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Forum: Business Questions and Advice 04-05-2020, 11:49 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 16,344
Posted By Captain Nemo
Re: Effect of the Coronavirus

Below is a link to what may be one of the more promising developments in the search for a Covid-19 vaccine. Worth noting that this is just a small first step -- they're still a couple of months away...
Forum: Business Questions and Advice 03-16-2020, 06:47 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 16,344
Posted By Captain Nemo
Re: Effect of the Coronavirus

Didn't see this post before, but the question of whether the Covid-19 virus will abate during the summer, as seasonal flu does, is still undetermined, according to the medical people I know. I...
Forum: Business Questions and Advice 03-16-2020, 06:05 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 16,344
Posted By Captain Nemo
Re: Effect of the Coronavirus

There you go. Thank you for your service. Never served, but think I first heard the phrase from a friend who was an 'Nam era A4 mechanic -- sadly no longer with us. Sounds like you made good use of...
Forum: Business Questions and Advice 03-15-2020, 11:50 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 16,344
Posted By Captain Nemo
Re: Effect of the Coronavirus

No problem. Haven't heard 'good gouge' in many years -- former Coastie or USAF? Regardless, all good wishes for the safety of you and yours during this crisis.
Forum: Business Questions and Advice 03-15-2020, 04:20 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 16,344
Posted By Captain Nemo
Re: Effect of the Coronavirus

Among my family/friends/network are a number of doctors. One truth that has become alarmingly clear to me during the past week, is that these people have a much different and I believe, more...
Forum: Films 01-21-2020, 06:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,608
Posted By Captain Nemo
Re: The Irishman

Just FTR, the odds seemed to have shifted big time since I posted, and it now appears that Scorsese and his colleagues will be 100% blanked in the major categories on Oscar night. Looking like...
Forum: Films 01-08-2020, 06:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,608
Posted By Captain Nemo
Re: The Irishman

Finally saw 'The Irishman' and liked very much -- imho Scorsese's best, aside from 'Raging Bull.' I wasn't especially thrilled with the de-aging FX, but still think this approach an improvement over...
Forum: Films 11-05-2019, 03:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,608
Posted By Captain Nemo
Re: The Irishman

ICYMI, for those in the NY area, "The Irishman" is being screened at Broadway's Belasco Theater through 12/1. Guilliermo del Toro calls the film a masterpiece on Twitter today. Assuming this will...
Forum: Agents, Lawyers & Managers 08-23-2019, 03:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,310
Posted By Captain Nemo
Re: WGA files RICO case vs. ATA in Federal District Court

Useful take on the new RICO charges by a writer'IP lawyer Robb Chavis, much of it echoing the comments of J. Banks above, with a few additional notes....
Forum: Agents, Lawyers & Managers 08-21-2019, 08:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,310
Posted By Captain Nemo
Re: WGA files RICO case vs. ATA in Federal District Court

Thanks for fleshing the case(s) out. What you says seems more or less to agree with my own anecdotal experience. In dealing with USAAs while researching a couple of federal cases, I was amazed by...
Forum: Agents, Lawyers & Managers 08-20-2019, 03:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,310
Posted By Captain Nemo
WGA files RICO case vs. ATA in Federal District Court

Although 'Deadline' appears to have buried the lede in this story and is predictably spinning the legal changes as a victory for ICM, it's clear that the WGA has now decided to take the fight vs. the...
Forum: Agents, Lawyers & Managers 07-29-2019, 04:48 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 8,662
Posted By Captain Nemo
Re: First ATA agency breaks ranks

From what Mazin says, it's clear he's not concerned that packaging is, and has always been, a form of racketeering, as David Simon has said. It's a crime which should have prosecuted under the RICO...
Forum: Agents, Lawyers & Managers 07-23-2019, 05:01 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 8,662
Posted By Captain Nemo
Gavin Polone to writers: "Don't fold, you've got the nuts"

Although this piece is a couple of months old, and is somewhat off-thread, it seemed still worth posting, since Polone is a very sharp and knowledgeable observer of the business, and makes a number...
Forum: Announcements, News, & Opportunities 06-26-2019, 04:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,279
Posted By Captain Nemo
Re: Do You Think My Producer Was Racist - SCRIPTFELLA

Certainly some of those notes were racist, but this story, as you tell it, borders on incoherence. You never name or describe the original IP -- if it featured a primarily white cast in a South...
Forum: Business Questions and Advice 06-24-2019, 01:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 449
Posted By Captain Nemo
Re: Turnaround questions

I hope that others more knowledgeable will comment, but one example, not especially recent, is "Michael Clayton" which received an AA nomination for best screenplay. I had heard about this great...
Forum: Articles, Books, Blogs, Magazines, DVDs & Podcasts 06-21-2019, 01:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,279
Posted By Captain Nemo
Re: Daily Beast article

Just to clarify -- of course one has to separate the artist from the work -- but my purpose in posting was to point out how routinely borderline and actually criminal behavior is normalized in the...
Forum: Articles, Books, Blogs, Magazines, DVDs & Podcasts 06-20-2019, 02:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,279
Posted By Captain Nemo
Re: Daily Beast article

Not to blame the son for the sins of the father, but it seems there is a certain consistency in the sociopathic lack of concern for others that has been passed down -- along with the money and power...
Forum: Agents, Lawyers & Managers 04-14-2019, 11:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,289
Posted By Captain Nemo
Why I Left My Agent: 'Grey's Anatomy' writer Krista Vernoff

Interesting and timely piece re the current WGA-ATA battle. Notable that the writer likes her agent very much -- the issue isn't personal. The following excerpt from her article should have...
Forum: Agents, Lawyers & Managers 03-31-2019, 07:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,289
Posted By Captain Nemo
WGA votes to restrict agency packaging

WGA membership overwhelmingly (7,882-392) voted to restrict agency packaging this afternoon. Hopefully, we'll see a major overhaul of this medieval system, which has provided exponential profits to...
Forum: Television 11-21-2018, 05:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,061
Posted By Captain Nemo
Re: My Brilliant Friend

Thx. for heads-up -- will try to catch this. Elena Ferrante arguably the best writer to have emerged thus far in the 21st century. Canonical status? I believe so.
Forum: Articles, Books, Blogs, Magazines, DVDs & Podcasts 11-21-2018, 02:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 527
Posted By Captain Nemo
Re: William Goldman, Writer Behind 'Butch Cassidy,' 'Princess Bride,' Dies At 87

Somewhat surprised by lack of comment re Goldman on a site like this. I imagine Tony Gilroy, who knew him well from childhood, will weigh in with a memorial at some point. Regardless, below a link to...
Forum: Agents, Lawyers & Managers 11-14-2018, 02:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,503
Posted By Captain Nemo
Re: Need an email?

Checking up, discovered that the address I had is, indeed, defunct. Sorry.
Forum: Agents, Lawyers & Managers 11-13-2018, 05:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,503
Posted By Captain Nemo
Re: Need an email?

If you're serious re LD email, I can IM you, but may not be up to date. Still interested?
Forum: Screenwriting 09-20-2018, 12:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,496
Posted By Captain Nemo
Re: To elide

Elision is such a broad notion that it's difficult to know what you're referring to. If it's to something like withholding key scenes, as in the last episode of 'The Sopranos' or the 'objective'...
Forum: Business Questions and Advice 08-03-2018, 01:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,105
Posted By Captain Nemo
Re: Optioning a novel question

Intellectual property law is not my speciality, to put it mildly, but as many know, books published during different periods of the 20th century are subject to sometimes wildly varying copyright law....
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