#ScreenplaySunday: PULP FICTION by Quentin Tarantino & Roger Avary

'Pulp Fiction' by Quentin Tarantino and Roger Avary is a classic when it comes to screenplays, so it was only a matter of time before I featured it on the blog. The film only won one Oscar in 1995, for Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen, but the film was also nominated for … Continue reading #ScreenplaySunday: PULP FICTION by Quentin Tarantino & Roger Avary

#ScreenplaySunday – AMERICAN BEAUTY by Alan Bail

#ScreenplaySunday is back! 'American Beauty' by Alan Bail has been on my radar since I started doing my reviews. The film was released in 1999 and received 5 Oscars, including: Best Picture, Best Actor in a Leading Role (Kevin Spacey), Best Director (Sam Mendes), Best Cinematography, and most important for me: Best Writing, Written Directly … Continue reading #ScreenplaySunday – AMERICAN BEAUTY by Alan Bail

#ScreenplaySunday: VICKY CRISTINA BARCELONA by Woody Allen

This week's #ScreenplaySunday is written and directed by the infamously talented Woody Allen; the film won the Golden Globe for Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical, and won one of my favourite actresses, Penelope Cruz, her Oscar for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role. If you read this blog, I'm sure you … Continue reading #ScreenplaySunday: VICKY CRISTINA BARCELONA by Woody Allen

#ScreenplaySunday: MONEYBALL by Steven Zaillian and Aaron Sorkin

So with baseball on my mind, since it is the Blue Jay's Opening Week in Toronto (and I work at the stadium), I decided to review 'Moneyball' for this week's #ScreenplaySunday! The most exciting and unexpected treat for me was seeing Mark Shapiro (the current GM of the Toronto Blue Jays) make many guest appearances in this script … Continue reading #ScreenplaySunday: MONEYBALL by Steven Zaillian and Aaron Sorkin

#ScreenplaySunday: THE APARTMENT by Billy Wilder & I.A.L. Diamond

I chose 'The Apartment' for this week's #ScreenplaySunday because it was one of the first recommendations I received when I started this weekly challenge (thank you @vero_vjazzy!). The movie was made in 1960 and wow was it ever awesome! This story has the simplicity of everyday life mixed with all the confusions, misunderstandings, and love … Continue reading #ScreenplaySunday: THE APARTMENT by Billy Wilder & I.A.L. Diamond