Awards Watch: Directors Roundtable →
the last of The Hollywood Reporter’s annual Awards Roundtable series, THR’s Elizabeth Guider and Matthew Belloni gathered six A-list directors — Kathryn Bigelow (“The Hurt Locker”); James Cameron…
Did Christianity Cause the Crash? →
America’s mainstream religious denominations used to teach the faithful that they would be rewarded in the afterlife. But over the past generation, a different strain of Christian faith has…
Unofficial 2009 Spec Market Scorecard – ... →
• 436 spec scripts came out in 2009, of which 72 sold (17%).
Surprisingly, while just about every year between 1972 and 1999 required a leap...– ] What does “blue moon” really mean? via Daring Fireball
The ability to create compelling, beautiful cinema using performance tools that...– Eric Escobar has been following the development of “improvised” cinema in the American Indie film scene. These developments interest me for obvious reasons ie i’m a filmmaker and an improviser. I’m filing this articles for future reference - thinking I’ll do a...
November 2009: Jason Zinoman on Robert Mckee | ... →
He spends very little time in the seminar exploring the nature of suspense, an essential element of horror. Instead, McKee draws a distinction between what he calls the Cheap Surprise—a sudden shock out of nowhere—and the True Surprise, which includes a revelation. “It’s hard to imagine a satisfying horror film without a Cheap Surprise,” he says. This is snobbery masquerading as hipness.
James’ wicked dub table.
The Watcher: Sex, secrets and 'Dollhouse': Joss... →
App Store Is a Game Changer for Apple and... →