Jul 17, 2018
John and Craig welcome Liz Hannah (screenwriter of The Post) to
explore where movies come from, be it real life, storytelling
social media sites, or all-powerful comic book IP. How do these
story sources affect the writer’s relationship with the material
and with the audience?
We also follow up on the meaning of “Jackman Shot” and answer
listener questions about using accents to indicate foreign
language, where low-budget holiday movies fit into a blossoming
writing career and the responsibilities of adapting the work of
someone with a questionable moral legacy.
- Thanks for joining us, Liz Hannah! Liz’s
Post, was a Best Picture nominee.
effects hero, is the apparent namesake of the Jackman
How Wattpad is Rewriting the Rules of Hollywood, by Chris Lee
writing for Vulture
Hunting the Con Queen of Hollywood: Who’s the “Crazy Evil Genius”
Behind a Global Racket?, by Scott Johnson writing for the
Comic Book Shake-Up: DMG Entertainment Acquires Valiant , by
Borys Kit for The Hollywood Reporter
List and The Death of
Stalin are examples of how one can handle the indication of
- Who We
Are and How We Got Here: Ancient DNA and the New Science of the
Human Past by David Reich
Overlooked by the New York Times adds obituaries for remarkable
people that were overlooked in their time, like Bette Nesmith
Graham who invented liquid paper.
- The Scriptnotes
The USB drives!
- John August on
- Craig Mazin on
- Liz Hannah on
- John on
- Find past episodes
- Scriptnotes Digital
Seasons are also now available!
- Outro by
Larry Douziech (send us yours!)
Email us at email@example.com
You can download the episode here.