Tag Archive for Hollywood

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…

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…

Don’t Be Shy. Boost Your Presence.

on July 12, 2014 by

 

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

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…

Production: Why Strategic Patience is...

on July 2, 2014 by

It was while talking to a friend about romantic relationships that I first formulated the term ‘strategic patience’. I’m not a foreign-policy…

Writing: Fiction Must Be Stranger Than...

on June 24, 2014 by

Midway through a pitch at Showtime a few years ago I literally lost the plot. I’d flown in to Los Angeles from…

Content Creation: Talking to Yourself Is...

on June 17, 2014 by

I’m on Reddit about as much as I’m on Facebook. What amazes many other Redditors is we get far more comments and…

REVIEW: Gay Is the New Blackface in ...

on June 13, 2014 by

One of the more oddly refreshing aspects of the Jump Street franchise is that the movies are far better than the trailers….

REVIEW: ‘Edge of Tomorrow’ is a...

on June 6, 2014 by

If the Hollywood blockbuster were baby formula, then Tom Cruise’s face would be on the jar. Doug Liman’s Edge of Tomorrow is…

Elliot Rodger and American...

on May 29, 2014 by

There has been a great deal of finger-pointing since deranged gunslinger Elliot Rodger strode down a Far-West main street in Isla Vista, CA…