to tell a story.

Sweet Sweetback’s Baadasssss Song Poster

6 Filmmaking Tips from Melvin Van Peebles

By Natalie Mokry 

The father of blaxploitation shares his wisdom on making history in the industry.

Jordan Peele Get Out Bts

6 Filmmaking Tips from Jordan Peele

By Natalie Mokry 

We explore the wisdom of Jordan Peele, writer/director of ‘Get Out.’ Here is some of his advice for achieving success when directing your first film.

Paddington Us Trailer

The Love for ‘Paddington 2’ and How Family Movie Sequels Succeed

By Natalie Mokry 

The most delightful film of the decade has made a place for itself amongst the collection of timeless family classics.

Nick Park Directing Were Rabbit

6 Filmmaking Tips From Nick Park

By Natalie Mokry 

The creator of Wallace and Gromit and director of ‘Early Man’ shares advice for animators and other filmmakers.