Hear film director Milos Forman, film critic David Edelstein, and TV critic David Bianculli on this edition of Fresh Air.
The Museum of Modern Art in Manhattan is presenting a two-week complete retrospective of Milos Forman's films from 1963 to the present, including One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Amadeus, and Ragtime. Forman grew up in Czechoslovakia, where he helped to create Czech New Wave cinema before emigrating to the United States in 1969. Forman's latest film, Goya's Ghosts, will be released on DVD February 26. Forman won Academy Awards for best direction in 1975 for One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest and in 1984 for Amadeus. (Original Airdate: 4/4/1994)
Then, David Edelstein reviews the thriller Jumper, starring Hayden Christensen and directed by Doug Liman, whose other films include The Bourne Identity and Mr. and Mrs. Smith.
Finally, David Bianculli tells us about the network version of Dexter, originally a Showtime cable series. The first season has been re-edited and will premiere on CBS on Sunday, February 17, at 10 pm. [Broadcast Date: February 15, 2008]