My Favourite Writers

My favourite screenwriters, including my average rating for their films and TV series.
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Jennifer Westfeldt
Jennifer is an American actress and filmmaker, who is perhaps best known for writing and starring in the indie hits, Kissing Jessica Stein and Friends with Kids. A graduate from Yale University, Jennifer started her career as a New York-based theater actor, starring in over 25 off-Broadway and regional productions...
“ Average title rating = 9.0 ” - napierslogs
 
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“ Average title rating = 8.7 ” - napierslogs
 
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Tracy Letts
Tracy Letts is the son of actor Dennis Letts and best-selling author Billie Letts, of "Where The Heart Is" and "The Honk And Holler Opening Soon" fame. Tracy is also the author of the stage play "Killer Joe", which ran off-Broadway in 1998 for nine months and starred Scott Glenn, Amanda Plummer, Michael Shannon, Sarah Paulson and Marc Nelson.
“ Average title rating = 8.7 ” - napierslogs
 
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Aaron Sorkin
Aaron Sorkin grew up in Scarsdale, a suburb of New York City where he was very involved in his high school drama and theater club. After graduating from Syracuse University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theater, Sorkin intended to pursue a career in acting. It took him only a short time to realize that his true love...
“ Average title rating = 8.4 ” - napierslogs
 
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“ Average title rating = 8.3 ” - napierslogs
 
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“ Average title rating = 8.2 ” - napierslogs
 
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Max Winkler
Director, Ceremony
“ Average title rating = 8.1 ” - napierslogs
 
8.
Woody Allen
Writer, Annie Hall
Woody Allen was born Allan Stewart Konigsberg on December 1, 1935 in Brooklyn, New York, to Nettie (Cherrie), a bookkeeper, and Martin Konigsberg, a waiter and jewellery engraver. His father was of Russian Jewish descent, and his maternal grandparents were Austrian Jewish immigrants. As a young boy...
“ Average title rating = 8.0 ” - napierslogs
 
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David O. Russell
David Owen Russell is an American film writer, director, and producer, known for a cinema of intense, tragi-comedic characters whose love of life can surpass dark circumstances faced in very specific worlds. His films address such themes as mental illness as stigma or hope; invention of self and survival; the family home as nexus of love...
“ Average title rating = 8.0 ” - napierslogs
 
10.
Adrienne Shelly
Actress, Waitress
The late Adrienne Shelley was born in Queens, New York, to Sheldon Levine and Elaine Langbaum. After graduating Jericho High School, located in Jericho, New York, she enrolled at Boston University, and majored in film production. After her junior year, she dropped out and moved to Manhattan where she made a name for herself in independent films...
“ Average title rating = 7.7 ” - napierslogs
 
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Richard Linklater
Director, Before Sunset
Self-taught writer-director Richard Stuart Linklater was born in Houston, Texas, to Diane Margaret (Krieger), who taught at a university, and Charles W. Linklater III. Richard was among the first and most successful talents to emerge during the American independent film renaissance of the 1990s. Typically setting each of his movies during one 24-hour period...
“ Average title rating = 7.5 ” - napierslogs
 
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“ Average title rating = 7.4 ” - napierslogs
 
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“ Average title rating = 7.0 ” - napierslogs
 
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“ Average title rating = 6.7 ” - napierslogs
 
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“ Average rating = 6.3 ” - napierslogs