Category: Steve Kloves

  • What not to tweet if you’re a Hollywood screenwriter

    What not to tweet if you’re a Hollywood screenwriter

    “I feel like England is making really terrible political decisions out of solidarity”

  • Brooklyn Nine-Nine: the Jimmy Jab Games — review

    Brooklyn Nine-Nine: the Jimmy Jab Games — review

    Screenplay by Lakshmi Sundaram. In continuation of the idea I expressed in my review of Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H.: Fear Itself, when a serialised drama has an ensemble cast, it’s okay to apply situational archetypes to them because it will manage to be original if the characters are. Whereas the first example found a way […]

  • What the Marvel/Sony deal could, does and should mean…

    What the Marvel/Sony deal could, does and should mean…

    Marvel Entertainment released a press statement today, confirming that, after a long series of negotiations with Sony Pictures Entertainment, who own Spider-Man’s live-action rights, the character was finally to appear in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, alongside characters such as Iron Man, the Incredible Hulk, Thor, Captain America and the Guardians of the Galaxy.

  • BAFTA Film Awards – 2015 Original Screenplay nominations

    BAFTA Film Awards – 2015 Original Screenplay nominations

    The BAFTA Film Awards airs tonight at 21:00 on BBC One HD, and will announce, among other things, the winners of the Best Original Screenplay and Best Adapted Screenplay awards.

  • The Amazing Spider-Man — review

    The Amazing Spider-Man — review

    Adapted by James Vanderbilt, Steve Kloves and Alvin Sargent from The Amazing Spider-Man by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko.   Did you know Spider-Man is the highest-grossing fictional character? When taking into account everything, merely including cinema, he’s earned more money than any other character. So it’s no surprise Columbia Pictures want to keep the character. […]

  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 — review

    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 — review

    Okay, context. I am not a Harry Potter fan. I’ve read the first book, and that’s about it. I was mostly put-off by Harry Potter and the Chambers of Secrets, as that was the scariest thing I’d ever read or seen at the time. And yet… Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 is definitely one of […]