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Odd List Simon Brew 20 Sep 2013 - 07:14
They don't make funny movies any more, right? Wrong. If you're looking for a laugh, then here are some you may have missed...
For this list, blame The Hangover Part III. It was whilst walking out of that film that I got into a chat with someone, who was bemoaning the lack of genuinely funny movie comedies. Certainly, big budget Hollywood comedies have no end of problems right now - with the occasional exception - but I couldn't help thinking of the many neglected gems that had gone through my DVD player over the past decade or so.
As such, I started to put this list together. It's inevitably subjective, as one person's comedy is another person's snore fest. But I've tried to dig out a mix of comedies from the past three decades that have either flown under the radar completely, or »
Both aspiring and established screenwriters have three events lined up to look forward to: The Indian Screenwriters’ Conference, Nfdc’s Screenwriters’ Lab and a masterclass on screenwriting at Ficci Frames. The conference happens from February 25 to 27, the application deadline for the lab is March 1; and the master class will run from March 12-14.
Indian Screenwriters’ Conference:
The fast approaching 3rd Indian Screenwriters’ Conference is a three- day journey into the current trends of film and television writing organised by the Film Writers’ Association (Fwa), Mumbai. The conference will be held at St. Andrews Auditorium, Bandra.
With an estimated attendance of 850 screenwriters and writer-directors, the ‘soul searching’ conference will see some very prominent people from the industry: Salim Khan, Javed Akhtar, Gulzar, Ashutosh Gowariker, Anurag Basu, Rakeysh Mehra, Govind Nihalani, Sriram Raghavan, Sudhir Mishra, Amit Khanna, Vipul Shah, Jabbar Patel, Vikramaditya Motwani, Bejoy Nambiar, Abbas Tyrewala, Amole Gupte, Habib Faisal, Navdeep Singh, »
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2 items from 2013
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