Click to Skip Ad
Closing in...
Celebrating 17 Years of Film.Biz.Fans.

Stuck In Love

  • The Playlist
    2 comments
    tweet
    3

    Watch: Trailer For 'Writers' With Logan Lerman, Lily Collins, Greg Kinnear, Jennifer Connelly & Kristen Bell

    Trying to get noticed amongst hundreds of films is tough, and though it premiered last fall at the Toronto International Film Festival, the indie dramedy "Writers" didn't make much of a splash. And while there hasn't been much heard about the film since then, a trailer has wormed i...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    7

    Now and Then: A 'Zero Dark Thirty' Piece That's (Mostly) Not About Torture

    We are Maya. That's the first thought that comes to mind about Jessica Chastain's tireless, obsessed CIA analyst in "Zero Dark Thirty," a "motherfucker" who's been chasing Osama bin Laden for twelve years — nearly the same length of time as this country's impossible war.

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    22

    'Perks of Being a Wallflower' Joins Usual Suspects for Six USC Scripter Award Nominations

    "Perks of Being a Wallflower" joins usual suspects "Argo," "Beasts of the Southern Wild," "Life of Pi," "Lincoln," and "Silver Linings Playbook" as contenders for the 25th annual USC Libraries Scripter awards. Usually five films are nominated, but this year a tie resulted in six nods.

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    12

    Writing 'Life of Pi': David Magee Talks the Mother of Adaptations

    After ten long years of painstaking development, "Life of Pi" finally made it to the screen. And there were many times that Fox 2000 chief Elizabeth Gabler, who optioned it right after it was published, did not think that it would happen. Only when Ang Lee came along four years ago did it become pos...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    21

    Oscar Watch: Check Out Online Screenplays for 'Amour,' 'Moonrise Kingdom,' 'This is 40'

    "It starts with the script" is an old chestnut which just happens to be true. I get a kick out of talking to actors, directors and studio heads, but by far my favorite conversations are with such writers as Michael Arndt or Tony Kushner. These people are smart! Years ago after interviewing the Coens...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    Doha Tribeca Film Festival: Purvis & Wade Talk 'Skyfall,' Their Last Bond Movie, and Kinky 'Cocaine Nights'

    At their Doha Tribeca Film Festival Masterclass, which took place on the rooftop of a hotel on the edge of the city's old souk (with a fighter jet screaming overhead to add to the 007 vibe), British screenwriting duo Neal Purvis and Robert Wade revealed why "Skyfall" will mark the satisfying conclus...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    13

    Sorkin Reveals Structure of Steve Jobs Biopic

    Walter Isaacson's bestselling Steve Jobs biography was nothing if not a door-stopper. So writer Aaron Sorkin's challenge was to figure out a way in: cradle to grave biopic? One slice? He went with something closer to "Slumdog Millionaire"'s ingenious way of using the questions as entries to parts of...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    2 comments
    tweet
    9

    RIP Film Critic Elliott Stein

    When I worked at my first journalism gig as associate editor at Film Comment Magazine back in the 80s, Elliott Stein was one of my favorite regular contributors. He was erudite about world cinema, an omnivorous global cinephile and historian who knew more about Asian cinema than anyone I knew.

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    16

    Film World Salutes Andrew Sarris UPDATE (VIDEO)

    Some of the top figures in New York film culture of the past five decades paid tribute to the late Andrew Sarris, the iconic film critic most noted for championing the “auteur” theory in America. Sarris died in June at the age of 83. The afternoon tribute, which played to a packed house at the Walte...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    14

    Austin Film Festival 2012 Screenplay and Teleplay Competition Winners

    The 19th annual Austin Film Festival jury has chosen its 2012 Screenplay and Teleplay Competition winners from a record-number of 6,500 submissions. AFF honored scripts in the drama and comedy categories as well as presenting the Enderby Entertainment and Dark Hero Studios Sci-Fi Awards.

    Read More »

Recent Posts


  • Men, Women and ChildrenWatch: Everyone's Disconnected In The ...The Playlist
  • Focus World Grabs 'Ruth & Alex,' Starring ...Thompson on Hollywood
  • 'Boyhood' Star Patricia Arquette Will ...Thompson on Hollywood