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“Characters Should Be Understandable In Their Vulnerabilities” Raphael Bob-Waksberg On ‘Bojack Horseman’

“Characters Should Be Understandable In Their Vulnerabilities” Raphael Bob-Waksberg On ‘Bojack Horseman’

Talking animals have been seen in films and TV shows for decades. There was even a show about a talking horse called Mister Ed that ran from 1961 – 1966. Fortunately, Ed was nowhere near as glib, melancholic, or self-destructive as Bojack Horseman, the washed-up former Hollywood star of the canceled TV show Horsing Around. We spoke […]

 Jeff York

Martin Scorsese Meditates on Age and Regret in “The Irishman”

Martin Scorsese Meditates on Age and Regret in “The Irishman”

Much has been made about the technology director Martin Scorsese used in The Irishman to de-age stars Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci, and Al Pacino. Indeed, it is a marvel, if not a distraction at first, to see the decades digitally erased off of the stars, but it actually helps the idea of the film […]

 Brock Swinson

“Generate Character, Not Plot” Showrunner Aron Eli Coleite On ‘Daybreak’

“Generate Character, Not Plot” Showrunner Aron Eli Coleite On ‘Daybreak’

Aron Eli Coleite describes himself as a “classic nerd.” Since the age of 11, he’s been going to the comic book store each week when new issues come out, and he grew up digesting comics, film, and television. “I knew it was what I wanted to do. My parents did a good job raising me […]

 Jim

“All Good Comedy Has One Foot Grounded In Reality” Timothy Greenberg Talks ‘Living With Yourself’

“All Good Comedy Has One Foot Grounded In Reality” Timothy Greenberg Talks ‘Living With Yourself’

Body sharing and split personality films and TV shows have been around for many years. Here’s a new spin on this premise. What if the “New You” was at odds with the “Old You?” Television writer Timothy Greenberg has done just that in his new Netflix comedy TV series called Living With Yourself. He sat […]

 Brock Swinson

“We Wanted To Tell A Great Story With A Powerful Theme” Susannah Grant On Adapting ‘Unbelievable’

“We Wanted To Tell A Great Story With A Powerful Theme” Susannah Grant On Adapting ‘Unbelievable’

Few TV shows have shocked and awed viewers like Netflix’s Unbelievable this year. Told from the perspective of Marie Adler, who was often not believed after reporting her rape by both law enforcement and her close associates, the time is ripe to remind audiences to believe rape victims when they finally summon the courage to […]

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