Cleopatra (1934) -Cecil B. DeMille

  Claudette Colbert, who looks stunning in rather revealing and slinky costumes, headlines in this last recommendation from the Great Movies – 100 Years of Film book after my screening of Intolerance. The beautiful queen Cleopatra (Colbert) is fearing revolt in her home of Egypt. In fact in the film’s opening, she is driven from…

Toronto Screenwriting Conference 2013

The 4th annual Toronto Screenwriting Conference got underway yesterday at Ryerson and was a fantastic experience for Sue and myself. Featuring a who’s who of film and television writing, the weekend covers almost every conceivable angle of the screenwriting process, from series pitch,to punching up dialogue to sharing in the process. At the center of…

Toronto Screenwriting Conference

Sue and I have been extended an invitation to sit in on the Toronto Screenwriting Conference this weekend, and cover it for the blog. To say that we’re both excited about it is a bit of an¬†understatement. We’re close to ecstatic about it. We are going to try and chat to some of the folks…