Anything Goes

A free and open forum. The place to discuss anything on your mind film, television and theater related…or not.

Sadie Dean
Frank Miller & Zack Snyder: from panel to screen

Came across this great (and quick) read this morning about comic books crossing over to the big screen. What really caught my interest was how the artists, writers and filmmakers utilized color/textures to establish specific moods, character arcs, etc. Something so simple can go a long way - in...

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Frank Miller & Zack Snyder: from panel to screen | Zacuto USA
Frank Miller & Zack Snyder: from panel to screen | Zacuto USA
I have a love affair with comic book art. There are so many parallels between comics and graphic novels, and filmmaking - particularly when it comes to Production Design and Art Direction. There is so…
Erik Grossman

I like to think Zach Snyder speaks in the same slow-mo/regular speed intervals of his films.

Sadie Dean

Hahaha probably

Mat Wallace
Brand new here

Whats going on everyone my name is matt whats going on with everyone ?

Mat Wallace

Thanks and not well lol barely any places to go in my area gotta travel to other areas around me and not getting anywhere.

Tomasz Mieczkowski

I thought as much. I think that best way to grow connections in smaller cities is by crowdsourcing the network. If you ask anyone in the biz to join and ask them to do the same, once it spreads you'll...

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Mat Wallace

Thank you for the tip dont know many ones that are interested in the fields i wanna get into

Erik Grossman

Hello Mat! We have many Matt's here, though you're the first Mat as far as I know. Welcome!

Mat Wallace

Thanks i appreciate that hows it going

Growing my business - considering hiring

please don't send me your resume... yet

I've been getting swamped with business lately and I've considered hiring someone to help me edit, etc.

It's scary and I like keeping all the money to myself! Has anyone out there grown their business from being a one man company to...

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Erik Grossman

Get your workflow outlined clearly for differently levels. If you move from doing 5 items a day to 50, will your workflow remain the same? Workflow - it's key!

Rex Sikes
Principles Of Creation, Manifestation And Attraction You Need To Understand

Principles Of Creation, Manifestation And Attraction You Need To Understand

Enjoy & Share - http://wp.me/p4OhpB-2fL

film #careeradvice #successtips #strategiesforsuccess #wealtcreation
Principles Of Creation, Manifestation And Attraction You Need To Understand
Principles Of Creation, Manifestation And Attraction You Need To Understand
"You don't get what you want as much as you get what you are. You recreate and attract what you already IS. Yes, pardon the grammar but what you IS, are presently, is what you get more of. If you are…
Erik Grossman

thanks for sharing! cool find!

Mike Pell
Rockollections: vol.1- odds and ends pt.1

Here’s a show originally broadcast June 3, 2008.

I thought I had lost it forever, so it has never been replayed before.

It was the first show I ever called Odds & Ends, making it the Lost Vol.1!

But there is a qualifier I will talk about later.

Seemed I had some...

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ROCKOLLECTIONS: VOL.1- ODDS AND ENDS PT.1
ROCKOLLECTIONS: VOL.1- ODDS AND ENDS PT.1
Here's a show originally broadcast June 3, 2008. I thought I had lost it forever, so it has never been replayed before. It was the first show I ever called Odds & Ends, making it the Lost Vol.1! B…
Erik Grossman

Pretty lady + gun - pants = an image i can get behind

Why is there so little black romance movies?

So I noticed that there isn't a lot of romances that involve a black girl and black guy dating. I only see interracial relationships. And blacks hating one another. For example I'd hear guys at school say they don't date dark skinned girls and only like mixed. So I decided to write a romance with...

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Jorge J Prieto

Can someone put their hands up for, How Stella Got Her Groove Back! Now back to the question. Times have changed, audiences change. Love stories white or black, have only a female audiences. Men had t...

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Danny Manus

Aray, I think you were a bit too harsh when she didn't even ask you for script comments but even so, it was something that could've been handled by saying she needs to use a diff term.

@Craig, unfort...

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Jody Ellis

I interpreted Emily's title statement as meaning "so few", not as a derogatory statement.

Aray Brown

I was rash. read the post. Maybe I'm PMSing

Erik Grossman

walks into conversation, observes, backs away slowly...

