Clay Kleinebreil

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How Hollywood Designs A Sex Scene

Sex can be hard in real life, but it’s only harder in film, because sex was not designed for a third party to participate. Bodies are twisted with less athleticism than corporeal necessity. Passionate necking looks boring at worst and vampiric at best. Put a light in the wrong place, and passion …

How to Eat Well When You're Young and Broke

It doesn't have to be all dollar menus and junk food.<p><b>Get the VICE App on iOS and</b> <b>Android</b><p>Eating well is a struggle for everyone, and when you're on a budget, it's damn near impossible. Walk into the grocery store with dreams of stocking your fridge with organic, free-range, and locally sourced foods, …

An Illustrated Guide to Writing Scenes and Stories

Jeff VanderMeer explains the ins and outs of using scenes in imaginative fiction<p><i>The writing workshop/lecture</i> Wonderbook: Scenes <i>is an edited version,</i> …

Creative Writing

Legendary Screenwriting Guru Robert McKee On Creating Incredible Dialogue

The author of screenwriting bible, Story, returns with a tome devoted to Dialogue, and reams of advice for aspiring writers.<p>Look on the coffee-stained, Post-it strewn desk of most aspiring screenwriters and you’re bound to find the same mighty tome. Robert McKee’s <i>Story</i> has been hailed like ancient …

On Rediscovering My Dream of Writing

I started writing my first novel about twenty years ago. It took more than half a decade to complete. Back then, I used to spend my lunch break in a tiny bookstore near my job (I worked as an administrative assistant for a busy medical practice). I'd buy the latest issue of Writer's Digest Magazine …

Adapting Philip Roth novels for film has been hit or miss

The retired and revered American novelist Philip Roth probably isn't surprised that his books are so rarely adapted into successful movies. Roth's novels, which include some of the signature works of 20th century American literature, are full of counter-lives and deceptions, shifting shape many …

Matt Damon Recalls A Special ‘Good Will Hunting’ Scene With Robin Williams

It has been two years since Robin Williams passed away, and his legacy is still going strong. The Lost Boys from <i>Hook</i> reunited to pay tribute to their costar, making it clear that the thespian had a profound impact on their childhoods, just like he had on so many others. Matt Damon also spoke about …

Robin Williams

How Rejection Made Me a Serious Writer

Getting told no—by lovers, bosses, schools—is never fun, but sometimes you have to hit bottom before you realize that becoming who you want to be is …

Superhero movie hype is starting to drive studios’ creative decisions. It's a problem.

Suicide Squad is the worst-case scenario here. But many superhero movies are being changed by their hype.<p>The general public has offered its final verdict on <i>Suicide Squad</i> and it’s... not good.<p>The supervillain team-up film tumbled nearly 70 percent at the domestic box officein its second weekend, and …

Film Industry

The Lame Bro Archetype We’re Tired Of Seeing In Movies

Here’s a movie I’ve seen too many times: A collection of men — always white, funny, and charmingly scruffy — need a weekend away. These are guys who …

Woody Allen

Quentin Tarantino Pays Homage to Brian De Palma’s ‘Femme Fatale’ in Tantalizing Video Essay – Watch

Dancing, for one, times two.<p>Quentin Tarantino has never been one to shy away from lauding his filmmaking heroes for their work or heaping on the …

The Book That Gets Inside Alfred Hitchcock’s Mind

Early August is traditionally the back shelf of the year’s cultural pantry. The cineplex is filled with movies that—like cans of split-pea soup bought immemorially long ago—reëmerge after being dismissed as too paltry for early summer and too lousy for a fall release. Desperate vacationers crack …

20 energizing snacks you can eat at your desk that are better than coffee

I love a cup of coffee in the morning to start my day. However, a lot of times I feel like I need a second cup of coffee by the afternoon, but I don't want to have that much coffee in one day. Instead, I love snacking on foods that are not only tasty, but that also give me some energy to survive …

Bill Pullman’s Amazing 80-Minute Locarno Film Festival Talk, Moderated by Indiewire’s Eric Kohn: Watch

The actor discusses his early work, auditions and so much more.<p>The Locarno Film Festival kicked off on August 3 and will run until the 13. Actor Bill …

Robert Redford’s new film, Netflix bolster Colorado’s movie industry

Robert Redford’s latest movie is just one several that are now filming — or will soon be filming — in Colorado this year, boosting the state’s …

Former Ghibli Producer Details the Large Amount of Work That Goes Into Creating a Movie

Studio Ghibli’s films are legendary for multiple reasons, one of course being the gorgeous animation, much of it hand drawn. Even in the 21st …

An Interview with Todd Solondz, America's Darkest Filmmaker

We speak to the 'Welcome to the Dollhouse' director about feeling like an outsider and making movies about mortality.<p>A bitter old woman sat on her garden bench believes she is about to die. In a vision, an angelic girl walks over to her—her younger self. Slowly, she is joined by clones, each making …

Aaron Sorkin on Writing for Theatre and Teaching His Craft

The Oscar-winning screenwriter and playwright talks his new MasterClass, how his Farnsworth Invention became a play instead of a movie and the one …

Syracuse University

Brunch crunch: French toast recipes that will change lives

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Breakfast

Sick of Avocado Toast? Try These 10 Avocado Recipes Instead

We love avocado (and it’s not just a summer crush). But smearing it on toast day in and day out, year-round — even if it’s a fancy avocado toast recipe — can definitely lead to some… well, boredom in the relationship. It happens! But if you’re not quite ready to move on to, say, sweet potato toast, …

Why Friday the 13th Part VI is a Monumentally Important Film

No, we’re not kidding.<p>Throughout the course of Junkfood Cinema’s One Junky Summer series, we have been touching upon films from the summer of 1986 …

Orange Is The New Black's Sian Heder on her debut film, and why bad people make good characters

<b>You made a short version of this film 10 years ago. How has the story evolved for you since then?</b><p><b>Sian Heder:</b>In that time, I became a better writer. I started writing for television. I wrote more movie scripts, and my skill level evolved. So I went back and revisited the script. And also, I evolved …

Race & Ethnicity

You'll Never Make Traditional Cheesecake Again, Thanks to This Recipe

<i>The Kitchy Kitchen is the brainchild of food enthusiast and self-taught chef Claire Thomas. With a focus on new spins on classic meals, the site</i> …

These 1-Pot Pasta Recipes Are the Answer to Quick and Easy Dinner

Does dinner get any easier than one-pot pasta? When you need to throw dinner together in a matter of minutes, turn to any of these 27 recipes where every single thing is cooked in the same pot as the pasta. There's sure to be a recipe that speaks to you, from one-pot tomato basil pasta to one-pot …

Chocolate Pudding Made With a Magical High-Protein Ingredient

Smooth, chocolaty, melt-in-your mouth, decadent pudding. A traditional recipe is made with white sugar, whole milk, egg yolks, and butter — definitely not the healthiest dessert, but man, is it delicious!<p>Here's a healthier version made with — get ready for this — black beans! And it's sweetened …

Dessert

Screenwriter Eric Heisserer on Lights Out, The Rules of Horror and Collaborating with James Wan

<i>Lights Out</i><p>Eric Heisserer bristles at the label of horror movie screenwriter. It’s understandable. While his produced credits include a <i>Final</i> …