Read the complete Feb./March 2013 issue.
She’s Gone Country
Callie Khouri leaves Hollywood’s fear country for Nashville’s Grand Ole Opry and a ring of fire.
The Original Family Feud
Ted Mann and Ronald Parker transform a crazy hillbilly story into the Hatfields & McCoys.
Remembering T.S. Cook
The late Tom Cook’s friends remember him as a searcher, lover of the sea, and man of fierce backbone.
Read the complete January 2013 issue.
An Honest Laugh
The public’s appetite for Judd Apatow’s midlife crisis is insatiable. Being 40-something has its benefits.
You Can’t Make This Stuff Up
Argo is and isn’t make believe. Only Chris Terrio knows the truth.
Fracking Promised Land with Matt Damon, Dave Eggers, and John Krasinski.
Read the complete Nov./Dec. 2012 issue.
Taming the Tiger
Life of Pi could never be a movie — until Ang Lee called David Magee.
Persistence of Vision
In the searing documentary West of Memphis, Amy Berg and Billy McMillin expose criminal injustice.
Darkness Made Visible
Rape in the American military has metastasized to epidemic proportions, proved by Kirby Dick’s The Invisible War.
Read the complete Sept./Oct. 2012 issue.
The Good Doctor
Writer, heal thyself and get on board the Storybus with Neal Baer.
Speaking Their Language
Switched at Birth pushes hearing-impaired adolescents into high school bedlam. Lizzy Weiss tells why it’s music to their ears.
A Charmed Event
How childhood polio allowed Ben Lewin empathy for The Sessions.
Read the complete Summer 2012 issue.
Paying It Forward
The Cosby Show saved the sitcom genre from extinction. And it taught a generation of writers how not to get a laugh.
A Gift of Independent Means
Get out your handkerchiefs for Ruby Sparks, Zoe Kazan’s screenwriting debut.
Sleight of Hand
Why Jeff Eastin transforms the White Collar writers’ room into a classroom.
Read the complete April/May 2012 issue.
Zen & the Art of Hollywood Archery
Gary Ross masters The Hunger Games.
The First Corleone Family
The Borgias offer Neil Jordan a Godfather prequel.
Theater inspired Mike & Molly.
Read the complete Feb/March 2012 issue.
How Tate Taylor offered a hand to a childhood friend and created a love story that made The Help a hymn of the South.
Constructing child’s play into art. You go, Hugo!
A Gradual Ascent
The long climb of Nat Faxon, Jim Rash, and Alexander Payne to The Descendants.