Even A-list Hollywood screenwriters need some help getting their complex ideas into cohesive script form. That means more than just proper formatting of stage directions — and Final Draft 10, the industry-standard screenwriting program, gets that. The list of Final Draft devotees includes exalted film luminaries like Aaron Sorkin, James Cameron, JJ Abrams, Sofia Coppola, […]
Five directors came together recently for The Envelope Animation Roundtable to tackle such topics as selling their ideas, letting the visuals tell the story and working with voice actors.
“The experience I had seeing ‘Star Wars’ for the first time was mind-blowing. Eleven is a great age to have your mind blown.” And now it’s Abrams’ turn to blow some minds.
If you thought the pre-release buzz about superhero movies was out of control, just put your ear to the Internet these days. That roaring sound is the online chatter over Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
Home Alone has made enough hundreds of millions of dollars by now and solidified enough of a multigenerational fan base to survive the following review: to hell with it.
By Matt Pearce, Los Angeles Times The killing was so shocking, so unexpected and so downright weird that it became a Texas Monthly magazine story and then a popular motion picture, “Bernie.” In 1996, beloved east Texas assistant funeral director Bernie Tiede — a darling to those who knew him around the town of Carthage — […]