Hell Is For Hyphenates – February 2015

Writer/Director/Actor Desiree Akhavan (Appropriate Behavior) joins the Hyphenates as they look at some of the key films of February 2015, ask whether screenwriters are unfairly sidelined as the authors of films, and talk about the postmodern high-concept works of Charlie Kaufman.

3 thoughts on “Hell Is For Hyphenates – February 2015

  1. Lee

    Following on from our discussion about whether screenwriters are sidelined as the authors of films (and also relevant to the discussion we have in the May 2015 episode), I watched the original 1970 version of The Out of Towners last night, and was surprised to see that the film, written by Neil Simon and directed by Arthur Hiller, had this intriguing title screen at the beginning:

    Are there any other examples of where this style of “A Film By” credit has been given to the writer?

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