Peter Bart

The taint of terror


One of life’s brighter moments for a screenwriter is to show up on a movie set on the first day of principal photography and actually see one’s dialogue and characters transformed into reality. When…

A new ball game?


MEMO TO: Talent agency chiefs FROM: Peter Bart SUBJECT: Reality check In accordance with this column’s custom of giving advice where none is solicited, I would urge you to pause for a moment from…

Trial by tube


Eight weeks and 35 witnesses into the O.J. Show, it’s become clear that the Trial of the Century isn’t panning out, either as showbiz or as a supposed “service to society.” Sure, there are millions…

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