William Goldman RIP

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William Goldman RIP

Postby Powehi » 16 Nov 2018, 17:03


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Re: William Goldman RIP

Postby Snarfyguy » 16 Nov 2018, 18:04

What a career, RIP.
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Re: William Goldman RIP

Postby Sneelock » 16 Nov 2018, 18:39

“Adventures in the Screen Trade” might be the most enjoyable book about making movies I’ve ever read. It’s bitchy and gossipy but it’s also very focused on his craft as a screenwriter.

I loved his writing. The novel of “Princess Bride” is a glorious thing. His love of reading came through in what he did as a writer. What a talented and funny man.
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Re: William Goldman RIP

Postby Ghost of Harry Smith » 19 Nov 2018, 00:02

Sneelock wrote:“Adventures in the Screen Trade” might be the most enjoyable book about making movies I’ve ever read. It’s bitchy and gossipy but it’s also very focused on his craft as a screenwriter.

I loved his writing. The novel of “Princess Bride” is a glorious thing. His love of reading came through in what he did as a writer. What a talented and funny man.


Completely agree. Loved reading anything of his I could get my hands on. He gave good interviews too, was always up for a pithy quote ("nobody knows anything" etc.)