Director | Producer | Writer
Turned down the chance to direct Die Hard 2 (1990) in order to direct The Hunt for Red October (1990). He later directed Die Hard with a Vengeance (1995), the next entry in the "Die Hard" film series.
[on Basic (2003)] The camera isn't just moving for the sake of keeping it moving. The camera is an active narrator in a thriller. The camera has to tell you how to evaluate every piece information you get and put it into context. [audio commentary]
Films often feature lens flare (Die Hard (1988) even had a sound effect synced up to a flare).
John Campbell McTiernan Jr.
Albany, New York, USA
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