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Six of the Best... Movies About the Movies

Earlier this year the Coen brothers released Hail, Caesar!, their ode to the romance of the classical Hollywood era. That film became part of a rich tradition of movies about the movies. 987 more words

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Skinned Alive

May 12 2016: Tale Weaver #65 – The Old House

This week I am asking you to consider the image as a stimulus for a tale about an old house. 337 more words

Creative Writing

365 films in 2016: film 19 (Hearts Of Darkness 1991)

Anyone who’s ever tried to make a film knows it’s hard, and it’s frustrating when people assume it’s easy and say things like ‘you don’t have to do anything just sit in a chair and shout action and cut’ I remember Fincher said directing is like painting a picture except there’s 80 people holding the paintbrush for you and you’re 20 feet away shouting ‘make that tree greener, no greener… GREENER’ and I think that sums it up perfectly. 388 more words

Hearts of Darkness, a filmmaker's apocalypse

I am taking inspiration from Hearts of Darkness, a documentary about the making of Apocalypse Now, as to how not to make a film. Francis Ford Coppola describes it as a “twenty million dollar disaster” that took ages to make. 327 more words

Creating Screen Fiction

Dave Thompson on The Tony Basilio Show on WJBE 99.7 FM

Dave Thompson, author of Hearts of Darkness, spoke with Tony Basilio on 99.7 FM, Knoxville, Tennessee’s very own Tony Basilio Show. They spoke about all things James Taylor, Jackson Browne, and Cat Stevens and how they launched the age of the singer-songwriter in the 1970s. 200 more words

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