Filmlab: Best Movies about Writing – Misery

Filmlab: Best Movies about Writing – Misery

More and more, Misery feels like one of the great films about writing, not so much because it nails the discipline required to complete a novel (although it does), but because it dramatises the implicit contract that exists between writers and readers, in ways that...
Filmlab: Best Movies about Writing – Capote

Filmlab: Best Movies about Writing – Capote

“There is a splinter of ice in the heart of a writer”, wrote Graham Greene. Watch Capote, and it’s hard to disagree. Bennett Miller’s forensic biopic serves up such a chilling portrait of Truman Capote, as he researches and writes In Cold Blood, that it’s never clear...