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A dirty fairy tale

My favourite film director, Billy Wilder, talking to The Paris Review about the origins of one of his Oscar winners: INTERVIEWER You’ve indicated where Lubitsch got his ideas. Where do you get yours? WILDER I don’t know. I just get … Continue reading

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The making of Mad Men

“TV writing is for people who hate being alone more than they hate writing.” Matthew Weiner discusses his craft in one of those epic Q&As in The Paris Review: INTERVIEWER: Do you read any of the commentary on Mad Men? WEINER: I stay … Continue reading

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