Posts Tagged: Martin Scorsese

Blue, Blue Windows: On Writing and Helplessness in the Age of Trump


The brain in the jar wants out, you know. It just can’t do anything about it. ...more

The Rumpus Interview with Tobias Carroll


Tobias Carroll discusses his newest collection Transitory, the influence of film on his writing, and getting good news at bad times. ...more

Majik Market


The summer and early fall of 1974 replays like a gritty movie in my head, a 70s era Lumet or Scorsese, elements of cinema verite, but stylized, heightened. ...more

The Rumpus Interview with Me and Earl and the Dying Girl


Producer Jeff Sommerville, director Alfonso Gomez-Rejon, and the cast of Me and Earl and the Dying Girl discuss their movie that went to Sundance and beyond. ...more

Writing Screen


Book-to-movie adaptations are nothing new, but does the transition work the other way around? Over at Electric Literature, Tobias Carroll examines the capacity of prose to put film on paper:

This shouldn’t work, but it does. Perhaps it’s that the deconstructive elements of the novel echo another part of the world of cinema: between film school and film criticism, discussion is as much a part of cinema as images projected onto a screen.