Did you know?

  • Michael's film career began with directing advertisements and music videos.
  • This multi-million, blockbuster producer/director was rejected by University of Southern California film school.
  • Michael studied at Pasadena's Art Center College of Design in California.
  • He used to date Playboy centerfold Jaime Bergman.
  • Michael was adopted but kept his biological father's identity a secret until 2001. Director John Frankenheimer was reported to be his father. A paternity test in the '80s returned negative.
  • Michael's cinematographer sidekick for every one of his movies has been John Schwartzman, with the exception of Bad Boys.

Undiscovered Picks

Upcoming movies worth watching that you may not have heard of.

  • Pitching Tents
  • I am Battle Comic
  • Once Upon a Time in Venice
  • Bring It On: Worldwide #Cheersmack
  • Nocturne