Neil Landau

BLURRING THE LINES: Redefining TV Genre and Tone In The Dramedy

BLURRING THE LINES:  Redefining TV Genre and Tone In The Dramedy

Neil Landau shares his thoughts with Creative Screenwriting on the changing TV landscape and the popular hybrid genre format, the dramedy. A must-read for TV writers. HOW DOES NETWORK TV SCHEDULE TV SHOWS? Is it a comedy or a drama? Or is it a genre-bending dramedy? I say, as long as it’s good, does it […]

 Jeff York

Charlize Theron Strikes the Motherlode in “Tully”

Charlize Theron Strikes the Motherlode in “Tully”

It’s very early in the year, but the Oscars very likely have their first Best Actress nominee. Charlize Theron gives such a commanding, blistering, and raw performance in the new dramedy “Tully” that the Academy would be fools to ignore it. The rest of the film is almost as strong as she is but make […]