Thursday, June 23, 2005

Shame On Me As A Writer For Not Noticing This

Blogging.la writer Jay Bushman takes to task the Times and AFI for this week's top 100 movie quotes which were apparently were never written by anyone. Instead, from the coverage and the special, Bushman says, they seemingly sprang "whole-cloth from the imagination of the actors or the 'auteur' inspirations of the directors."

Blogger Bushman is the curator of the Screenwriting Museum Project. And he's right. Directors get all the "ooohs," actors get all the fame, and screenwriters get . . . . well, nothing, mostly.

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