The entire run of 'The West Wing' is available on Netflix, with Google Trends data suggesting people are in the mood to binge Aaron Sorkin's classic series.
The Social Network was a fantastic movie for many reasons: the direction of David Fincher, the music by Trent Reznor, the acting of mostly everyone involved, and, of course, the screenplay by Aaron Sorkin. It’s trademark Sorkin, with dialogue being stacked on top of more dialogue and characters expressing so many… Read more...
(PG-13: Language) “I write people talking in rooms.” Lessons from the Screenplay dissects The Social Network to highlight some of screenwriter Aaron Sorkin’s strengths, and how he and director David Fincher worked together to keep the dialogue-heavy movie engaging. The post The Social Network & Aaron Sorkin appeared first on The Awesomer.
Aaron Sorkin says America electing Donald Trump as the new President is an “embarrassment” and “truly horrible,” according to The Los Angeles Times. The 55-year-old West Wing creator wrote a powerful open letter to his daughter shortly after it became clear that Donald Trump was to be the new President of the United States, in... Show More Summary
For The West Wing Weekly podcast, co-host Hrishikesh Hirway created an extended remix of the podcast’s theme song then had West Wing superfan Lin-Manuel Miranda write and record an ode to the Aaron Sorkin series. I'll be listening to this on a non-stop loop for the next four years. You can download both a clean or explicit version of the song right here.
Hamilton’s Lin-Manuel Miranda is enough of a West Wing fan that the musical’s orchestra used the theme music from Aaron Sorkin’s TV series to give him a sendoff after his final stage performance. So it’s on fitting that he returned the...Show More Summary
Hamilton mastermind Lin-Manuel Miranda and Aaron Sorkin, the creator of The West Wing, have a lot in common. They're both fiery wordsmiths, well-known for their ability to write spellbinding swathes of dialogue, not to mention their shared fascination with American politics. Given those similarities, it seemed inevitable that their minds would meet. Show More Summary
“Hamilton” creator and “West Wing” fanboy Lin-Manuel Miranda released a new rap Monday in honor of Aaron Sorkin’s famous characters.
"What's next?" That was the oft-repeated catchphrase on Aaron Sorkin's political drama series The West Wing and now, West Wing superfan Lin-Manuel Miranda (also known as the creator and star of Hamilton), has penned a tribute rap by the same name. Miranda released the song on Monday as part of a... Read More > Other Links From TVGuide.com Lin-Manuel Miranda The West Wing
The many loves of the always enthusiastic Lin-Manuel Miranda include rap and The West Wing. Just as he fused the former with historic American politics in Hamilton, he has now combined it with Aaron Sorkin’s beloved drama in the newly...Show More Summary
Following up on my previous posts (links below): New York Times DealBook: Critics Say Trump Appointees Can Dodge a Huge Tax Bill. That’s Not the Case, by Aaron Ross Sorkin: “Not only is Donald Trump giving a gang of billionaires control of our government, he’s offering them a special tax...
We warned that this was happening. In case you don’t already know – this is Aaron Ross Sorkin: “Andrew Ross Sorkin is a columnist for The New York Times and the founder and editor-at-large of DealBook, an online daily financial report published by The Times that he started in 2001. Show More Summary
Listen up, gladiators, for the low price of $90 you can learn to write a TV pilot from the queen of TV herself, Shonda Rhimes. Like Aaron Sorkin, Serena Williams, and Christina Aguilera before her, Rhimes is teaching a MasterClass online. The class will cover many facets of the TV-writing gig, from ... More »
The West Wing creator Aaron Sorkin will be honored with the Writers Guild of America, West's 2017 Paddy Chayefsky Laurel Award for Television Writing Achievement. Sorkin will receive the award, given in recognition of his career andShow More Summary
'The West Wing' and "The Newsroom' creator will get the WGAW's Paddy Chayefsky Laurel Award for his achievement in television writing. read more
Eight best picture mentions. George and Rosemary Clooney. Tori and Candy Spelling. Nancy and Barbara—but not Frank—Sinatra. Emerson, Wharton and Longfellow (but not Emerson, Lake and Palmer). Aaron Sorkin and Michael Bay. Jerry Orbach and Jerry Maguire. Show More Summary
Nearly a decade ago, Dev Patel made his film debut in Slumdog Millionaire, playing a teenager from the slums of Mumbai, India, whose life is changed after a legendary run on Who Wants to Be a Millionaire. This year, Patel can be seen in Lion, a similarly moving rags-to-riches story ... More »
Cycles go 'round. Events and patterns persist, until sufficiently disruptive conditions call for something different, something else, something of deeper truth I am mulling over the words of Aaron Sorkin to his daughter: "(in the results of this election)...Hate was given hope. Show More Summary
Hollywood has reacted to the election of Donald Trump the way Indiana Jones reacts to snakes. Following the election, "The West Wing" and "The Social Network" screenwriter Aaron Sorkin wrote … Click to Continue »