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Trashing The Movies

August 03, 1986

"What happened to screenwriting in American movies?," Wilmington asked, then answered for himself: "In many cases, the writing is nonexistent. It just isn't there."

It certainly wasn't there in your issue. Benson proclaimed: "This overview covers the elements of movie making (producing, directing, acting, etc.)."

In every genre of the Best, the honored movie has its director's name in parentheses. . . . "People to Watch" listed actors, actresses and directors. . . .

What happened to screenwriting in American movies? Simple. In this industry, we're an uncredited etcetera.

IRMA KALASH

Tarzana

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