Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Chris Terrio talks about writing the Oscar-nominated screenplay for “Argo.” The film, which is also up for a Best Picture Oscar, is based on the true story of a Hollywood-CIA plan to save a group of diplomats during the 1979 Iranian hostage crisis.
Saturday, June 17, 2006
Saturday, June 26, 2004
The New York Times Magazine reported last year that 40 million Americans had visited at least a dating site in a single month. And with 40 million people competing for dates, somebody’s going to want an edge. Enter screenwriter Evan Katz. He turned his talent for writing plausible, lovable fictional ...
Saturday, October 25, 2003
Kurt talks with Paul Rudnick, the screenwriter of the new remake of The Stepford Wives, a film about a town in a Connecticut suburb where the men have replaced their wives with submissive robots. Rudnick says that growing up in New Jersey was like growing up in a punch line.
Saturday, February 24, 2001
Kurt Andersen and screenwriter Stephen Schiff talk about how awards influence American culture.
Schiff is a staff writer at The New Yorker and a screenwriter who has adapted Vladimir Nabokov’s Lolita, as well as Deep End of the Ocean. He was Critic-at-Large at Vanity Fair and the film critic of ...