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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365259415/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Men in Black writer, Ed Solomon, explores the genesis of the movie and its journey from pre-production through post. Solomon documents his experiences getting fired and re-hired on the project, the evolution of the story, and working with the cast and crew. /episodes/get/54994 /episode/54994 Men in Black : A Conversation with Ed Solomon /episode-player/54994

Men in Black writer, Ed Solomon, explores the genesis of the movie and its journey from...

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Sat, 06/07/2014 - 04:00
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365255637/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false The Clint Eastwood/David Peoples classic <em>Unforgiven</em> is deconstructed by <em>Into the West’s</em> Kirk Ellis and <em>Apaloosa’s</em> Robert Knott as they explore its gritty action, ambiguous morality, and the tried-and-true tropes of its genre. Christian... /episodes/get/54770 /episode/54770 Unforgiven: Deconstructing an Anti-Western /episode-player/54770

The Clint Eastwood/David Peoples classic <em>Unforgiven</em> is deconstructed by...

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Fri, 05/30/2014 - 04:00
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365250271/?player=WGBY-PBS&amp;w=512&amp;h=288&amp;chapterbar=true&amp;autoplay=false Callie Khouri reflects upon her experience working with Ridley Scott and writing the classic female-driven-buddy film, Thelma and Louise. Followed by Avram Dodson&#039;s short film, Pistachio Milk, a coming of age tale about a young suitor using only his wits and a bottle of pistachio milk to... /episodes/get/49079 /episode/49079 Thelma and Louise : A Conversation with Callie Khouri /episode-player/49079

Callie Khouri reflects upon her experience working with Ridley Scott and writing the classic female-driven-buddy film, Thelma and Louise. Followed by Avram Dodson's short film, Pistachio Milk, a coming of age tale about a young suitor using only his wits and a bottle of pistachio milk to pursue his love interest.

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Sat, 05/24/2014 - 04:00
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365242436/?player=WGBY-PBS&amp;w=512&amp;h=288&amp;chapterbar=true&amp;autoplay=false Rian Johnson (Looper), Richard Kelly (Donnie Darko), and Roberto Orci (Star Trek), masters of weaving time travel into the fabric of film, dissect the elements that make for a believable “operating system” when writing a comprehensible timeline for a screenplay. A Conversation About Cheating with... /episodes/get/55729 /episode/55729 Time Travel and the Filmmaker’s Trek /episode-player/55729

Rian Johnson (Looper), Richard Kelly (Donnie Darko), and Roberto Orci (Star Trek), masters

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Fri, 05/16/2014 - 04:00
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365236952/?player=WGBY-PBS&amp;w=512&amp;h=288&amp;chapterbar=true&amp;autoplay=false House of Cards creator, Beau Willimon, discusses writing for Netflix, working with David Fincher, and delving into the psychology of narrative power struggles. Artiz Moreno&#039;s short film, Colera, follows with an ominous glimpse of a town that decides to take the law into their own hands,... /episodes/get/39256 /episode/39256 House Of Cards: A Conversation With Beau Willimon /episode-player/39256

House of Cards creator, Beau Willimon, discusses writing for Netflix, working with David Fincher, and delving into the psychology of narrative power struggles. Artiz Moreno's short film, Colera, follows with an ominous glimpse of a town that decides to take the law into their own hands, without considering the consequences.

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Sat, 05/10/2014 - 04:00
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365234635/?player=WGBY-PBS&amp;w=512&amp;h=288&amp;chapterbar=true&amp;autoplay=false An iconic example of its genre, Alien&#039;s tension, pacing, and craftsmanship are deconstructed by veteran screenwriters John August and Ashley Miller. Accompanied by Jason Mann and Frieda Luk&#039;s mystical short film, Delicacy, following a culinary connoisseur and his loyal chef as they... /episodes/get/46085 /episode/46085 Alien: Deconstructing A Sci-fi Classic /episode-player/46085

An iconic example of its genre, Alien's tension, pacing, and craftsmanship are deconstructed by veteran screenwriters John August and Ashley Miller. Accompanied by Jason Mann and Frieda Luk's mystical short film, Delicacy, following a culinary connoisseur and his loyal chef as they dangerously navigate into the unknown with hopes to obtain a rare treat.

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Sat, 05/03/2014 - 04:00
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