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Be careful what you wish for; she was older than Bud, but he decided he liked her anyhow. She was bold; said she was headed to Hollywood to be a screenwriter, and she seemed to know what she was talking about. Once they hit town, she even pointed him toward a place to stay...
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Twist defines 'Gone Girl' and high box office numbers. I, however, am finding it difficult to appreciate the movie fully. David Fincher and screenwriter Gillian Flynn, who based the script on her own novel, have given us an incredibly faithful adaptation. Note for note...
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Movie review: 'Lone Survivor' paints an honest, even portrait

...being airlifted to a base hospital where doctors and nurses scramble to save his life. The title and the manner in which screenwriter/director Peter Berg chooses to open the film leave no room for doubt about what's going to happen in the narrative to...
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Tucson students have play headed for off-Broadway

...Judges for the 2014 competition included writers for "The Late Show With David Letterman," filmmaker Finbarr Wilbrink and screenwriter Karl Gajdusek. While submissions come from students who have attended the workshops, it's open to all young writers...
The best and worst of 2012 at the movies

...but I should have trusted Steven Spielberg. Not only is Daniel Day-Lewis' performance transcendent, but Spielberg and screenwriter Tony Kushner managed to create one of the most emotional, gripping, and often downright funny films I've seen in a long...
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The Good Dinosaur

Opens Tuesday, Nov 24, 2015 Synopsis: From the minds of Pixar come this touching tale the poses the question as to what if dinosaurs lived during modern times. Finding Nemo and Up's screenwriter ob Peterson directs. ~ Jeremy Wheeler, Rovi Cast: Neil Patrick Harris, John Lithgow, Frances McDormand, Judy Greer, Bill Hader, Lucas Neff Movie Details Buy Tickets Movie Review

One Chance

Opens Friday, Aug 29, 2014 Synopsis: Director David Frankel (The Devil Wears Prada, Marley & Me) teams with screenwriter Justin Zackham (The Bucket List) to tell the story of amateur opera singer Paul Potts (James Corden), who went from meek shop clerk to international superstar after his stunning performance on Britain's Got Talent became a viral video phenomenon. Julie Walters, Colm Meaney, and Mackenzie Crook co-star. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: James Corden, Mackenzie Crook, Julie Walters, Colm Meaney, Jemima Rooper, Alexandra Roach Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

Jimi: All Is By My Side

Opens Friday, Sep 26, 2014 Synopsis: André Benjamin steps into the role of Jimi Hendrix in this biopic set during 1966-67, as the iconic rocker rose from playing backup guitar at New York's Cheetah Club to igniting the Monterey Pop Festival with a scorching performance that would go down as one of the most memorable in rock-and-roll history. Imogen Poots and Hayley Atwell co-star in a film written and directed by Oscar-winning 12 Years a Slave screenwriter John Ridley. ~ Jeremy Wheeler, Rovi Cast: Andre 3000, Imogen Poots, Ashley Charles, Hayley Atwell Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

Affleck proves a man about 'Town'

...Jennifer Lopez, depending on the situation, for so long that it became easy to forget that he's actually an Oscar-winning screenwriter, as well as a pretty darn good actor. When "Gone Baby Gone" came out a couple of years ago, it won a lot of critical...
Art Briefs

...Dorothy Gray, director of the Alaska State Writing Consortium; Joe Rizzo, Nikiski High School drama teacher, actor and screenwriter; Vickie Roney, Kenai Alternative art specialist; and Erin Southwick, Soldotna Elementary School music conductor and reading...


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