Archive for August, 2012

August 31, 2012

Script: L’Avventura

L’Avventura was written by Michelangelo Antonioni, Elio Bartolini, and Tonino Guerra. This English version was translated by Louis Brigante.

August 31, 2012

Quote of the Day: Federico Fellini

Going to the cinema is like returning to the womb; you sit there, still and meditative in the darkness, waiting for life to appear on the screen. 

August 30, 2012

Script: There’s Something About Mary

There’s Something About Mary was written by Ed Decter and John J. Strauss.

August 30, 2012

Quote of the Day: Nora Ephron

It struck me that the movies had spent more than half a century saying, They lived happily ever after and the following quarter-century warning that they’ll be lucky to make it through the weekend. Possibly now we are now entering a third era in which the movies will be sounding a note of cautious optimism: You know it just might work. 

August 28, 2012

Script: Dead Poets Society

Dead Poets Society was written by Tom Schulman.

August 28, 2012

Quote of the Day: Marjorie Rosen

Does art reflect life? In movies, yes. Because more than any other art form, films have been a mirror held up to society’s porous face. 

August 27, 2012

Script: The Silence of the Lambs

The Silence of the Lambs was written by Ted Tally based on the novel by Thomas Harris.

August 27, 2012

Quote of the Day: D.W. Griffith

We have taken beauty and exchanged it for stilted voices. 

August 24, 2012

Script: Never Been Kissed

Never Been Kissed was written by Abby Kohn and Marc Silverstein.

August 24, 2012

Quote of the Day: Alfred Hitchcock

Dialogue should simply be a sound among other sounds, just something that comes out of the mouths of people whose eyes tell the story in visual terms.