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Beware: The world is full of writer zombies seeking to destroy your chances of success. Real zombies—if movies and TV shows are to be believed­—are easy to spot. They don’t walk, they lurch.  They hiss. They have terrible skin. Writer zombies, on the other hand, […]

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Behind every (fill in the blank) great/glorious/funny/scary/sad story told on film is an equally great/glorious/funny/scary (yes, probably sometimes) sad story: the one about how the whole thing went from being an idea in a brain (probably many years ago) to a big screen premiere at a big-time Festival. In this […]

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Pop the cork on a bottle of Chianti. Today we are celebrating the news that the director behind one of our favorite cinema villains of all time will be joining us at the Los Angeles Film Festival. On Sunday, June 14, Academy Award winning director Jonathan […]

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