Tag Archive for Hollywood

Keep It Simple, Showrunner

on October 9, 2014 by

Let me start with the obvious caveat that I am deeply and inherently prejudiced in favor of the particular form of narrative…

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Film Production: Why The Cinematographer...

on October 2, 2014 by

I’m mentoring a young friend through the process of writing and directing his first feature, which he’ll shoot in a year; he’s…

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Don’t Be Shy. Boost Your Presence.

on September 3, 2014 by

 

We learned the value of boldness a few years ago when we posted a piece offering a $10,000 reward for…

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Jennifer Lawrence and The Great...

on September 2, 2014 by

America’s sweetheart had quite the Labor Day weekend. The nudes leaked of Jennifer Lawrence and a bevvy of lesser female stars and…

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Content Creation: Can You Be Too...

on August 27, 2014 by

James Franco is the Mr. Jones for any content creator trying to keep up with the Joneses. Or maybe he’s Mrs. Jones…

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The Golden Age of Television: A Summer...

on August 4, 2014 by

Here’s what you think about HBO’s The Leftovers: You have no idea what to think. It’s the weirdest show outside of Adult…

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The Creative Process: When Rewriting...

on July 29, 2014 by

“Only the hand that erases can write the true thing.”
Meister Eckhart
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My friend Will Chancellor had a reading of his first…

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Identity Theft: Never Tell a Rock God...

on July 22, 2014 by

A typical midweek night will see me propped up in bed binge watching a premium-cable show flanked by Buster and Aussie, my…

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The Necessary Evils of Being Judgmental

on July 15, 2014 by

I’ve always been a terrible snob, but almost everyone is, in one way or another. We all judge negatively from time to…

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REVIEW: ‘Boyhood’ Is a Subdued...

on July 11, 2014 by

Ever since he helped lay the foundations for the American indie film with Slackers, Richard Linklater has experimented with narrative form and…

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