RB's Stage 32 News, Notes, Discussions, and Other Fun Stuff (November 22nd, 2013)

Posted by Richard "RB" Botto

Happy weekend everyone…

In this edition, I have Annette Bening offering some acting tips, Ron Howard offering some filmmaking tips, and the good people at Indiewire offering some screenwriting tips.

I also have every single mistake ever made in Back to the Future, a Breaking Bad gag reel, and the trailer for Aaron Paul's new one, Need For Speed.

Entertainment news/topics that caught my eye include:

The idea of an It's a Wonderful Life sequel caused some to ask, what films are off limits for sequels?
Then again, the NY Post says the sequel will never happen.
Kevin Spacey kindly sent Woody Allen a Netflix subscription.
Monty Python is getting the band back together.
Netflix revives The Killing (again!) and promises a murder and a killer brought to justice in 6 short episodes.
Refinery tells us some movies we once thought were good are, well, not so good.
And, sadly, screenwriting guru, Syd Field, has passed away.

The floor is yours…Discuss any and all of these topics – or whatever the hell else is on your mind – in the Comments section below!




Our Pitchfests in conjunction with The Happy Writers have proven to be just what the doctor ordered for many of our screenwriting and filmmaking members.  You can read about those Stage 32'ers who have found success here: The Sweet Smell of Success

On a related note, Pitchfest VII is this Saturday and Sunday.  We've wrangled execs and literary managers from such companies and firms as Lawrence Bender Productions, Evolution, Endgame, Millennium, and more.  Screenwriters and filmmakers are welcome to pitch.  You can register here: Pitchfest VII: Screenwriters and Filmmakers

And, finally, it's INTRODUCE YOURSELF WEEKEND.  If you're new to the site, say hello and tell us a little about yourself.  If you're a vet, let everyone know who you are and what you've been up to.  And whether you're a new member or an old one, be sure to support one another!  We're all in this together!









Let's discuss!  Comments welcome below.

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