Director Name: Chris Weitz

– Down to Earth (2001 – co-director)
– About a Boy (2002 – co-director)
– The Golden Compass (2007)
– New Moon (2009)

– American Pie (1999)
– The Broken Hearts Club (2000)
– American Pie 2 (2001)
– Dylan’s Run (2002)
– American Wedding (2003)
– In Good Company (2004)
– 55 Holly Star (2005)
– Bickford Shmeckler’s Cool Ideas (2005)
– See This Movie (2005)
– American Dreamz (2006)
– Bickford Shmeckler’s Cool Ideas (2007)
– Living with Lew (2007)
– Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist (2008)
– A Single Man (2009)
– The Game (2009)

– Antz (1998)
– Nutty Professor II: The Klumps (2000)
– About a Boy (2002)
– The Golden Compass (2007)

– Chuck & Buck (2000)
– Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005)
– Bickford Shmeckler’s Cool Ideas (2006 – voice)

Short Bio and Review:
I confess before Chris was announced to direct ‘New Moon’ I never noticed him or his work. Although I love ‘About a Boy’, ‘American Dreamz’ and ‘The Golden Compass’. But since December 2008 I’m following him and his work with interest. And after lucky me was able to see him in Italy during the shooting of the second ‘Twilight’ movie I am in love with this man. There is something like a special aura around him – he seems to be a very calm and relaxed director who know what he wants, but he never got loud or agressive. To watch him the first day while he walked thru Montepulciano and imagined how to shot what scene and what he could do where – that was really an honor. He is also a very friendly and polite and nice guy and every day I saw him he smiled and looked happy. Now that I know more about Chris and his work I re-watched few of his movies – I watched it another way – like more intensive – and I still love all of them – love them more – as I love and adore Chris Weitz.

I was very anxious how he will do ‘New Moon’ – especially the transformation of the wolves – but after the first trailer I knew: he is doing a very brilliant job! The facing is brilliant, the ‘new look’ of everything is wonderful and the new castmembers are well chosen. Yes, I’m not a big fan of changing the silver Volvo in an antrazith SUV, but that’s just a minor point which doesn’t count at the end. But what counts is his sedate manner – what really impressed me – and his love to stuck near the book. And I know I’m not the only one who wants Chris coming back to direct ‘Breaking Dawn’.

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