Shonda Rhimes

No Good Deed

Change is good for business

Change is coming. It’s that moment right at the beginning when the ground starts to swell and there is the inevitable push to stamp it down – people starting to stand up against their own fear of the consequences of […]

ATW May 1, 2014

How Shonda Rhimes can become TV’s most important creative mind [The Week]

All Of Hollywood History In Lego Form [BuzzFeed]

R.I.P. Bob Hoskins 1942-2014 [Salon]

10 Things We Learned About David Lynch at His BAM Talk [Indiewire]

A Master’s in Chick Lit [The New York Times]

Summer Movie Preview 2014: Which Movies Should You Watch, Stream, or Skip? [Vulture]

Emily Nussbaum: The Gorgeous Existential Funk of “Adventure Time” [The New Yorker]

2014 SSN Summer Movie Preview Part One: The Tentpoles [ssn]

17 Things We Learned From Old Cartoon PSAs [Mashable]

ATW April 19, 2014

The Extremely Hard Lessons That the Themed Entertainment Industry Learned From Hard Rock Park [Huffington Post]

Four Scandal Actors Break Down Their Colossal Shonda Rhimes Monologues [Vulture]

The Inside Track on Why Heaven is for Real & Faith-Based Films are Trending [ssn]

Naomi Watts, Melissa McCarthy and Susan Sarandon on Getting Older in Hollywood [The Wrap]

Heroines of Cinema: Mimi Leder and the Impossible Standard for Women Directors in Hollywood [Indiewire]

Heaven Is for Real and 8 Movies of the Afterlife [word&film]

Un-Program Your Thinking [99u]

18 Things We Learned from Cameron Crowe’s ‘Say Anything’ Commentary [Film School Rejects]

Alexander Payne’s first short film: Carmen (1985) [ScreenCraft]

ATW December 6, 2013

Mandela’s Death Leaves South Africa Without Its Moral Center [The New York Times]

Fruitvale Station’s Michael B. Jordan on “Getting to Know Oscar Through All the People Who Knew Him” [ssn]

Shonda Rhimes, Betsy Beers to Receive DGA’s Diversity Award [The Hollywood Reporter]

From Vanity Fair to Letterman to Lean In: The Long, Strange Journey of Nell Scovell [New York Magazine]

The Filmmaking of Susan Sontag & Her 50 Favorite Films (1977) [Open Culture]

The 25 Best Breakthrough Performances Of 2013 [Indiewire]

Showbiz Moguls’ Gifts Benefit Chicago Youths and Hollywood Fund [The Chronicle of Philanthropy]

Rolling Stone’s Top 100 Albums [List Challenges]

Talent Is Persistence: What It Takes To Be An Independent Creative [99u]

Joel and Ethan Coen: “My God, we don’t watch our own movies!” [salon]


Lights, Camera, Hanukkah

While Jewish holidays follow the lunar Hebrew calendar and thus the date that they are observed slightly changes from year-to-year, Hanukkah, the Jewish winter solstice festival, is the closest Jewish holiday to Christmas. With the commercialization of Christmas, there is […]

ATW November 11, 2013

Meet a real-life Band of Brothers [CBS News]

Shonda Rhimes Knows Where This ‘Scandal’ Will End [NPR]

The Contenders 2013: ‘Enough Said’ Writer/Director Nicole Holofcener On Her Story: “It’s Just People” (Video) [Deadline Hollywood]

FX’s Television Show Legit Salutes Veterans [Huffington Post]

Discover and Learn From a Peer’s Journey: from Writing to Releasing the No Budget Short [Mentorless]

15 Ways ‘Love Actually’ Has Influenced Your Love Life [Mashable]

Comedic Chemistry: Tina Fey and Amy Poehler and 8 Other Hilarious Pairs [word&film]

Hear Vintage Episodes of Buck Rogers, the Sci-Fi Radio Show That First Aired on This Day in 1932 [Open Culture]

The meanings of life [aeon Magazine/DailyGood]

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