In a new series, every week Team FC scours the best of the internet to bring you a list of great reads, watches and more, from the world of film and entertainment.
Defining The Ghost Genre From Around The World
Halloween may be over, but the spooky season is forever. Ghost movies encompass many ideas: death, frights, religion, and memory. In this video, YouTube channel CineFlix explores some examples from around the world that help exemplify, yet also challenge the classic ghost movie tropes we’ve come to know.
How Grey’s Anatomy Revolutionized Pop Culture
In this Variety interview, Ellen Pompeo, Chandra Wilson, Krista Vernof and Debbie Allen discuss how the celebrated show has revolutionized pop culture and continues to do so, as well as how the upcoming 17th season’s choice to tackle the subject of Coronavirus as experienced by the doctors at Grey Sloan Memorial. Read it here.
Why Film And TV Get Paris So Wrong
In light of Netflix’s new show Emily in Paris, this BBC article analyses why TV and films have largely portrayed the French capital as a postcard-pretty playground for an American and where those fantasies come from. Read it here.
Hollywood Screenwriter Emily Carmichael Attempts To Write A Scene In 7 Minutes
Vanity Fair challenged screenwriter Emily Carmichael (Pacific Rim: Uprising, Jurassic World 3) to write a scene on camera- in seven minutes. She talks through her process of approaching character and plot and takes us into the mind of a screenwriter.
Steve McQueen, John Boyega And Letitia Wright On Bringing Black British Life Into The Spotlight
The director and actors discuss their timely film anthology, Small Axe, London’s West Indian community and embracing their power amid Hollywood’s racial reckoning. You can read it here.