Saturday, April 28, 2012

Screenplay News--4.27.12

'Glee' star Chris Colfer writes his ticket in Hollywood with films, books and ...
Washington Post
He then taught himself how to write a screenplay. "I would go to my local Borders in Fresno (Calif.) and I would study Sofia Coppola's 'Marie Antoinette' published screenplay. I'd sit there — 'cause I couldn't afford it — and I'd read it and I'd read ...
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From Holland to Cornell
Cornell University The Cornell Daily Sun
I worked it out and this is what came afterwards," Wybren (Ian) de Vries told The Sun, regarding his inspiration behind his award-winning screenplay Colors. Colors follows Elisabeth Vandersteen in late 19th century America as she struggles coming to ...
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Deadline for submission of MMFF screenplay entries set May 13
Manila, Philippines – FILM producers only have a month to submit their screenplay entries to this year's Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFFP). Alu Dorotan, Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) spokesperson, said the agency has set May 13 as ...
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Animated comedy 'The Pirates! Band of Misfits' finds its sea legs
Toledo Blade
Screenplay by Gideon Dafoe, based on his book. An Aardman/ Sony Pictures Animation release, playing at Rave Franklin Park, Fallen Timbers, and Levis Commons. Rated PG for mild action, rude humor and some language. Running time: 88 minutes.
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Obsessed: Rosalind Franklin
Huffington Post
I remembered the reference to Rosalind Franklin in my section meeting and decided to see if I could find a play or screenplay in the story. At first, my interest in Rosalind Franklin's story was merely biographical. Brenda Maddox had not yet published ...
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FILM REVIEW: Think like a nice cold drink
Wicked Local
Under Tim Story's rapid-fire direction, from a smooth screenplay by Keith Merryman and David A. Newman, the result is one of the funniest romantic comedies in a very long time. Harvey is seen throughout the film on television, spilling his advice to ...
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'The Raven' lacks an emotional investment
Starring: John Cusack, Alice Eve, Luke Evans and Brendan Gleeson; screenplay by Ben Livingston and Hannah Shakespeare; produced by Marc D. Evans, Trevor Macy, Aaron Ryder and Scott Levy; directed by James McTeigue Take Edgar Allan Poe (1809-49), ...
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The Importance of Being Earnest – review
The Guardian
Gerald Barry's last full-length opera, The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant, was based upon a screenplay. His latest, first performed last year in Los Angeles and brought to Europe for concert performances with Thomas Adès conducting Birmingham ...
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No one wins in an Albanian blood feud
North Shore News
By John Goodman, North Shore News April 27, 2012 7:15 AM The Forgiveness of Blood, winner of Best Screenplay at the Berlin Film Festival, opens today at Vancity Theatre. - The Forgiveness of Blood. (USA/Albania 2011) Director: Joshua Marston.
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