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Filmmaker Mag: “The Kind of Overlapping Mess That Bob Loves” – Joan Tewkesbury on Writing Nashville
Playlist: Martin Scorsese’s New Edit Of ‘Silence’ Now Runs Less Than 3 Hours – So pumped to see this. The film has been more than a decade in the making.
Never Give Up! – An inspiring essay from Jack Handey
Kottke: The coolest sneakers in movies – Hands down, the Zissou New Balances for me. Nice sneaks!
Variety: Amazon Video Direct Top-Performing Content Partners – Note what kinds of movies perform the best. It’s not always big-budget, well-known content.
Deadline: Producer Brian Grazer: How His Firing Led To His Big ‘Splash’ – Where Brian is comforted by astronaut Jim Lovell, “You know, I never made it to the moon either.”
YOUR WEEKLY WISDOM:
The more I think about film, the more I agree with Capra: There are no rules in filmmaking. Only sins. And the cardinal sin is dullness.
— Keith Calder (@keithcalder) October 6, 2016