Category: About the Beats

About the Beats

Whose Movie Is It? 

Here is a great article from the LA Times, spotted by Jim Nakahama. It presents an alternate “Auteur Theory” — that being one that says maybe it’s the screenwriter who should be given the credit as a film’s “creator.” The pros and cons on this…

About the Beats

Weekend Read 

I’ve been meaning to post this link. It’s a reprint of an article that ran in the NY Times Magazine a month or so ago. The topic: Primal Storytelling. I am always on about the need to write a “primal” tale and to find the…