Bob Verini goes beyond screenwriting tips and tackles another aspect of the screenwriter’s “American Dream,” analyzing writing-award statistics to give you some hints that one day you, too, may be blessed by Oscar.
One of 2017’s most absorbing films for adults, Margaret Betts’ Novitiate explores the multidimensionality of the decision to become “a bride of Christ,” starring Melissa Leo.
The Academy's historian and host of Turner Classic Movies, Robert Osborne, lends insight into the selection of best screenplay winners, past and present.
History is always fascinating to revisit, even in the film industry. Bob Verini takes you back to 2002 when the Academy of Motion Pictures examined what some feel is their greatest blemish - the Hollywood Blacklist.
The incredible, tragic life of Christine Chubbuck—the Sarasota-based local newscaster who chose to end her life with an on-air gunshot—has now come to the screen, thanks to a remarkable screenplay by first-timer Craig Shilowich.
Writing a scene takes time. In the course of 10 years of development and scripting 'Defiance,' their take on the climax of the movie changed. The team shared the scene's journey with Script.
As one of the more prolific and emotionally literate writers working today, Christopher Hampton does not shy away from a character-arc challenge. Still, the intense dynamic between the principals—Sigmund Freud and Carl Jung—in 'A Dangerous Method' required him to push himself beyond his writing limits.
Bob Verini interviews writer-director Jonathan Hensleigh on how he transformed an incredible true story into a credible feature film - 'Kill the Irishman.'
Bob Verini interviews co-screenwriters of 'Beautiful Boy' on their inspiration for their script and making a movie based on a difficult subject.
Where’s the Gen-X Big Chill? Far from a full-out attempt at demographic summary, but putting in its two cents, is a new seriocomedy entitled The D Train...