How to Make Film Adaptations, According to Linda Seger

The Book The Art of Adaptation: Turning Fact and Fiction into Film Systematizes the Basics of Film Adaptations Linda Seger‘s books are well known among script lovers, particularly, Making a Good Script Great and Creating Unforgettable Characters, the two of…

Best “Making Of” Books: The Making of CITIZEN KANE

It’s Terrific!, Citizen Kane’s tagline insisted in every poster. For many years considered the best film ever (still now by many), paradoxically, if you were in the American film industry in 1940 most possibly you would think that Citizen Kane…

Witch Hunt in 50s Hollywood: The Second Red Scare

And How the Classic Western High Noon Became a Response to the Wave of Extreme Anti-Communism which Swarmed the American Film Industry. What we Mean by Red Scare? National Geographic summarises it very well here and below: The Red Scare…