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Josh Hutcherson is praised by Michael H. Weber, Scott Neustadter and Tommy Wiseau as the actor who portrayed his character most like the real person. 

“Josh Hutcherson…is incredible, every little mannerism, every line, it’s just perfect.”

See the whole interview here.

Special thanks to @haydenanakin for the heads up about this video. This video was trimmed specifically for JHS, please reblog, do not repost. 


San Jose Sharks: During Brent Burns first shot of the NHL Breakaway Challenge, Joe Pavelski’s son, Nate, wore a gopro on caught it all on camera.

How To Write An Awesome Movie, According To Some Of Hollywood's Best Writers
Hollywood pros like Paul Feig, Richard Linklater, and Diablo Cody give their best tips and insights for all you wannabe writers. Excellent comment from Shadowandact No brothers on the wall? No John Ridley? No Misan Sagay? No Gina Prince-Bythewood? No Richard Ayoade? No Tina Gordon-Chism? No Rick Famuyiwa? No Michael Starrbury? No Spike Lee? “Hollywood’s best”? Really?
By Jordan Zakarin
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  • Jared Padalecki
  • Misha Collins
  • David Tennant
  • Richard Armitage
  • Jared Leto
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  • Robert Downey Jr.
  • Chris Hemsworth
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Since the disintegration of her parents marriage, she’d only loved two things. The first was her long, dark hair. The second was how easily she could cut it off and feel nothing
—  500 Days of Summer (Scott Neustadter and Michael Weber)

John Scott Hardest Shot Competition (including standing ovation from the crowd and players)


How To Write An Awesome Movie, According To Some Of Hollywood’s Best Writers

Source: @jordanzakarin @buzzfeed

 #screenwriting #film #story

“All aspiring writers have experienced the conception of a story, that little atom of an idea that explodes into a vision of a journey in a big bang “aha!” that rattles the brain. But the difference between the daydreamers and actual filmmakers starts right after that revelatory moment, when the disparate strands of an idea either begin to take shape — and, at some point, migrate over to Final Draft — or just fade away.

BuzzFeed spoke with some of the industry’s top writers and directors to learn how they develop a tiny germ of an idea into award-winning screenplay. They discussed everything from how they get started, to how to sit down and write, and how to balance dialogue and structure.

Here’s the roster of advisers: Richard Linklater (Before Sunrise trilogy, Dazed and Confused); Paul Feig (Freaks and Geeks, Bridesmaids, The Heat); Diablo Cody (Juno, Young Adult); Richard Curtis (Love Actually, About Time, Four Weddings and a Funeral); Nicole Holofcener (Enough Said, Please Give); Michael Weber and Scott Neustadter (500 Days of Summer, The Spectacular Now); David Wain (Wet Hot American Summer, Role Models); Rian Johnson (Looper, Brick); Jeff Nichols (Mud, Take Shelter); Lake Bell (In A World); David Gordon Green (Prince Avalanche, Pineapple Express); Greta Gerwig (Frances Ha); Mark and Jay Duplass (Jeff Who Lives At Home, Cyrus); Nat Faxon and Jim Rash (The Descendants, The Way, Way Back); and Brian Koppelman (Rounders, Oceans Thirteen).

How Ideas Are Born…and Then Stashed Away in Drawers

Richard Linklater: There are a million ideas in a world of stories. Humans are storytelling animals. Everything’s a story, everyone’s got stories, we’re perceiving stories, we’re interested in stories. So to me, the big nut to crack is to how to tell a story, what’s the right way to tell a particular story. So I’m much more interested in narrative construction.

I have a lot of subjects I’m spinning around on that I like and I take notes and read books and have files of things that interest me, but it’s like, What is the movie? How do you crack it? So I like that search.

I think you have to be forever intrigued with the subject matter, the character, or something you’re digging into, you’re rummaging around, something that fascinates you. That process can’t really ever end. If that ends, the movie is over.

Jeff Nichols: I started thinking about Mud in college. [Nichols is now 34.] I’m a very slow writer, and the typing, which most people consider writing, that’s a very last step for me. I heavily outline things. Even before I write anything down, I think about things for a really long time. It’s like a tape ball that you just add detail to, and that’s what happened in this case.

If you’re a friend of mine in Austin, I’ll grab you and take you to lunch and I’ll just vomit this story at you. It’s a really good way to start working the story out. You start talking to people about it, and in the moment, you start to figure out things that connect and make things work, because you have to, because you have to keep telling your story.

Paul Feig: I’m big into notes. I always try to keep a small pad of paper in my pocket and write down any idea that seems interesting. I also type notes into my phone and computer. I basically have ideas written down everywhere. I’ve spent my life reminding myself that, even though I always tell myself I’ll never forget an idea when I think of it, I always forget it, sometimes a minute or two after I’ve thought of it. So, I always force myself to write any idea down. The downside is I have little notebooks scattered around the house and in storage boxes that I never think to look through. Not that any of the ideas in them are gold; most of them are pretty lame. But occasionally, I’ll find a few that link up and create the basis for something worth thinking about.

Diablo Cody: I envy writers who have their shit together! You should see my computer desktop. It’s like 9 million Final Draft documents, pictures of my kids, and photos of haircuts…”

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