Few modern art forms are as misunderstood as the craft of screenwriting, because the collaborative nature of filmmaking and the dominance of celebrity actors and directors obscures the contributions of screenwriters. So if you're a writer eager to break into Hollywood or simply a movie buff excited to hear the stories behind your favorite films, this unique nonfiction book/documentary film project will captivate you with insights into the wild and mysterious world of Hollywood screenwriting.
Enjoy inside conversations with the men and women who dreamed up some of the world's most beloved movie characters. Learn how they surmounted the incredible odds against breaking into Hollywood, and discover the myriad ways in which they transformed their ideas into films that topped the box office, launched the careers of major stars, and earned them Oscars. The stories behind the storytellers are as exciting, surprising, and inspirational as the narratives of their celebrated films.
Shrek movie trailer - starring John Lithgow, Cameron Diaz, Eddie Murphy, Vincent Cassel, Mike Myers, Peter Dennis. Directed by Andrew Adamson. Genre: Family
In a modern, 3D family comedy take on the classic tale, Jack Black is Lemuel Gulliver, a lowly mailroom clerk at a new New York newspaper. After Gulliver bluffs his way into an assingment writing about the Bermuda Triangle, he goes there only to be transported to an undiscovered land, Lilliput. In this fantastical new world Gulliver is, at last, a bigger-than-life figure - in size and ego especially after he starts telling tall tales, taking credit for his world's greatest inventions, and placing himself at the center of its most historic events. Gulliver's position is enhanced even further when he leads his new friends in a daring battle against their longtime enemies. But when Gulliver loses it all and puts the Lilliputians in peril, he must find a way to undo the damage. Ultimately, Gulliver becomes a true giant among men only when he learns that its how big you are on the inside that counts.
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In this fully computer-animated fantasy from the creators of Antz, we follow the travails of Shrek (Mike Myers), a green ogre who enjoys a life of solitude.
Everyone's favorite larger-than-life hero returns in SHREK 2, the #1 comedy of all time hailed by critics and audiences alike as even better than its Oscar - winning predecessor!
In this contemporary re-imagining of Jonathan Swift's classic tale, Lemuel Gulliver (Jack Black) is a struggling writer who works as a delivery person at the Times. To impress the travel editor, Gulliver ventures into uncharted waters and lands in a tiny civilization known as Lilliputians. Leading the Lilliputians to a victory over their neighboring nemesis, Gulliver comes to terms with his own shortcomings and emerges from his own little world.
When a shipwreck lands a lowly mailroom clerk named Gulliver (Jack Black) on the fantastical island of Lilliput, he transforms into a giant -- in size and ego!
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