As part of their attempt to edge out competition, Netflix is introducing shows where viewers can dictate the plot. But what does that mean, and will it work?
Not all villains are simply black and white, and in fact, many of the worst villains seem innocuous at first glance. But among those, who are the worst?
There are many great children’s stories waiting for a bigger audience. But which ones should be sent to the big screen?
In school, students are told to use complex vocabulary, but in reality, many writers try to use simple words, like Ernest Hemingway. What other things are kids told about writing that contradict real life?
Writing for children and writing for adults is different. But what are the differences?
Storytelling is about transporting a person to another world. That’s why showing, not telling, makes better stories.
While there are certainly many good shows being nominated for Best Picture, there are also many great film shorts nominated for Oscars this year. Here are my takes on 10 of them.
These days, music is a private thing, a thing you do with headphones on by yourself. But is it always that way?
Many people have heard the (re)phrase, “don’t just do something, stand there!” But isn’t “standing there” doing something?