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Thinking on your feet

The director Elia Kazan, whose credits included A Streetcar Named Desire and On the Waterfront, was proud of his legs. In his memoirs… 1,241 more words


The secondary lights

Note: This post discusses plot details from the most recent episode of Twin Peaks.

When I first heard about the return of Twin Peaks… 1,223 more words


The inconceivable figure

Whenever I’m working on a project longer than a short story, there comes a point where something strange happens: I find that I’m suddenly writing it in my head all the time. 1,292 more words


Happy Birthday: Walter Murch

Date of Birth 12 July 1943, New York City, New York, USA
Birth Name Walter Scott Murch

Married to:
Aggie Murch (6 August 1965 – present) (2 children) 195 more words

Happy Birthday

It only feels hopeless if you let it

“Take any writer you want in the 19th century: they wrote with quill pens, dipping a piece of goose feather in ink and writing. And yet we read those novels today, and if we’re sensitive to them, we respond to them with an immediacy that is stronger than anything written today on a word processor.” 139 more words

Writing & Blogging

The act of cutting

In a recent article in The New Yorker on Ernest Hemingway, Adam Gopnik evocatively writes: “The heart of his style was not abbreviation but amputation; not simplicity but mystery.” He explains: 1,235 more words


Cruise and control

Over the last week, I’ve been listening to a long interview that the writer and director Christopher McQuarrie gave to The Empire Film Podcast after the release of… 1,365 more words