“Screenwriting Isn’t Writing” and Other Bullshit

by Angela Guess Richard Brody of the New Yorker published an article this week under the inhospitable title, "Screenwriting Isn't Writing." The article discusses F. Scott Fitzgerald's unsuccessful bout as a screenwriter, purporting: Fitzgerald’s time in Hollywood was a period of illusion, of delusion over all. Much to his credit and much to his misfortune, he was... Continue Reading →

Quote of the Day: John Berger

What is saved in the cinema when it achieves art is a spontaneous continuity with all mankind. It is not an art of the princes or the bourgeoisie. It is popular and vagrant. In the sky of the cinema people learn what they might have been and discover what belongs to them apart from their single lives.

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