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The Mary Sue Interview: Tribeca’s Nora Ephron Prize Contender Reed Morano on Meadowland

2 days agoHumor / odd : Geekosystem

Last Saturday morning, cup of coffee in hand, I attended a screening during the Tribeca Film Festival of the new movie Meadowland, a domestic drama starring Olivia Wilde and Luke Wilson. The movie, which will be in theaters later this year, focuses on a married couple facing the loss of child, a son who went missing over a year earlier.

Tribeca Film Festival’s Candidates For The Nora Ephron Prize For Woman Directors And Writers Are On The Rise

6 days agoHumor / odd : Geekosystem

This year, we’ll be covering the Tribeca Film Festival with a special focus on the Nora Ephron Prize, and looking at the talented female filmmakers who are eligible. Not only will we be attempting to see most of their films (as many as possible during a pretty busy festival), but we will also feature a number of interviews with some of the candidates.

The Mary Sue Interview: The Women Behind The Award-Winning Film, Farah Goes Bang - The road trip movie about diverse, politically-active women you didn't know you were missing.

last weekHumor / odd : Geekosystem

In 2013, the Tribeca Film Festival Nora Ephron Prize was given to Meera Menon, the co-writer/director of Farah Goes Bang, an American comedy about three recent college graduates who join the John Kerry campaign in 2004. Starring Kandis...Show More Summary

Reinventing the Secular Sermon: Remarkable Commencement Addresses by Nora Ephron, David Foster Wallace, Ira Glass, and More

last monthHumor / odd : Brain Pickings

How to live life "on fire with the same force that made the stars: love, fellowship, the mystical oneness of all things deep down."

Above all, be the heroine of your life, not the…

Above all, be the heroine of your life, not the victim. – Nora Ephron The post Above all, be the heroine of your life, not the… appeared first on Lifehack.

Nora Ephron: Writer, Filmmaker, Feminist, Wit

A brilliant, elegant, hilarious woman at the top of her creative powers since forever—since before I used to proofread her Esquire column back in the early ’70s.

Nora Ephron Despised Blue, Banned It From Her Movies

2 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : The Cut

In celebration of love and You've Got Mail, Vanity Fair gathered a team from the movie to discuss Nora Ephron, her writing, and her taste. For one thing, she hated blue, she hated blue so much she forbid it from appearing in her movies:Dianne Dreyer  (associate producer): Nora as I say, all within her specific... More »

Who Said It: Nora Ephron or Brand-New WSJ Columnist Kendall Jenner?

3 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

Well, well, they're both writers now, and everyone's mind is valuable no matter what's in it, or whatever the all-flattening faux-populist ontological miasma is whispering in our ears these days. Anyway, a tiny troll who lives underShow More Summary

My Turtleneck Is Choking Me! And Other Winter Wardrobe Struggles

(Photo by Christopher Taylor) I have recently fallen in love with the turtleneck. It's a fairly new relationship, inspired by Nora Ephron. It elongates my neck, keeps me warm and has a simple elegance to it. It's a perfect winter staple...Show More Summary

_____ and Julia

5 months agoHumor : Kottke.org

Nora Ephron's movie Julie & Julia is based on a book by Julie Powell about her making every recipe in Julia Child's Mastering the Art of French Cooking. Some genius took the movie and cut all the Julie parts out of it, leaving just a...Show More Summary

New York Women Draw Their Own Boobs

5 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : The Cut

In this special Pretty Hurts series, the Cut explores women’s complicated relationships to beauty standards and the efforts required to meet them. Nora Ephron didn't just feel bad about her neck. She called breasts, or her lack of them, “the hang-up of my life.” In a 1972 Esquire essay, she wrote, “If... More »

Do You Have Impostor Syndrome?

6 months agoHumor : The Hairpin

by Jazmine Hughes Last week, I had a piece published in the New Yorker. Aside from getting my first job and meeting Nora Ephron's editor (he said I had a "very similar spirit" to her), seeing my name in the New Yorker was, easily, the...Show More Summary

Reese Witherspoon's Peggy Lee Biopic Lands Director Todd Haynes

8 months agoEntertainment / Film : MovieWeb

Nora Ephron was planning to direct the Peggy Lee biopic before she passed away in 2012, with Reese Witherspoon set to star and produce. [...]

Newswire: Todd Haynes to direct Reese Witherspoon in Peggy Lee biopic

Considering she won an Academy Award for her portrayal of June Carter Cash in Walk The Line, it’s unsurprising that Reese Witherspoon would want to take on the role of another famous singer. Reportedly she and Nora Ephron had long been...Show More Summary

Robin Williams, Nora Ephron and Almost Wetting My Pants at The DGA Awards

My Nora Ephron Sunflowers As longtime readers know, I used to work in Hollywood as Kevin Costner's assistant. I never met Robin Williams, but in 1991 Kevin was nominated by the Directors Guild of America as best director for Dances....

Good Advice, Pointed Opinions and a Little Correcting From My Readers

"Liz, you do your column with minor mistakes, so your readers will respond!" said my friend, the late Nora Ephron. She liked to josh with me about making corrections, saying, "You're the only one who does this!" So we were ahead of "social media" all along and didn't know it. • Regarding Elaine Stritch doing only one movie for Woody Allen, September. Show More Summary

Carrie Brownstein Takes Over Lost In Austen For Nora Ephron

Riot grrrl turned comedienne Carrie Brownstein has been winning frenzied praise for her sketch show with Fred Armisen, Portlandia. But now this fierce and funny lady is going solo to tackle a promising movie project. Variety reportsShow More Summary

Book News: Google, Barnes & Noble Team Up To Take On Amazon

9 months agoNews : The Two-Way

Also: Portlandia's Carrie Brownstein will complete Nora Ephron's unfinished screenplay for Lost in Austen; finalists for the FT/McKinsey Business Book of the Year are announced.

'Portlandia's Carrie Brownstein to Finish Nora Ephron's Final Script

It's been over two years since filmmaker Nora Ephron passed away. The director of films like Sleepless in Seattle and writer of When Harry Met Sally was one of the best known female filmmakers in the business. When Ephron left this world, she left behind in incomplete screenplay. Show More Summary

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