Elmore Leonard

Elmore Leonard

Soul to sole with Elmore Leonard

It was my freshman year at the University of Michigan and Elmore Leonard arrived to speak to my English class. It’s been three decades and I still remember his round face and grandfatherly air. I also remember feeling we were […]

ATW March 26, 2014

10 Directors Who Went from Indie Film to Studio Blockbuster (Part 1) [Indiewire]

‘Captain America’s’ Chris Evans Says He’s Ready to Leave Acting Behind [Variety]

23 Random Music Facts That’ll Blow Your Mind [BuzzFeed]

A Glimpse Into How Wes Anderson Creatively Remixes/Recycles Scenes in His Different Films [Open Culture]

How a Filmmaker’s Ambition Changed From Buying a Ferrari to Documenting a Plague [The Wrap]

Elmore Leonard’s 10 Rules of Writing [brain pickings]

The Encyclopedia of New York Pop Music [Vulture]

9 Super Simple Apps That Will Make Your Life Easier [mashable]

2nd Time is a Charm: Best Movie Remakes [beliefnet]

Elmore Leonard and his works

Elmore Leonard: ‘The best crime novel ever written.’

“What I learned from George Higgins,” Mr. Elmore Leonard wrote in 2000, “was to relax, not be so rigid in trying to make the prose sound like writing, to be more aware of the rhythms of coarse speech and the […]

ATW August 22, 2013

• Why Elmore Leonard matters [Salon]

• Emmys: ‘Girls’ Creator Lena Dunham on Directing Forced Sex and Season 2’s Hardest-to-Watch Scene (Q&A) [The Hollywood Reporter]

• 30 Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Die [Rebelle Society]

• The World Begins: Pegg, Wright, And Frost Tell The Story Of Their Wild, Pre-Fame Days [BuzzFeed]

• Spike Lee Revises ‘Essential’ Films List to Include 7 By Women [The Wrap]

• Joe Swanberg On Why He Felt a Social Responsibility To Make ‘Drinking Buddies,’ Starring Olivia Wilde and Anna Kendrick [Indiewire]

• Our next Movie Of The Week: Alfred Hitchcock’s Shadow Of A Doubt [The Dissolve]

• Watch John Cleese as Sherlock Holmes in The Strange Case of the End of Civilization as We Know It [Open Culture]

• The Inbox of Dorian Gray [Mashable]

ATW August 21, 2013

• ‘Big Bang Theory’ Cast, EPs Share Their Season 7 Wish List [The Hollywood Reporter]

• Ellen DeGeneres Picks Her Top 10 Ellen Moments [Huffington Post]

• Elmore Leonard’s 10 Rules of Writing [The Wrap]

• Ben Foster, The Elusive Movie Star-Journalist [BuzzFeed]

• Ten Little Indians, Part 2. [Doug Richardson]

• Emmy Network Spotlight: HBO – Behind the Candelabra, Game of Thrones, Veep and More [ssn]

• Talent Isn’t Fixed and Other Mindsets That Lead to Greatness [99u]

• Francis Ford Coppola’s Handwritten Casting Notes for The Godfather [Open Culture]

• Vince Gilligan Interview [Archive of American Television]