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Stuttering boy becomes Oscar-winning triumph for THE KING’S SPEECH

“He stutters far worse than you do,” screenwriter David Seidler remembers his parents telling him of King George VI when the family would sit around the radio in England listening to the King deliver his war-time speeches. “It gave me hope, and I thought one day, as I became a writer, I would like to write something … Continue reading

Inspiration for BLACK SWAN came from Roman Polanski’s Repulsion

“Somebody I was living with had a psychotic breakdown,” says Black Swan co-writer Andres Heinz. He recalls it as a “horrifying experience,” one that he had to get down on paper. The result inspired Black Swan, the story of one ballerina’s perseverance to succeed  – no matter what it takes. Script sat down with the writer to learn how it took him … Continue reading

How Wall Street f*ed up your savings according to Oscar-winning filmmaker Charles Ferguson re: INSIDE JOB

Academy Award-winning documentary Inside Job has been groundbreaking in bringing the American financial industry — a very closed society privy to only an elite few – to the masses. Script sat down with director Charles Ferguson to find out just how deep he had to dig to get inside Wall Street. (Note: the interview was conducted before the Academy Awards.) Script Magazine: Click … Continue reading