The Moment with Brian Koppelman

James Foley: 9/15/15

James Foley: 9/15/15

The Moment with Brian Koppelman - September 15, 2015 - 55:30

James Foley, the newly announced director of Fifty Shades Darker, joins Brian this week to discuss how James thinks about directing, the years he spent in movie jail, and how decades of Freudian analysis helped break him out. Also, Foley talks about his time on House of Cards and how David Fincher’s trust gave him a 2nd shot in Hollywood. Plus, James tells a few stories from the set of Glengarry Glen Ross and takes a look ahead at his new project, Fifty Shades Darker. Topics discussed on today’s show include: Glengarry Glen Ross Fifty Shades Darker (Sequel) Fifty Shades Darker by E.L. James Billions At Close Range After Dark, My Sweet “Papa Don't Preach” by Madonna Reckless House of Cards The Intern The Martian Gladiator Perfect Stranger Solitary Man USC Film School People discussed on today's show: James Foley Beau Willimon David Fincher Paul Giamatti Sigmund Freud Nikki Toscano Nancy Meyers Woody Allen Ridley Scott Halle Berry Bruce Willis Tom Cruise Josh Donen David Mamet Alec Baldwin Jack Lemmon Ed Harris Billy Wilder E.L. James Dakota Johnson Jamie Dornan This episode of The Moment is brought to you by Draft Kings. One-week fantasy football at Draft Kings means every moment could take you closer to a life-changing payday. Play when you want and pick a new team every time! Use the code MOMENT to play free for a shot at a million bucks in this week’s Millionaire Maker event only at! And by Open Account, a podcast series created by SuChin Pak and Umpqua Bank. Open Account explores, through honest and sometimes comical interviews, our uncomfortable silence around money. Open Account is coming soon on iTunes. And by Braintree. If you’re working on a mobile app and searching for a simple payments solution, check out Braintree. With one simple integration, you can offer your customers every way to pay. Period. To learn more, and for your first $50,000 in transactions fee-free, go to Email: Twitter: @BrianKoppelman iTunes:

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