Bergman Island Is the Rare Movie About Writers Trying To Write That Really Works

BERGMAN ISLAND STILL 1 Vicky Krieps and Tim Roth in ‘Bergman Island’ Credit – Courtesy of IFC Films Movies about artists making art—or, worse, writers trying to write—are always a risky proposition. For one thing, to everyone out there in the real world who’s scrambling to make an honest living, the job of creating stuff … Read more

Blockbusters are back?; The Atlantic wants a stable of newsletter writers

How Blockbusters Survive Netflix The latest Bond flick, “No Time to Die,” and the Marvel movie “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” kindled hope for cinemas with blockbuster ticket sales. But Hollywood won’t return to pre-pandemic standards. For one thing, only action or horror movie franchises have performed, “particularly when they are offered … Read more

‘Pirates’ Writers Liked Another Character MUCH More Than Jack Sparrow – nonenglishfeed

If you’ve ever watched any of the five films in Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean franchise, you know that Captain Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) is the face — and personality, savvy? — of the films. Credit: Disney Related: Johnny Depp’s ‘Pirates’ Considered “Doomed to Fail” But, as it turns out, the team in the Pirates writers’ … Read more

Scorned Disney, ‘Star Wars’ Writers Throw Support Behind Scarlett Johansson

Since Marvel Studios’ first Phase 4 movie, Scarlett Johnasson-led Black Widow, released on July 9, 2021, it has garnered more than a little bit of controversy. Credit: Marvel Studios Related: ‘Black Widow’ Nose Dives With Most “Stunning Crash” in MCU History First, some Marvel fans were unhappy with the “low stakes” film that explored the origin … Read more

Scary Movie Writers Still Owed Money By ‘Evil’ Weinstein Company

Calling The Weinstein Company “evil”, Scary Movie co-creator Marlon Wayans says he and his brothers are still owed money for the popular series. The “evil” Weinstein Company still owes Scary Movie‘s writers’ money twenty years after the film’s release. The top-rated horror spoof-comedy franchise was by far the most profitable of director Keenan Ivory Wayans’ … Read more

The Writers’ Room Is So Secretive That Windows Are Taped Closed and Fingerprints Are Required

The Lord of the Rings is one of the most successful franchises. Its popularity is up there with the Harry Potter series and Game of Thrones. With its success and influence in pop culture, almost everyone knows a thing or two about the beloved show. But that’s not stopping Amazon from keeping it one of … Read more

Quora Writers Say ‘Unchecked Jew-Hatred,’ Holocaust Denial Persist on Popular Q&A Site

The “Holocaust Forensics” Quora space, criticized by some Jewish users of the platform. Photo: Screenshot https://www.algemeiner.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/Quora-Writers-Say-‘Unchecked-Jew-Hatred’-Algemeiner-8_31_21-8.03-AM.mp3 As social media companies increasingly face public scrutiny over their moderation of hateful content, a number of Jewish writers on the question-and-answer platform Quora are calling on the company to stamp out the spread of antisemitic misinformation and harassment, … Read more

Scorned Disney, ‘Star Wars’ Writers Throw Support Behind Scarlett Johansson – nonenglishfeed

Since Marvel Studios’ first Phase 4 movie, Scarlett Johnasson-led Black Widow, released on July 9, 2021, it has garnered more than a little bit of controversy. Credit: Marvel Studios Related: ‘Black Widow’ Nose Dives With Most “Stunning Crash” in MCU History First, some Marvel fans were unhappy with the “low stakes” film that explored the origin … Read more