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Women in Love and Other Dramatic Writings

by Larry Kramer

…of lyrical, dreamlike language. . . . Just Say No is a different animal altogether, a rollicking political satire. . . . Kramer laments the state of modern theater and exhorts fellow playwrights to create work that is “about” something. Kramer’s work, and his life, have clearly been “about” something.”…

We’re No Angels

by David Mamet

With this screenplay David Mamet gives the traditional prison-break story his special blend of gripping suspense, slapdash buffoonery, and ingenious plotting.

True Romance

by Quentin Tarantino

“Tarantino creates a world of tough guys, bravado, lurid melodrama, easy women, betrayal, guns and drugs. . . . The energy and style of…

Trip to Bountiful, Tender Mercies, To Kill a Mockingbird

by Horton Foote

A collection of Horton Foote’s best-known and most-loved screenplays, revealing the deep currents of American society through the simplest details of daily life.

Things Change

by David Mamet

This screenplay is a humorous burlesque of the American Dream tinged with bitter irony. It is the second film to be directed from his…

Thelma & Louise and Something to Talk About

by Callie Khouri

“Their adventures, while tinged with the fatalism that attends any crime spree, have the thrilling, life-affirming energy for which the best road movies are…

Stealing Beauty

by Susan Minot

“Stealing Beauty is a joy to behold . . . a richly satisfying chamber piece that is both literary and utterly contemporary. . ….

Some Mother’s Son

by Terry George

“Powerful, harrowing and honest–a drama about ordinary people caught up in the Irish “troubles’ . . . An important movie, full of mourning, anger…


by Richard Stratton

“Brace yourself for a slam-dunk of a movie . . . [Slam] makes Godard’s Breathless look like a cartoon. . . . Independent filmmaking…


by Jan Sardi

“Shine is a triumphant story, rich in accessible but not overdone emotions. In many ways, it’s a throwback to the best kinds of Hollywood…