Sound & Fury.

Posted Tuesday, February 12th, 2019

The rise and rise of British films about nothing at all.

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Some Notes.

Posted Wednesday, February 6th, 2019

Why bad notes are symptoms of the worst methods of filmmaking.

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It’s All Your Fault.

Posted Friday, January 25th, 2019

So, why are directors and producers such a bunch of assholes?

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We’ll Call You…

Posted Wednesday, January 9th, 2019

Long before he was a world renown sex pest, the Donald was already the epitome of everything that is wrong with the audition process…

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Putting The Man In Manipulation.

Posted Wednesday, December 19th, 2018

When the quest for realism turns into an abusive relationship…

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Patriarchy Of The Page.

Posted Wednesday, December 12th, 2018

Why men think they can’t write women and why women think they can’t write at all.

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The Stink.

Posted Wednesday, December 5th, 2018

I’ve been on a break from this blog and in my absence our industry has been struck by a long over due realisation of a deep running stink.

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The Artist, His Mother And The Run Down Seaside Town…

Posted Wednesday, November 28th, 2018

Trends in British filmmaking as suggested by a look at all the films submitted to the BIFA Best Debut Screenwriter Award 2018… In short – you hate your mum and live by the sea…

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Ben’s Blog: There Is No God.

Posted Friday, August 4th, 2017

“Script is King” is the only faith I’ve ever followed, but I’m losing my religion…

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Ben’s Blog: Post Horror Pillow Fights.

Posted Monday, July 24th, 2017

Genre is what happens when a stranger carrying two pillows throws you one and then hits you round the head with the other.

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