Female Descriptions in Screenplays A new Twitter feed highlights some of the sexist ways female characters are described in screenplays. We the audience aren’t privy to these, but they’re essential in guiding the casting process as well as what kind of stories get greenlit. We talk to a writer who’s a fan of the Twitter feed, and thinks it contains lessons for the industry and moviegoers alike.
Previewing James Comey's blockbuster testimony Former FBI director James Comey testifies Thursday in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee, but his opening statement has been released. In it, he says he felt pressured by Donald Trump to declare loyalty to him and publicly clear him of any wrongdoing in the Russia investigation.
Terrorism in London: Lessons for the US This weekend’s terrorist attack in London left seven people dead and almost 50 injured. London police fatally shot the attackers, and ISIS claimed responsibility.
Industry insights and lessons learned from memorable guests We have interesting guests on The Business, and sometimes our conversations are too long to fit into one show. This week we give you stories that were too good to leave on the cutting room floor, including some sharp insights on making it in the industry from David Mandel, David Simon, Shawn Levy and Matt Reeves.