I am legendary film producer Louis Mayer. Maybe you've heard of me???
Jim’s movies handle control really well. Thunder Road is about an authority figure with zero sense of the control that could/in his mind should imply. Wolf of Snow Hollow is about werewolves, where the central metaphor is control. And the film goes in a bunch of other directions, but that feeling of control is always there, malignantly informing the way a bunch of dudes see the world. Beta Test finds another angle on control— white collar control— and that tension…