In this week’s round-up brought to us by ScriptMag.com, read movie reviews from cinephile Tom Stemple as he goes back to viewing films in physical movie theatres. Plus, exclusive interviews with Amazon’s Them creator and showrunner Little Marvin, horror film Jakob’s Wife director Travis Stevens, a history lesson with Dr. Rosanne Welch about trailblazer screenwriter Anita Loos, and much more!
UNDERSTANDING SCREENWRITING: Movie Theatres Return!
Tom has some movies from streaming services (The Half of It, The Trial of the Chicago 7) and some from, yes, actual movie theatres (News of the World, The Courier).
Interview with Amazon's Them Creator, Showrunner, EP, and Writer Little Marvin
Script's editor, Sadie Dean, speaks one-on-one with Little Marvin, the creator, showrunner, EP, and writer behind Them, Amazon's new horror anthology limited series. They tap into the storytelling tactics he used to create suspense, collaboration on set, his screenwriting journey, and more.
INDIE SPOTLIGHT: Interview with Honeydew Writer/Director Devereux Milburn
Script's editor, Sadie Dean, speaks with writer/director and editor Devereux Milburn about the filmmaking journey behind Honeydew, how his editing background helped with his writing process, and the bonus factor of shooting a contained horror film.
Women Prefer Anita Loos
Celebrating the Female Screenwriters Who Came Before Us: Anita Loos.
Who is Jakob's Wife?
Jakob’s Wife has been a journey of over half a decade. Thuc Nguyen speaks with director Travis Stevens about how the movie came about and what influenced the filmmakers along the way.
Arclight Cuts to Black
A fond farewell to the Arclight, a movie-going experience staple in Los Angeles.
Ask the Coach: When Should I Give Up On a Script?
In this installment of "Ask the Coach," Jenna Avery answers a pre-submitted question about when to toss in the towel on a work in progress or when to push forward on said script.
INTERVIEW: Florian Zeller, Writer/Director of The Father and Co-Writer Christopher Hampton
Andrew Bloomenthal interviews Florian Zeller, writer/director of The Father and co-writer Christopher Hampton, about adapting the award-winning play into a film that explores the nightmare of slipping into confusion.
INTERVIEW: Vanquish Writer/Director George Gallo
Script's editor, Sadie Dean, interviews Vanquish writer/director George Gallo, in which he gives incredible insight from a director’s perspective on how to convey emotion and tone through color palettes, camera angles to point-of-view, and much more!