Writing Lessons Learned from 80s Horror Movies

Column by Jay Wilburn
1980 was over 40 years ago. 80s horror movies are now all classics or didn't stand the test of time. Either way, they can teach us a lot about good and bad writing.

Storyville: Dune is an Inspiring Film, and an Excellent Resource for Authors

Column by Richard Thomas
My thoughts on the 2021 film, "Dune", and how it might be a great resource for your writing.

Storyville: My Top 12 Horror Films of the Last Four Years

Column by Richard Thomas
A nice list of recent horror, just in time for Halloween.

Film vs. Film: "Suicide Squad" vs. "The Suicide Squad"

Column by BH Shepherd
A critical comparison of the two live-action Suicide Squad movies. Which is the Superior Squad?

Screenplay Lessons Learned Adapting My Own Fiction

Column by Max Booth III
Turning a book...into a MOVIE? What the hell kind of a witchcraft is this?
Goosebumps Rap Is Here

Goosebumps Rap Is Here

News by Peter Derk
Step aside, Hammer. Chill out, Vanilla Ice. New Goosebumps rap hits the internet. Featuring Jack Black.
Bookshots: 'Silver Screen Fiend' by Patton Oswalt

Bookshots: 'Silver Screen Fiend' by Patton Oswalt

Review by Ed Sikov
A successful comedian/writer/actor looks back at a youth spent with all us people out there in the dark.
Paddington Bear

Paddington Gone Wild: Movie Bear Blows G-Rating

News by Peter Derk November 18, 2014
The new Paddington movie is denied the equivalent of a G rating because it contains "dangerous behaviour, mild threat, mild sex references and mild bad language."
Casting News for 'Inherent Vice'

‘Inherent Vice’ Casting Roundup

News by Dean Fetzer May 17, 2013
Paul Thomas Anderson’s new movie based on Thomas Pynchon’s novel continues to add cast members, including Joaquin Phoenix, Benicio del Toro, Owen Wilson and Reese Witherspoon,.