Film has lost one of the greats last night, with the sad and unexpected passing of Roger Ebert, who died at the age of 70.
Sad news today, Oscar-nominated actor Michael Clarke Duncan has passed away. He was 54 years old.
Tony Scott, the popular director of Top Gun and True Romance, has died at the age of 68 by way of suicide. Terrible, shocking news.
It’s very rare occurrence for a screenwriter’s presence to be felt in a film, no matter what the director. That’s because a screenplay is often designed by a committee – a conveyer belt of practically anonymous writers that are hired and fired at will.
Nora Ephron - “An inspiration for women film-makers when there were few.” (Director’s Guild of America) - 19th May 1941 to 26th June 2012.