Bert Trautmann

Bernhard Carl Trautmann, commonly known as Bert, was born in Germany in 1923 and joined the Luftwaffe early in the Second World War, where he served as a paratrooper. He fought for the Germans for four years, earning five medals, including an Iron Cross, until being captured by the British near the end of the … Continue reading Bert Trautmann

The One with Sarah Polley

Another good episode of Scriptnotes as John and Craig welcome Sarah Polley to discuss her latest movie Women Talking. Sarah Polley started her career as an actor and appeared in John August’s first feature, Go, as well as the Canadian dramedy Slings and Arrows. Since then she’s turned her talents to directing with critically acclaimed results.

Thirteen Lives

This week’s episode of Scriptnotes, Finding a Way In, and Out, features William Nicholson talking about his script for the movie Thirteen Lives, a film that follows the attempted rescue of a Thai soccer team trapped in a cave in 2018.  It’s well worth a listen as he talks about turning a real life event … Continue reading Thirteen Lives

My House My Rules

After listening to the Rian Johnson episode of Scriptnotes that I wrote about yesterday, and in anticipation of the second film of the Knives Out franchise, Glass Onion, I decided to watch Knives Out again last evening. Not counting the times I’ve listened to the commentary tracks, this makes my third outing with this film. Even though it’s … Continue reading My House My Rules