Brock Swinson

“Rhythm Over Flare.” Christopher McQuarrie On Mission: Impossible – Fallout 

“Rhythm Over Flare.” Christopher McQuarrie On Mission: Impossible – Fallout 

Despite production snafus, Tom Cruise’s broken ankle and budget overruns, Christopher McQuarrie remained unfazed (relatively) by the filming of Mission Impossible- Fallout. Creative Screenwriting sneaked in an interview with the helmer to discuss his latest cinematic achievement. Despite the breathtaking action sequences, most of which Tom Cruise insisted on performing himself, it all comes down […]

 Brock Swinson

“Jaws on the Internet.” Stephen Susco Discusses Writing Unfriended: Dark Web

“Jaws on the Internet.” Stephen Susco Discusses Writing Unfriended: Dark Web

To coincide with the release of the next installment of the “Unfriended” movie franchise, Creative Screenwriting Magazine spoke to screenwriter Stephen Susco about writing the sequel. He talks about his writing process, his challenges, and how this film was written and produced at breakneck speed. In the new film, Unfriended: Dark Web, screenwriter Stephen Susco […]

 Brock Swinson

Writer-Director Theresa Bennett Discusses Character, Limited Resources & ‘Social Animals’

Writer-Director Theresa Bennett Discusses Character, Limited Resources & ‘Social Animals’

Making films is a curious balance of writing an entertaining screenplay and balancing it with whatever resources are available to bring your vision to the screen. Creative Screenwriting Magazine discusses it with writer-director of the film Social Animals Theresa Bennett. Theresa Bennett knew she wanted to make movies early in life. She worked in a […]

 Brock Swinson

Writer-Director Drew Pearce On ‘Hotel Artemis,’ Trigger Songs & Tonal Shifts

Writer-Director Drew Pearce On ‘Hotel Artemis,’ Trigger Songs & Tonal Shifts

Drew Pearce is the man behind blockbusters like Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation and Iron Man 3, but he’s also just released Hotel Artemis and has writing credits for upcoming films like Sherlock Holmes 3 and an untitled Ghostbusters project. For Hotel Artemis, the story got started when Pearce scribbled down the words, “bad guy hospital.” The […]

 Brock Swinson

Kunhardt Films Documentarians Talk about Making The John McCain Film For Whom The Bell Tolls

Kunhardt Films Documentarians Talk about Making The John McCain Film For Whom The Bell Tolls

“I haven’t always done the right thing,” said the subject of John McCain: For Whom the Bell Tolls. “But you will never talk to anyone that is as fortunate as John McCain.” The Senator, who has lost two Presidential elections, survived as a Vietnam POW for five years, and received a brain tumor diagnosis, is […]