A high-concept, riveting police drama, in which two Hong Kong cops (each informing for the other side) find their destinies inextricably intertwined, "Infernal Affairs" holds its audience in a…
If last summer was a season of the sequel, then this year's award cycle is surely the winter of the adaptation. Most of the year's biggest and award-touted films are made from screenplays adapted…
Novelists working in Hollywood have had a checkered history for sure. F. Scott Fitzgerald and William Faulkner hated it, while Michael Crichton might tell you otherwise.
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No Good Deed
No Good Deed1Daily:$1.6M Cumulative:$25.9M Sony / Screen Gems -71.48%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy2Daily:$578,865 Cumulative:$306.6M Disney -72.21%
Dolphin Tale 2
Dolphin Tale 23Daily:$522,465 Cumulative:$16.4M Warner Brothers -87.42%
About nine years ago when Bill Mechanic, then Fox Filmed Entertainment chairman, read tyro scribe Antwone Fisher's original screenplay, his first reaction was that it was very rough in the writing…
For a screenwriter, adapting a true story means performing a precarious balancing act. The problem, simply put, is that life is not drama.
Legit has been a source of material as well as talent since cinema's inception. And for a couple decades back then, one medium was considered so much more disreputable than the other that stage…
I'll tell you one question that never popped into my head during the months it took me to adapt Charles Dickens' 777-page novel "Nicholas Nickleby" into a screenplay: How will I ever find enough…
The most pleasantly surprising thing about the 1971 screenplay roster is how not bad it is. Some films were overlooked that have proved more durable than the anointed ones, but that's only to be…
There were plenty of creative-rights issues in the last round of Writers Guild of America contract negotiations, but probably none more intractable than the "film by" credit.
After keeping Hollywood on red alert over fear of a devastating 2001 strike, the town's writers have resumed their typical low profile.