Get Out & Netflix Make Their Own Rules

‘Award’s Race Disruption: Why ‘Get Out’ and Netflix Can Afford to Rewrite the Rules‘ written by Anne Thompson for Indiewire explains how Netflix and Jordan Peele’s ‘Get Out’ play by their own rules when it comes to award season. This year’s huge success ‘Get Out’ is starting to enter the conversation when it comes to… Continue reading Get Out & Netflix Make Their Own Rules

The First Three Pages

On episode 295 of Scriptnotes Craig and special guest producer and screenwriter Malcolm Spellman discuss many topics, one of which is the rule that the first three pages of a script must grab the producer. It is commonly said when having your script pitched and passed to a producer that it must “grab” them on… Continue reading The First Three Pages

Diversity and Ignorance

Indiewire’s April 10, 2017 article ‘Why Diversity In The Entertainment Business Will Save Us From Stupid, Offensive Mistakes‘ by Chris O’Falt writes about how the more diverse the entertainment gets, the more progressive it will be in not making mistakes on offending and exploiting certain groups of people. He describes several recent situations where the… Continue reading Diversity and Ignorance

Blumhouse On TV

In the Indiewire article Blumhouse Gets Into Indie TV, Set’s ‘Purge’ Series and Roger Alies Limited Series As First Projects by Jude Dry, they discuss the announcement of Blumhouse Productions soon to launch their own television studio. Blumhouse Productions are very success for their low budget films such as “Paranormal Activity”, “The Purge”,  “Insidious” franchises, also with this… Continue reading Blumhouse On TV

Make American Horror Story Great Again

Interesting news from Juan Diaz’s article from Indiewire: Sarah Paulson nominates herself to play Donald Trump in New Season of ‘American Horror Story’ The show runner Ryan Murphy announced that the next season of the beloved show would be inspired by the recent presidential election, saying that it felt appropriate they would center around politicians… Continue reading Make American Horror Story Great Again

Dave Chappelle watches Key & Peele do his show

Dave Chappelle, the unstoppable comedian of the early 2000’s has returned back in the spotlight after 10 years, and his recent hosting of “SNL” now on Netflix with two comedy specials. He has also recently starred on “CBS This Morning” discussing many topics. One of them is discussing how Key & Peele did the the… Continue reading Dave Chappelle watches Key & Peele do his show