Characters To Die For

What makes a great script?  A riveting story – or memorable characters?  You may say, both.  But for the star whom you want to attract to your script, only one thing matters: a great role. Seen from that point of view, you might want to ask yourself whether your...

A Long Slow Finish

Movie mogul Sam Goldwyn once demanded of a writer: “What we want is a story that starts with an earthquake and works its way up to a climax…”  Talk about raising expectations! Endings are the hardest thing in the world.  Nothing creates so much angst on the set, or...