Sunday, January 14, 2018

The Post: Streep acting on Free Expression

John 18:38 - Pilate: "What is Truth?"
'The Post': Run To See It This Weekend — The Best Film Of The Year

Screenplay Review – The Post - ScriptShadow

Citing Rising Concerns About Free Expression, PEN Chapters In LA And NY Will Merge

The New York-based PEN America and California-based PEN Center USA told The Associated Press on Monday that they will be called PEN America. Suzanne Nossel, currently executive director of the New York chapter, will oversee the new entity along with an expanded board of trustees that will include members from both chapters. Nossel said in a statement that the decision came out of a “shared sense of urgency” about free expression in the U.S. and overseas. 

Purchased In Fury After The Election, Literary Site The Rumpus Has Become (Occasionally) Profitable

Owner Marisa Siegel on what the last 12 months have meant for her and the site: “I feel ready to double down on the promise of writing, on the power of sharing stories, and on our ability to build bridges with language and knock down walls with words.”

 Steven Spielberg interview: The Post, Trump and bringing together ...
... Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks, had earned $4.2 million in platform release over the last few weeks beginning on Christmas weekend. Sure, the Washington Post/Pentagon Papers journalistic  ...

How The Art Of Directing Theatre Is Changing

"If the job description and skill set of directing hasn’t changed much, the circumstances in which American directors work certainly has. The cost of renting performance spaces has shot up in major urban areas, and the existence of affordable spaces for young artists everywhere has dwindled. While programs and grants to nurture young playwrights have sprung up across the country, support for those with directorial aspirations is relatively sparse." … Read More