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WATCH: Screenwriter William Goldman Explains Why Nobody Knows Anything (VIDEO)

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by Anne Thompson
May 10, 2014 5:24 PM
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The screenwriter behind "Princess Bride," "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid" and "Misery," William Goldman, talks to "The Writer Speaks" about how the movie industry has changed over the years.  Not for the better. Goldman's "The Season," about a season on Broadway, was an inspiration for my book "The $11 Billion Year: From Sundance to the Oscars, An Inside Look at the Changing Hollywood System." 

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  • The Pope | May 12, 2014 5:59 AMReply

    @Serpico,
    Goldman does not like talking about All The President's Men because for him, the whole experience was too unpleasant. I think it's a masterpiece, career bests for many involved, but while Goldman may agree it's good he doesn't like the memories.

  • Audrey Washington | May 10, 2014 8:04 PMReply

    As a screenwriter, love hearing conversations like this, thanks.

  • serpico | May 10, 2014 7:15 PMReply

    Don't leave out "All the President's Men". I'll have to watch this later.

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