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February 11

Filmlab: Best Movies about Writing – Before Sunset

Films about writers frequently focus on the thin line dividing reality and fiction. Richard Linklater’s 2004 masterpiece Before Sunset, however, puts a more profound spin on that old chestnut. The middle instalment (for now) of the real-time saga he began with 1995’s Before Sunrise and continued with 2013’s Before Midnight, the film takes the writing-is-autobiography discussion […]

January 19

Filmlab: Best Movies about Writing – American Splendor

Write what you know. It’s good advice for anyone harboring literary ambitions. But what if all you know is the misery of a plebian lifestyle consisted of crap neighbourhoods, crap jobs and terrible marriages? That’s the predicament facing Harvey Pekar at the start of American Splendor, Shari Springer Berman and Robert Pulcini’s meta meditation on […]