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“The Last Jedi” tells the familiar in surprising ways.By now, movie fans can be assured that each new “Star Wars” saga will have a lot of the same: light saber battles, snarling...
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Join the ISA's Felicity Wren and Max Timm as they sit fireside and celebrate the holiday spirit by discussing great Christmas movies, themes, and list their favorite timeless classics. Christmas movies tend to follow a particular type of theme and a relatable approach...
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Episode 190: Irish Director Brendan MuldowneyBrendan Muldowney Talks About His New 13th Century Irish Adventure Film, Pilgrimage.
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Episode 191 - Writer W. Bruce CameronW. Bruce Cameron Talks About His Transition From Writing A Newspaper Column To Screenwriter.
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Rewriting is the crux of every writer's existence, but it's a necessity. So join Max and Felicity as they talk about rewriting and why it's so important to have someone helping you through your rewrite. Doing it alone will only take you longer, especially if you're relatively...
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Hello everyone, and welcome to PAGE 2 SCREEN. This is the weekly podcast presented by the International Screenwriters Association where two writers examine a movie or a TV show and its journey from page to screen. I’m Jeff York, your host, and today we have another...
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The ISA's Max Timm sat down with comic book expert, writer, editor, and consultant, Jim Higgins for a quick chat about the intricate process of developing, producing, and writing a comic book. On top of the writing process and approach to comic book writing, they also...
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“Thor: Ragnarok” is one of Marvel Studios’ finest and funniest.Three films into the Thor franchise, Marvel Studios continues to amaze yet again with this second sequel that is both a fun adventure and funny romp. Director  Taika Waititi and...
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“Blade Runner 2049” is a fitting sequel to the cult classic from 1982.Making a sequel to a classic film is an intimidating task, especially when your follow-up is 35 years after the original. Thus, “Blade Runner 2049” had its...
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EXCERPT FROM THE PODCAST:"... as writers we can feel terrified. We have a blank page and it looks like the entire world is available, but if...
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“Marvel’s Inhumans” is a marvel of missed opportunities.Marvel has had an incredible track record on both the big screen and small, but the new ABC-TV series “Marvel’s Inhumans” really misses the mark. Adapted from the 1965 comic by Stan Lee...
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This is a podcast recording of the ISA's Facebook Live broadcast of Wine Wednesdays. Please note that some promotions offered during the live broadcast are not offered to the participants listening to the recording. We can, however, assist you if you wish to find out more...
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EXCERPT FROM THE INTERVIEW:"...Don’t write for anyone but yourself.  At the end of the day, write the movie that you know you would be super excited to sit down and watch. Don’t think...
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“Twin Peaks” ends with a confounding but fitting finale.Anyone who was looking for straight-forward storytelling from Showtime’s revival of “Twin Peaks” should have looked elsewhere. Filmmaker David Lynch loves complex dream worlds and his series...
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Did “Game of Thrones” finish season 7 with more craft than cunning?“Game of Thrones” is a worldwide phenomenon and that’s due to its involving storylines, superb cast, and state-of-the-art production values. Showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss...
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Something clearly was lost in translation adapting “The Glass Castle” Sometimes sprawling novels covering decades of time are too gargantuan to be contained in a two-hour film. Such is the case with “The Glass Castle.” While the film adaptation of...
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20th anniversary of “L.A. Confidential” proves the neo-noir stands with the best.“L.A. Confidential” garnered great reviews when it opened in 1997 and 20 years later, its place among the top tier of film noir is unquestioned. Filmmaker Curtis Hanson and...
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This week we are going to be looking at Dunkirk by Christopher Nolan.On top of being an extraordinary cinematic experience, Dunkirk is a particularly interesting script to look at as screenwriters, because it breaks pretty much every rule that you’ve likely been told...
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“War for the Planet of the Apes” is a superb finish to the trilogy.Rarely is the third movie in a trilogy the best one, but “War for the Planet of the Apes” is just that. Concluding the sci-fi tale of evolved apes battling what’s left of mankind,...
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“Spider-Man: Homecoming” secures Peter Parker’s future by returning him to school. The reboot of the “Spider-Man” franchise may be its third start in just 15 years, but this latest one wisely returns Peter Parker to high school. His...
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