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“Balancing Parental Unconditional Love With Truth” Morten Tyldum Talks ‘Defending Jacob’

“Balancing Parental Unconditional Love With Truth” Morten Tyldum Talks ‘Defending Jacob’

Defending Jacob is a thriller streaming on Apple TV+ starring Chris Evans and Michelle Dockery. It was adapted by screenwriter Mark Bomback (War Of The Planet Of The Apes, Total Recall) from William Landay’s 2012 New York Times best-selling novel. Creative Screenwriting Magazine spoke to Academy-Award nominated director and executive producer of the series Morten […]

 Jeff York

Rian Johnson Hilariously Riffs on Agatha Christie with “Knives Out”

Rian Johnson Hilariously Riffs on Agatha Christie with “Knives Out”

Agatha Christie’s estate in England has made a concerted effort over the past few years to revitalize the late, great author’s works, particularly in adaptations for the big and small screen. Kenneth Branagh and John Malkovich both rebooted Hercule Poirot in various vehicles, and the BBC produced two critically-acclaimed TV movies with And Then There […]

 Jeff York

The Five Best Narrative Surprises That Elevated “Avengers: Endgame”

The Five Best Narrative Surprises That Elevated “Avengers: Endgame”

It’s not surprising that Avengers: Endgame beat a half dozen box office records this past weekend including the biggest worldwide opening ever ($1.2 billion). What is startling is how well Marvel Studios managed to keep such a tight lid on the many narrative surprises in the concluding chapter to last year’s Avengers: Infinity War. Marvel […]