After seeing Birdman I decided every writer should see this movie. That's especially true if you're desperately hammering away at that novel you're trying to finish for National Novel Writing Month.
Pancho Kohner, the independent producer, has created a film to remain on the walls of the soul.
Do you feel as if you are being bullied about your hair choices? On one hand, there are Black women and girls who eschew dangerous chemical relaxers and instead rock their God-given afro-textured hair, and often experience bullying as a result.
Involve your entire organization whether it's five or fifty people: great content ideas come in all shapes and sizes: admins, customers, channel partners, sales, support, customer service and/or exec staff.
With Thanksgiving on the horizon, we're thankful to bring you episode 59 of the MovieFilm Podcast!
To my mind, The Imitation Game is the best film of the year: a gripping tale of wartime espionage and code-breaking that also manages to be the character study of an important figure whose contributions have been ignominiously ignored.
Fear, panic, invention, procrastination, conversation, more conversation with the director, more conversation with the DP (because I want to know what the color palette is), reading an enormous amount of books, more procrastination, more fear, and more deadlines until somebody yanks the score away from me.
When John Carney (Once) decided to make a follow-up film about three people trying to maintain passion and artistic integrity in the music business, there was just one ideal choice to write the songs.
Thanksgiving has been celebrated by Native Americans, Christians, Jews and whoever else wants to since 1621, and I firmly believe we should continue unapologetically to celebrate giving thanks to God Almighty for our many blessings.
Family and friends are pretty good, too, but I'm pretty sure we need to make sure you have your viewing schedule lined up for all those free hours in between meals.
At this point, it seems pretty pointless to review a new entry in The Hunger Games series.
I mean, it's great that we all possess a hidden wellspring of compassion that allows us to extend a hand to a stranger in trouble, but I don't know what I'd do if I found out the person to whom I was about to extend a kindness actually admitted to liking Jack Reacher.
Red carpet screenings at The Buell and their requisite parties ushered in some of the big films, while the 200+ films being screened over the 12-day fete continue to intrigue, provoke, terrify and delight moviegoers.
Amir Bar-Lev's documentary, Happy Valley, about the Penn State sex scandal that unfolded from mid-2011 to 2012, may surprise people.
When I first got involved with the movie, Chris said to me, "I have this idea. I'm not going to tell you what the movie is, but I've written this one page description, and if I give you that one page, can you spend one day with it and write whatever comes to you?"
When it comes to fiction -- which today includes television, movies, video games, and other narrative media -- copying someone else's ideas is nothing new.