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by Josh Olson
Tue Jan 05, 2010 9:41 am
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: January 2010
Replies: 0
Views: 11708

Name: Josh Olson Source: unca20100401.htm Steve, Most of what youre describing as the horrors of directing falls under the purview of ADs, PAs, and producers. Yet another reason its easier - as a director, I walk onto a set full of people whose sole professional responsibility is to attend to my ne...
by Josh Olson
Tue Jan 05, 2010 9:41 am
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: January 2010
Replies: 0
Views: 11708

Name: Josh Olson Source: unca20100219.htm Steve, Most of what youre describing as the horrors of directing falls under the purview of ADs, PAs, and producers. Yet another reason its easier - as a director, I walk onto a set full of people whose sole professional responsibility is to attend to my ne...
by Josh Olson
Mon Jan 04, 2010 5:35 pm
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: January 2010
Replies: 0
Views: 11708

Name: Josh Olson Source: unca20100401.htm Rob, Actually, Pogue DOES have the privilege of multiple postings. So do I. it's what we get for being actual, close personal friends with the cat whose name hangs over all of these yappings. It's terribly unfair, I know, but so is life. You're trying to ar...
by Josh Olson
Mon Jan 04, 2010 5:35 pm
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: January 2010
Replies: 0
Views: 11708

Name: Josh Olson Source: unca20100219.htm Rob, Actually, Pogue DOES have the privilege of multiple postings. So do I. it's what we get for being actual, close personal friends with the cat whose name hangs over all of these yappings. It's terribly unfair, I know, but so is life. You're trying to ar...
by Josh Olson
Mon Jan 04, 2010 10:04 am
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: January 2010
Replies: 0
Views: 11708

Name: Josh Olson Source: unca20100401.htm Steve, Josh and Pogue, it seems to me, are rather like parents being given lectures on child-raising by folks who don't have any of their own. Indeed. One of the downsides of being a writer - everyone thinks they can do it, everyone thinks they understand i...
by Josh Olson
Mon Jan 04, 2010 8:35 am
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: January 2010
Replies: 0
Views: 11708

Name: Josh Olson Source: unca20100401.htm Mike, Josh made the absolute statement that "the screenplay is ALWAYS better than the movie"...and Rob disagreed. To be precise, I said, The rule of thumb - and there are a tiny handful of exceptions - is that the screenplay is ALWAYS better than the movie....
by Josh Olson
Sun Jan 03, 2010 8:49 am
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: January 2010
Replies: 0
Views: 11708

Name: Josh Olson Source: unca20100401.htm Pogue, They say every good writer has directed his script by the time he's written it. The trick is not to let the director know and hope they take the your covert suggestions. Absolutely. Harlan and I argue about this from time to time. As we all know, he ...
by Josh Olson
Sat Jan 02, 2010 9:42 am
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: January 2010
Replies: 0
Views: 11708

Name: josh Olson Source: unca20100401.htm Steve, I have a serious question for you regarding your post below. In your opinion -- and I am not resurrecting the writer vs director debate here -- what are the things that a writer can do to improve the chances that what they put on paper is what appear...
by Josh Olson
Sat Jan 02, 2010 8:07 am
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: January 2010
Replies: 0
Views: 11708

Name: Josh Olson Source: unca20100401.htm W. Powell, Thanks for the kind words. One of the biggest thrills of History was the fact that the finished film was so representative of my script, even down to some of the casting (Id written it with Viggo in mind.) That doesnt happen very often at all, an...
by Josh Olson
Fri Jan 01, 2010 2:05 pm
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: January 2010
Replies: 0
Views: 11708

Name: Josh Olson Source: unca20100401.htm Happy New Year to one and all. Kirby, "A good movie director can take a good cast through any sort of screenplay, and with a bit of cinematography, pull a plum out of the blueberry pie. As a result, everybody involved gets an accolade. " Well.... No. A good...
by Josh Olson
Thu Dec 03, 2009 10:28 am
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: December 2009
Replies: 0
Views: 24313

Name: Josh Olson
Source: unca20100401.htm
There's no way I could have done the movie justice in the time I had, but I took my best shot, and it's a happy coincidence that it went up the day the author got nominated for a Grammy.

http://www.trailersfromhell.com/trailers/500?auto=1
by Josh Olson
Thu Dec 03, 2009 10:28 am
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: December 2009
Replies: 0
Views: 24313

Name: Josh Olson
Source: unca20100219.htm
There's no way I could have done the movie justice in the time I had, but I took my best shot, and it's a happy coincidence that it went up the day the author got nominated for a Grammy.

http://www.trailersfromhell.com/trailers/500?auto=1
by Josh Olson
Thu Dec 03, 2009 12:16 am
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: December 2009
Replies: 0
Views: 24313

Name: Josh Olson
Source: unca20100401.htm
Crazy person called me tonight. Wouldn't stop saying, "Oh my God!"

Anyone here know anything about this?
by Josh Olson
Thu Dec 03, 2009 12:16 am
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: December 2009
Replies: 0
Views: 24313

Name: Josh Olson
Source: unca20100219.htm
Crazy person called me tonight. Wouldn't stop saying, "Oh my God!"

Anyone here know anything about this?
by Josh Olson
Tue Dec 01, 2009 10:19 pm
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: December 2009
Replies: 0
Views: 24313

Name: Josh Olson Source: unca20100219.htm Ben, If Hollywood's attitude is really that fatalistic right now, no wonder there's a VIEW-MASTER feature film in the works. Heres how it works (Im extrapolating based on both an understanding of the business, and the fact that a friend of mine - and Harlan...

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