April 26, 2017

Interview: Ron Nyswaner (HOMELAND)

Ron Nyswaner first made his name as a screenwriter of powerful, issue-driven films with 1993’s PHILADELPHIA, which earned him Writers Guild Award, Academy Award and Golden Globe nominations. He is also the writer of acclaimed films THE PAINTED VEIL, which garnered two Film Independent Spirit Award nominations, and last year’s FREEHELD, which starred Julianne Moore, […]

March 15, 2017

Interview: Seth Meyers (LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS)

LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS (NBC) has built a dedicated following thanks to killer segments like “A Closer Look,” “Jokes Seth Can’t Tell” and “Seth’s Favorite Jokes of the Week.” Behind his desk, Seth Meyers has proved to be one of the sharpest and wittiest Comedy/Variety talk show hosts we’ve seen. His hard-hitting political satire […]

January 17, 2017

Interview: Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick (DEADPOOL)

The surprise awards-darling this year is DEADPOOL (Twentieth Century Fox Film), which expanded the Marvel franchise to include a foul-mouthed, pop-culture obsessed, comic book action anti-hero. The film, written by Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick, and based on the X-Men Comic Books, has been nominated for a Writers Guild Award for Adapted Screenplay, along with […]

Interview: Kenneth Lonergan (MANCHESTER BY THE SEA)

With films like 2000’s YOU CAN COUNT ON ME and 2011’s MARGARET, Writer-Director Kenneth Lonergan has demonstrated an incredible talent for writing characters that bare their souls and show their scars. Lonergan solidifies his place as one of the great screenwriters of the modern era with his latest film, MANCHESTER BY THE SEA (Amazon Studios/Roadside Attractions). […]

December 5, 2016

Interview: Rebecca Miller (MAGGIE’S PLAN)

Rebecca Miller’s films, from THE PRIVATE LIVES OF PIPPA LEE and THE BALLAD OF JACK AND ROSE to PERSONAL VELOCITY and ANGELA, have garnered praise from Sundance to Edinburgh. MAGGIE’S PLAN (Sony Classics), which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival, is being touted as an awards-season favorite. The comedy follows Maggie (Greta Gerwig), who decides […]