This week on our culture podcast: Chilly Gonzales's dissertations on pop, and we talk Carly Rae Jepsen's new album Plus: our songs of the summer The post The Thrill: A pop music spectacular appeared first on Macleans.ca.
It's been a wonderful ride, but our culture podcast is going on indefinite hiatus. Here's why The post The Thrill: Goodbye from Maclean’s culture podcast appeared first on Macleans.ca.
On this episode of our pop-culture podcast, we talk to Just for Laughs Montreal organizers about Dave Chappelle, break down the Polaris shortlist, and more The post The Thrill: Dave Chappelle, Polaris Prize, and Minions appeared first on Macleans.ca.
Award juror Michael Barclay joins our pop-culture podcast The Thrill to analyze the Polaris Prize shortlist The post Who might win the 2015 Polaris Prize? appeared first on Macleans.ca.
This week on our culture podcast: Is there too much TV? What's 'Netflix and chill?' Plus: Our favourite back-to-school shows and movies The post The Thrill: Peak TV, back to school, and ‘Netflix and chill’ appeared first on Macleans...
Our pop-culture podcast on the politics of the Daily Show's host, the newly renewed Degrassi, and the Drake vs. Meek Mill ghostwriting beef The post The Thrill: Jon Stewart, Degrassi, ghostwriting in rap appeared first on Macleans.c...
This week on our culture podcast, we talk the NWA biopic, the way we laugh online, and more The post The Thrill: Straight Outta Compton, celeb feminism, and e-laughs appeared first on Macleans.ca.
This week: Kate Beaton on writing a children's book, Michael Barclay on Leon Bridges and Miguel, plus our favourite CanCon The post The Thrill: Kate Beaton, modern soul music, CanCon appeared first on Macleans.ca.
John and Craig look at how writing feature films is fundamentally different than writing television, and how that difference begins at the point of story inception. It’s not just that movies are longer; they’re also built to be unique events, with characters embarking on once-in-a-lifetime journeys. Show More Summary
You can’t play the part of Hamlet, only parts of Hamlet. And the bits Benedict Cumberbatch offers us are of… The post Nice work appeared first on The Spectator.
John and Craig discuss the WGA election results, and take a look at the issues that dominated the campaigns. What is a paper team? Do screenwriters really retire? And why does it take us so long to get paid?
La Cieca guesses we will have to make these quizzes more challenging.
Craig and John take an extensive look at best practices when coming in to rewrite an existing script. How do you take the reins when you weren’t the first screenwriter? Whether you’re starting over at page one or executing some surgical fixes, we discuss the psychology and reality of being the subsequent writer.
The image above shows a full-size facsimile of the original Proclamation (made from a scan of the copy at the Providence Public Library, Rhode Island, USA) propped against the stonework of one of the northern gateways to the yard of Dublin Castle, which was the centre of political administration in Ireland for many hundreds of years. Show More Summary
John and Craig discuss the PG-13 rating, its effects and what screenwriters have to keep in mind when dealing with it. Then it’s a conversation about healthy and unhealthy relationships between writers and their representatives.
In honor of the upcoming Met Opening Night, here's a singer identification quiz featuring, for a change, music for a tenor: the climactic phrase from Otello's third act monologue.
Craig and John tackle another installment of “How would this be a movie?” with a look at the Kentucky clerk, the French train bros, Uber and Deflategate. Who are the heroes and villains, and would there be enough plot to support the running time?
Craig and John open the mailbag to answer questions on acronyms in dialogue, off-the-air specs and international WGA jurisdiction. Plus we look at the growing trend of non-disclosure agreements on studio projects, and whether the nature of film requires less complex characters.
[ download this episode ] Song Exploder is a podcast where musicians deconstruct their songs and tell the stories behind how they were made. In the past, it's explored tracks from The Postal Service toThe Microphones, and even House of Cards composer, Jeff Beal. Show More Summary
John and Craig sit down with Marielle Heller, the writer and director of the acclaimed feature Diary of a Teenage Girl, to talk about the journey of getting her movie made, from optioning the novel to the Sundance Labs through production.