The screenwriter and director has just released his first children's book,Bartholomew Biddle and the Very Big Wind. The 96-page book tells the story of a brave boy who loves to fly, and who has an enormous heart and an eager appetite for all that life has to offer.
I'm declaring a moratorium on the "found footage" mock documentary. And, while we're at it, how about the same thing for movies shot to look like they're hand-held documentaries, even when they're just fiction films?
I was probably the most nervous I'd ever been when I went up onstage to do my scene with Stanley Tucci! Imagine this: Your first line in a movie. Ever. Onstage. With your acting idol. Totally improvised. In front of three hundred people.
The filmmakers chose to shoot the Games in a natural environment. Surprisingly, this only increases the horror of the televised bloodbath. There's something about the forest that's just creepier than anything we can make with our hands.