You probably know this old joke: Did you hear about the stupid young Hollywood starlet? She slept with the screenwriter. That pretty much sums up both the appeal and the limitations of the documentary Tales from the Script
The filmmakers sat down with over 20 scribes, and they share humorous, scary, and inspiring stories about the business. The continuing series of talking-head shots are occasionally interrupted by scenes from some of the great movies about Hollywood screenwriters including Barton Fink and In a Lonely Place.
Highlight moments include members of the old guard -- John Carpenter, Paul Schrader, and William Goldma...