Judging for Humanitas

Judging for Humanitas

  According to Wikipedia, “Humanitas” is a Latin noun meaning human nature, civilization and kindness.  What a lovely word, isn’t it? It’s also the name of a wonderful organization in Los Angeles, established in 1974, which, among other things,...
MONEY MONSTER – STORYBOARD DISCUSSION GROUP

MONEY MONSTER – STORYBOARD DISCUSSION GROUP

I recently had the pleasure of being invited to moderate a group discussion of this script for The Storyboard Development Group at Fox Studios, and I gotta say, if you are in Los Angeles, have aspirations of being a screenwriter and are not attending these gatherings,...
QUENTIN LOVES GIRLS

QUENTIN LOVES GIRLS

Let’s get something straight right off the bat: I don’t like violent movies, especially violent movies for which the violence is pretty much the movie’s only raison d’etre and the stock plot is simply an excuse to carry it. It’s not so much a moral issue with me,...