Screenplay

Booked a Film Again?

David Hynes | Posted 25.06.2014 | UK Entertainment
David Hynes

Is it me or does every film nowadays seem to be based on a book? For the last few years the most acclaimed films seem to be a conveyor belt of adaptations. Crossover between the book and film world is an old story of course but has the extent of adaptations actually been intensified during the last few years?

From Paper to Screen - the Story of the Adapted Screenplay

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 18.02.2013 | UK Entertainment
Preetam Kaushik

What if the Lord of the Rings was never made into a trilogy? What if the Harry Potter series never saw a screen audience? If you are one of the many who consider these movies milestones in filmmaking, then you might also agree that these were great books too.

In Search of My Top Ten

Oliver Warren | Posted 05.06.2012 | UK Entertainment
Oliver Warren

There's nothing more divisive that a definitive list of anything. Taste is as subjective as politics, only twice as infuriating. If some fool elevates a piece of tat over your own particular hero, they deserve flaming, scorn and possibly even burning at the stake.

How to Succeed as a Writer Before the World Ends in 2012

Paul Bassett Davies | Posted 01.03.2012 | UK Comedy
Paul Bassett Davies

What follows are not New Year's resolutions, they are a writer's determinations which happen to be made at this time of year.

Is Cancer Comedy the New Misery Memoir?

Paul Bassett Davies | Posted 31.01.2012 | UK Comedy
Paul Bassett Davies

The classic Five Stages of Loss, also known as the Five Stages of Dying, are: Denial, Anger, Bargaining, Depression, Boredom, and Acceptance. Wait, that's six. Where does Boredom come into the picture? Answer: after about thirty minutes, if the picture in question is 50/50, the new 'Cancer Comedy.'