Last night was the 90th Academy Awards, a ceremony that usually inspires some controversy, joys, disappointments and emotional tears, for the attendees at least. Whether you love or hate the films that won or were nominated, it's always an interesting night. In case you missed it, here is the full list of nominees and winners.… Continue reading And The Winner Is…. Oscars 2018
Starring: James Franco, Dave Franco, Seth Rogen, Allison Brie Director: James Franco Back in the early 2000's, a man called Tommy Wiseau made a film called The Room. It's one of the weirdest, worst films ever. And yet... it's so bad that it's incredibly entertaining. It's reached cult status over the years, and has regularly… Continue reading The Disaster Artist (2017)
Q & A with Nicolas Martin, writer of Florence Foster Jenkins from Hermione Flavia on Vimeo. Hi guys, little treat for you. I managed to catch a great short interview, Q&A style with the writer of the film Florence Foster Jenkins, starring Meryl Streep and Hugh Grant, and directed by Stephen Frears. It's an interesting… Continue reading Screenwriter Nicolas Martin on his new film Florence Foster Jenkins.
K9 was one of my favourite films when I was a kid. I was a sucker for anything with a dog in it, but it was a very funny, buddy cop film. Scott Myers, who wrote this script, as well as over 30 others for the major Hollywood studios, also writes for the Blacklist blog,… Continue reading 1, 2, 7, 14: Scott’s Myers simple method for better writing practice.
A friend of mine recently posted on Facebook some rather witty criticisms about Michael Bay’s filmmaking skills. He asked, why are these films being made if they’re crap? And then laughingly pointed out that it’s because people like him had gone to see them. He was referring to the new Transformers: Age of Extinction movie,… Continue reading Michael Bay, Giant Robots & Emerging Markets: How Hollywood investors are learning to stop worrying and love the kaiju.