Matthew Wilder

Matthew Wilder wrote Paul Schrader’s Dog Eat Dog, which premiered at the Cannes Film Festival and just played at the Toronto International Film Festival. It opens in November. Looking Glass, a script co-written by Wilder, goes into production next month and stars Nicolas Cage, also the star of Dog Eat Dog. This fall Wilder will direct his second self-written feature, Morning Has Broken, starring Peter Bogdanovich and Lydia Hearst.

Talks

A Crash Course on the Apocalyptic and Secretly Subversive World of Robert Aldrich

By Matthew Wilder | May 17, 2017

A Crash Course on the Apocalyptic and Secretly Subversive World of Robert Aldrich

Screenwriter Matthew Wilder (Dog Eat Dog) delves beyond Baby Jane, into the wildly diverse filmography of a true Hollywood original.

Why My Favorite Movies are the Ones Everyone Else Walks Out Of

By Matthew Wilder | January 9, 2017

Why My Favorite Movies are the Ones Everyone Else Walks Out Of

Matthew Wilder explains why his favorite cinematic genre — difficult movies — are both so gratifying and so hugely misunderstood.

The Movies-Versus-TV Debate Is Over: It’s All One Stream Now

By Matthew Wilder | September 22, 2016

The Movies-Versus-TV Debate Is Over: It’s All One Stream Now

The endlessly debated question of whether the small screen has surpassed the big screen? It's now obsolete, says Matthew Wilder.

In Praise of Late Woody: Darkness, Lightness and Other Anxieties of Influence

By Matthew Wilder | August 29, 2016

In Praise of Late Woody: Darkness, Lightness and Other Anxieties of Influence

It's very unfashionable to like Woody Allen's recent movies, but screenwriter Matthew Wilder finds their exquisite mastery irresistible.