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5 Screenwriting Takeaways: ‘Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness’
Unlike any other movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness has more mind-bending, reality-testing plots and twists, but it also takes on a different, more horror-like style. That’s due to director Sam Raimi, ...
Jewish American Heritage Month: History and hopes for future-Hollywood
When screenwriter Tehran Von Ghasri was a child, he never saw himself represented on the big or small screen. As a Persian, Black Jewish person, Von Ghasri felt alone in his identity and, at first, alone in the world.
5 Screenwriting Takeaways: 'Under the Banner of Heaven'
Another true crime limited series has premiered at a time when this genre continues to increase in popularity. NBC just wrapped its Renee Zellweger-led The Thing About Pam, based on the podcast of the same name and the original story aired by Datelin...
Write On with 'Mystery Science Theater 3000' Creator Joel Hodgson
MST3K is back! Originally running from 1988 to 1999, Mystery Science Theater 3000 was revived in 2017 due to a crowdfunding campaign led by the show's creator, Joel Hodgson. The show follows a human test subject who is forced to watch "B" movies by e...
Robert Eggers' unique and distinct style of filmmaking
Filmmakers have their own distinctive styles. The ones that truly stand out have a unique ability to tell their stories in a visually compelling and stylistic way that fans spot immediately. Aaron Sorkin's dialogue stands out above other writers. Mic...
Showrunner Steven Kane on honoring the ‘Halo’ spirit
The rest of the world is discovering what gamers have known for two decades: Halo isn’t just a great first-person shooter game that launched a billion-dollar franchise, it’s sci-fi at its best. Steven Kane serves as showrunner on Paramount+’s new ser...
Write On with 'Pam & Tommy' Co-Showrunners Robert D. Siegel & D.V. DeVincentis
Based on the incredible true story, Pam & Tommy tackles a major landmark in the early days of the Internet: the leak of Pamela Anderson's (Lily James) and Tommy Lee's (Sebastian Stan) sex tape. Co-showrunner DV DeVincentis discusses what surprise...
'Until the Wheels Come Off:' A bike race & documentary divides a team
When making a documentary, filmmakers often have to just let the camera roll and see what happens. Filmmakers Matt Dearborn (Even Stevens) and Rick Weis (The Office) unavoidably became a part of the conflict in the film. The movie chronicles the jour...
Behind the scenes with the showrunner and EPs of Hulu’s 'Candy'
Deep in the heart of Texas, where church bells ring on a cloudless Sunday morning, a dutiful housewife is late for her daughter’s play rehearsal. Where has she been? Well, she intended on going to the local Target, but her watch stopped, and so she d...
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