Seventy years ago James Joyce and Virginia Woolf died. Not together. They didn’t goad each other into an impromptu and drunken drag race through the streets of Trieste, ending in an iconic but tragically twisted ball of metal, petrol and flaming death. Nope, Joyce and Woolf just happen to share 1941 as the year in [...]
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“I got a 410 on my math SATs. You get 200 automatically for just writing your name correctly. And, there I was, writing a screenplay about a mathematical genius.” Such was the challenge set before Akiva Goldsman, screenwriter of the adaptation of A Beautiful Mind, the biography of genius mathematician and physicist, John Forbes Nash, [...]
How do you adapt a best selling book into a great screenplay without upsetting some fans along the way? “Don’t fix what isn’t broken,” responds screenwriter Jennie Snyder who adapted Emily Giffin’s novel Something Borrowed into the film starring Kate Hudson, Ginnifer Goodwin and Colin Egglesfield.