Michael Gier
Documentaries

How do I find people on Stage 32 that have experience producing, directing, writing, etc. documentaries? Is there a specific place or a specific lounge? My production company may be producing a feature film documentary for the first time and I need advice and I need to hire people. Thank you.

Alisa Melrose

Hi Michael, if you are looking to recruit for your documentary, Stage 32 Jobs Board : https://www.stage32.com/find-jobs might be the right place to post your project. :)

Michael Gier

Thank you Alisa.

Erik Grossman

Hi Michael! We had the awesome Lisa Vangellow come in to do a class on documentary production. She recently completed the James Franco documentary: https://www.stage32.com/classes/Introduction-to-Docu...

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Every now and then an article on a movie star pops up out of nowhere.

When you read this exciting new article on The Mae West Blog, you will swallow hard - http://maewest.blogspot.com/2016/07/mae-west-swallow-hard.html

Mae West
Mae West
* * * Ellis Nassour recalled: Ms. West introduced the shimmy in Chicago [* * * * During July 1922 "* * * * MAE WEST had visits from a member of the Nassour family. This remembrance continues from Mond…
Erik Grossman

Hi Linda! I have to ask, are you connected with Mae West or a fan?

LindaAnn Loschiavo

I wrote 2 plays about her "Courting Mae West" and "Diamond Lil, Queen of the Bowery." My next Mae West birthday party is on August 17, 2016. Why don't you come and see how much fun it is?

Erik Grossman

That sounds awesome!! Were you lucky enough to meet Mae West when she was alive?

Aray Brown

Will check out The Purge: Anarchy

Owen Mowatt

Wasting the concept was not the problem. The problem is, has Trump seen this film!?

Dan MaxXx

Blame the Russians! :))

JD Hartman

@ Owen Mowatt Doubt that he's had the time.

Trump is too busy planning the Canada wall/border fence. The engineering challenge will make the Mexico border wall seem like a child's Lego construction by comparison.

Owen Mowatt

I really don't understand this American/Canadian hate at all.

LindaAnn Loschiavo
When actresses got too old for the silver screen, to continue their career they went to Vegas

A sexy photo of Mae West at the Sahara Hotel in Las Vegas - http://maewest.blogspot.com/2016/07/mae-west-give-hope.html

Mae West
Mae West
** * Ellis Nassour recalled: There wasn't much reality at Ravenswood. "It's all in the body and mind," she said. "Keep your mind thinking young and keep your insides healthy and youthful. I've had a h…
Jeff Lyons
The Goldfinch Movie

The sprawling, wending, meandering Pulitzer winner "The Goldfinch" coming to big screen ... "Brooklyn" director directing ... How he will distill this rambling-old-house of a book into two hours is a mystery to me... but I wish him well. Should be interesting....

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'The Goldfinch' Movie Looks Like It'll Be As Dreamy As The Book Itself
'The Goldfinch' Movie Looks Like It'll Be As Dreamy As The Book Itself
It's a story about loss, loneliness and self-identity, as narrator Theo loses his only caretaker ― his mother ― to an explosion at The Met. It's a story about the healing bonds of youthful friends…
Amanda Toney - Stage 32 Next Level Education

I never read Goldfinch, but I was a big fan of John Crowley's work on BROOKLYN. I'm an avid reader and I struggle watching book / film adaptations, so I may just wait to watch Crowley's work on screen.

Matt Hurd
New Line & The Horror Resurgence

"We looked at the marketplace and saw a shift. We could either go on finding more and more elaborate ways of killing people or find a different path."

Really interesting THR article on the continued success of New Line's horror franchises...especially for those of us who write horror...

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How New Line Cinema Is Making a Killing in Horror
How New Line Cinema Is Making a Killing in Horror
On Stage 6 at Warner Bros.' Burbank lot, where the new horror film Annabelle 2 is filming, Father David Guffey was brought in to offer a blessing. "Evil hates to be exposed," he announced as he made t…
Dan MaxXx

Want a slow horror death?

Write a character who is a Reader for a Screenwriter's Contest

Aray Brown

lol

Reneta Sikes

lol no but I have a big cattle dog mixed with boxer and a pit bull mixed with cattle. I do not own a gun but I have a pitchfork. My 70lb boxer mix will knock them down and my pit mix will go after the...

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Aray Brown

I like that, Reneta x

Jody Ellis

@Dan you crack me up!