TITLE

He's rich. He's prolific. But is he in a rut?

AUTHOR(S)
Bart, Peter
PUB. DATE
January 2000
SOURCE
Daily Variety;01/31/2000, Vol. 266 Issue 42, p27
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Comments on declining quality of screenwriter Ron Bass' works. Value of the deal signed with Sony; Quality of the last three movies that Bass wrote; Reputation as one of the most prolific writers; Fellow writers' assessment of Bass' works.
ACCESSION #
2808407

 

Related Articles

  • UCLA EXTENDS SCRIPT PRIZES. Saperstein, Patricla // Daily Variety;6/22/2001, Vol. 272 Issue 15, p45 

    Reports on the recipients of prizes at the 2001 Diane Thomas Screenwriting Awards in Los Angeles, California.

  • Bass hysteria. Carver, Benedict // Sight & Sound;Mar99, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p20 

    Profiles screenwriter Ron Bass. Examples of his work include `Memoirs of a Geisha,' `Rain Man,' and `My Best Friend's Wedding'; Background of Bass' career in writing novels in the 1970s; Team helping Bass to create his screenplays.

  • A Bass morass. Bart, Peter // Variety;01/31/2000, Vol. 377 Issue 11, p2 

    Focuses on Ron Bass, a screenwriter in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California. List of the films he wrote; Question about the inverse correlation between his output and inspiration; How Bass works.

  • BASS CATCHES 'HEADHUNTERS'. Duke, Paul F. // Daily Variety;02/11/2000, Vol. 266 Issue 51, p48 

    Reports on Ron Bass' agreement to write the screen adaptation of `Headhunters,' a comic novel written by Jules Bass. Production of the film by Fox 2000 and New Regency; Storyline of the movie.

  • Shelf life for scribes. Dawes, Amy // Daily Variety;2/18/2004, Vol. 282 Issue 38, pA10 

    Reports on the popularity of screenplay publishing in the U.S. Financial rewards that screenwriters receive from screenplay publishing rights; List of published scripts that are performing well in terms of sales; Use of books to boost awareness at awards time.

  • Striking a New Prose. Peyser, Marc // Newsweek (Pacific Edition);10/17/2005 (Pacific Edition), Vol. 146 Issue 16, p8 

    Offers a look at actor and screenwriter Dan Futterman and his motion picture screenplay for "Capote." Appearance of Futterman in television programs such as "Judging Amy" and "Related"; Ways in which Futterman's wife, Anya Epstein, helped him write the script.

  • Basic instinct. Weddle, David // Daily Variety;2/18/2004, Vol. 282 Issue 38, pA1 

    Reports on the nominees for the Writers Guild of America (WGA) awards. Philippa Boyens for the film "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King"; Jim Sheridan for the film "In America"; Difference of the WGA from other award giving bodies in determining the winner.

  • Contract fight looming as Guild calls for order. Mcnary, Dave // Daily Variety;2/18/2004, Vol. 282 Issue 38, pA1 

    Reports on issues facing the Writers Guild of America (WGA) as of February 2004. Resignation of Victoria Riskin as WGA West president; Federal investigation launched to determine how the WGA conducted the Riskin election; Screen writing credit determination process of the WGA.

  • Year of the auteur. Weddle, David // Daily Variety;2/18/2004, Vol. 282 Issue 38, pA2 

    Reports that most of the nominees for 2004 Writers Guild of America awards for film are by writer-directors. Reason why writer-directors produce better films; Advantage of having a director who is also the screenwriter; Claim that the assembly line approach in producing a film does not work all...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics