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Film Executive Sid Ganis On Documentary Film OLYMPIA, A Retrospect On The “Gigantic Creative Force” Of Olympia Dukakis

Interview by Paul Salfen Entertainment executive Sid Ganis launched some of our most beloved legendary films, including Top Gun, Fatal Attraction, and Ghost.  As president of Paramount he bought the underlying rights to Forrest Gump, which would go on to become one of Paramount's biggest hits—both financially and critically—of all time. At Lucasfilm, where he served

Screenwriter JIM UHLS on Writing FIGHT CLUB

Interview by John Wisniewski John Wisniewski: When did you begin writing, Jim? Jim Uhls: I began writing short stories in grade school. I also made up stories and acted them out with friends. It wasn't until college that I began writing plays and screenplays. John Wisniewski: Any favorite screenwriters and directors? Jim Uhls: I don't really like to

BLACK WIDOW: Movie Minute Review

Review by Paul Salfen Paul Salfen reviews BLACK WIDOW. SYNOPSIS: Natasha Romanoff, aka Black Widow, confronts the darker parts of her ledger when a dangerous conspiracy with ties to her past arises. Pursued by a force that will stop at nothing to bring her down, Natasha must deal with her history as a spy, and