John Ridley on Bill Maher

I somehow missed this while driving around Santa Barbara but John Ridley hit the Bill Maher show to talk about 12 Years a Slave.
Posted On 02 Feb 2014

The New Black List revealed

From Anne Thompson: Best Picture Oscar winners “Argo,” “The King’s Speech” and “Slumdog Millionaire” were all featured on previous Black Lists. Meanwhile, seven of the last twelve screenwriting Oscars were featured on previous Black Lists (“Juno,” “Slumdog Millionaire,” “T...
Posted On 16 Dec 2013

The Counselor satisfies some and baffles many others

I like Ridley Scott’s The Counselor so much I saw it twice this weekend.  I like Cormac McCarthy’s screenplay so much I read it three times, months ago.  Reading McCarthy’s words first helped me feel the same sensation I’d have if the movie was an...
Posted On 27 Oct 2013

Jesse Williams rips Django Unchained to smithereens

I can’t recall the last time I ever read a more devastating shredding of a film than this dismantling written by Jesse Williams (mild-mannered actor, model, producer, star of Grey’s Anatomy by day; heroic blogger, teacher, Temple University grad, though-provoker, and...
Posted On 19 Feb 2013