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‘Bombshell’ Aptly Captures the Nuances, Perils and Pains of Speaking Out
Bombshell is a powerful piece of work, but it’s also not an easy watch. There are intentional cringe-worthy moments galore as women on the forefront of the #MeToo movement struggle to find their voices while keeping their jobs. Rare is an achievement...
The Fast Five: ‘Bond’s New Crooner is Unveiled, as Apple Deals With a Lawsuit Over ‘Servant’
Lawsuits in this industry are always fascinating. Creators may suspect their ideas have been stolen when watching a similar show or movie to their own, but very rarely do they go to the lengths of suing over the perceived theft. And when they do, the...
Vince Befi is Rising Through the Ranks
30-year-old Vince Befi fondly remembers his childhood, watching countless films while growing up in the Florida town of Niceville.
Write On with 'Burning Cane' Writer-Director Phillip Youmans
Burning Cane writer-director Phillip Youmans discusses the real-life inspiration for the film, how he made the film while still in high school, getting picked up for distribution by Ava DuVernay's ARRAY, and much more.
Five Takeaways From ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’
Your weekly break-down of a popular movie or television episode to see what a screenwriter—or any writer, for that matter—can take away from what’s on screen: what worked, what didn’t, and how you can use what’s popular to craft better stories.
The Weekend Movie Takeaway: Oscar® Contender '1917' Leads the Weekend Box Office
One major Oscar® contender emphatically proved itself at the box office this past weekend, slipping into the race for wide audiences right before nominations were announced.
The Fast Five: ‘Joker’ Leads Oscar® Nominations, While Robots Take Charge at Warner Bros.
While it can feel like awards’ season goes on forever, this morning’s announcement of the 2019 Academy Award® nominations takes us one step closer to the finish line. Technology also takes a front seat in this week’s film and TV news, as Samsung rele...
Weekend Writing Inspiration: Wrapping Up Your 2019 Writing Year
Being Seen Is A Radical Act: Chinonye Chukwu On 'Clemency'
What do you think of when someone brings up prison wardens? Hollywood has trained us to imagine imposing, burly, middle-aged white men. Does someone like Alfre Woodard come to mind? This legend plays the lead in Clemency, the second feature film of d...
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