Y is for Youth


Y is for Youth Hollywood during the Golden Age at times could seem like an adventure playground filled with children. Child stars were a staple of most of the studios; and a huge draw. At one point Shirley Temple was indisputably The Biggest Star in the World. And many of her peers were also highly […]

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R is for Rains


He was often a suave crook, but he also had a good line in kindly patriarchs and jovial villains, and he enjoyed himself enormously: he has an indecently good time playing evil Prince John in The Adventures of Robin Hood

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Is Michelle MacLaren The Wondrous Woman Who Will Direct ‘Wonder Woman”? (UPDATED)


I recently reported that Warner Bros is looking for a female director for Wonder Woman, and while that might seem a rather patronizing move – “hey, the hero’s a sexy chick; let’s get a chick to helm!” – now it seems the studio has found a wondrous woman indeed. Although there has been much speculation that it will […]

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“I Don’t Take A P*** Without Getting Paid For It!” The Most Important Rule For Writers


By Niall McArdle Everyone has advice for writers, ways to get you started on that novel you’ve been thinking about for five years; ideas to deal with writer’s block; suggestions to buff your story to a fine polish. Every writer has their own idea of what does and doesn’t work.       Stephen King […]

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