Next Monday (February 27) at 6PM, Writing at Wesleyan is hosting a movie night! Come, take a load off, eat popcorn and spend a few hours watching a movie about writing (as opposed to, you know, actually writing). Dinner from MONDO will be provided.
Vote for your favorite below!
- Adaptation (2002). A lovelorn screenwriter turns to his less talented twin brother for help when his efforts to adapt a non-fiction book go nowhere. Starring Nicholas Cage and Meryl Streep.
- Capote (2005). Truman Capote (Philip Seymour Hoffman), during his research for his book In Cold Blood, an account of the murder of a Kansas family, the writer develops a close relationship with Perry Smith, one of the killers.
- Sunset Boulevard (1950). A hack screenwriter writes a screenplay for a former silent-film star who has faded into Hollywood obscurity. Starring William Holden and Gloria Swanson.
- Dead Poet’s Society (1989). English professor John Keating (Robin Williams) inspires his students to a love of poetry and to seize the day.
- Finding Neverland (2004). The story of J.M. Barrie’s friendship with a family who inspired him to create Peter Pan. Starring Johnny Depp and Kate Winslet.