Best of the Web 28 Oct

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Notes on ‘Hail’

“A Tour-de-force,” “Fiercely realised,” “Pure cinematic power,” “Remarkable, Visionary,” “Re-imagines cinematic boundaries,” – and these are quotes from people you care about – the Sundance institute, Hugo Weaving, The Age – couple these quotes with the power-house that is the trailer to this cinematic gem and you’ll understand why I was excited to see this film. by Samuel Bartlett Amiel …

[Video]: Hollywood’s Black List Sets The Standard for Screenplays

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BLACKLIST founder Franklin Leonard offers a surprisingly unique perspective on Hollywood’s reality: sleepless script execs slaving through piles of bad scripts, all asking each other the same question: ‘read anything good lately?’ This is the riveting origin story of www.blcklst.com If you liked this, check out more videos about screenwriting or filmmaking. And if you know of a great video …