Monthly Archives: August 2012

#WW CSSC Writer Wednesday | Blog the 9th: Affection for the Affected Speech

Tweet David Cronenberg’s Cosmopolis is abrasive cinema, though not necessarily in the way you might imagine given the writer/director’s track record. By the standards of Cronenberg’s past efforts, even some of his more recent entries, the film is only mildly … Continue reading

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#WW CSSC Writer Wednesday | Blog the 8th: I Wish I Could Be Like Ray Davies

Tweet Welcome to Week 8 folks. I’ve been fortunate enough to receive many a kind word in regards to weeks 1 – 7 (Hi Mom!), and so please, allow me a brief moment to thank everyone who has been reading. … Continue reading

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SEEING IN THE DARK to play Toronto Indie Sept 11th, 2012

Tweet Gordon Pengillys short film script, SEEING IN THE DARK, directed by Helen Hatzis and David Cormican will be playing the other TIFF, Toronto Independent Film Festival in September. Congrats to the team. Director Helen Hatzis and co-star Amy Matysio … Continue reading

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#WW CSSC Writer Wednesday | Blog the 7th: Prometheus – Man, The Unmaker

Tweet “Please. Accept the mystery.” – from The Coen Brothers’ A Serious Man “Nothing is revealed.” – Bob Dylan “Nothing was delivered, But I can’t say I sympathize…” – also Bob Dylan I know, I know. Two post in a … Continue reading

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#WW CSSC Writer Wednesday | Blog the 6th: Gene Hackman, Sucking in the Seventies

Tweet “Sometimes, there’s a man, well, he’s the man for his time and place. He fits right in there.” – Sam Elliott in The Big Lebowski Four years. Three films. Three directors. Three screenwriters. One actor. Gene Hackman. Last week, … Continue reading

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#WW CSSC Writer Wednesday | Blog the 5th: The Screenwriter’s Lede

Tweet I find it hard not to think of screenwriting – or for that matter, writing in general – within the context of my journalism schooling. Old habits die hard, and they also have a way of defining new habits. … Continue reading

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