We're Kate Hagen and Jack McDonald. We're writing partners and partner partners.
Taping The Canon with Amy Nicholson and Franklin Leonard
Scorsese's Protégée and Her Daughter Are the Freest Women in Hollywood: A trailblazing mother-daughter duo on what it takes to triumph over sexism in Hollywood - an interview with Allison and Tiffany Anders.
By Louise Reimer
THE BLACK LIST BLOG:
The Black List Interview: Michael Showalter on THE BIG SICK
The Black List Interview: Sam Patton on DESOLATION
The Black List Interview: Mike White on BEATRIZ AT DINNER
The Black List Interview: Sarah Adina Smith on BUSTER'S MAL HEART
Rare nitrate screenings, a conversation with Mel Brooks, and remembering Robert Osborne: A Postcard from the 2017 TCM Classic Film Festival
The Black List Interview: Alice Lowe, writer, director, and star of PREVENGE
Essential Cinematic Heroines: Doralee Rhodes in 9 TO 5
The Black List Interview: Ry-Russo Young, director of BEFORE I FALL
The 2017 Academy Awards
Why We Write
Beyond Words 2017: Celebrating WGA-Nominated Screenwriters
Essential Teen Films: PRETTY IN PINK
31 Days of Feminist Horror Films, featuring MS. 45, POSSESSION, EYES WITHOUT A FACE, SISTERS, THE SLUMBER PARTY MASSACRE, NEAR DARK and 25 more.
Interview with Leigh Janiak, the writer-director of HONEYMOON.
A Postcard from the 40th Toronto International Film Festival featuring reviews of THE WITCH, GREEN ROOM, MISS SHARON JONES!, ROOM, INTO THE FOREST, and more.
WGA-W Awards 2015 Red Carpet and Ceremony Coverage, photography by Jack McDonald
500 Feminist Films
Gender Equality with the WGA, DGA, and Sundance: Unpacking Unconscious Bias and the Fiscal Cliff for Female Filmmakers
Celebrating the WGA's 101 Funniest Screenplays
Beyond Words 2016: Celebrating 2015's Best Screenwriting
WGA-W Awards 2016 Red Carpet and Ceremony Coverage
The 2016 Academy Awards
The 2016 Independent Spirit Awards
Essential Female Films: Thoughts on MARIE ANTOINETTE, MORVERN CALLAR, and MIKEY AND NICKY
GO INTO THE STORY:
Classic 1960s Movie: Roman Polanski's REPULSION
Classic 1970's Movie: John Cassavetes' A WOMAN UNDER THE INFLUENCE
The Black List Table Reads: co-producer and co-host. Hear Franklin and I chat with Oscar-nominees Eric Heisserer (ARRIVAL), Allison Schroeder (HIDDEN FIGURES), and many more!
The Canon Podcast: debating annual Black List scripts JUNO and WHIPLASH with Franklin Leonard and the amazing Amy Nicholson
Seed & Spark: Getting Your Screenplay Reader-Ready
Marching On Main: Thoughts on the #WomensMarch at Sundance 2017
FiveThirtyEight: Can Data Help You Write a Better Screenplay?
2015 Sundance Reviews including THE DIARY OF A TEENAGE GIRL, BROOKLYN, IT FOLLOWS, SLEEPING WITH OTHER PEOPLE, THE BRONZE, MISSISSIPPI GRIND, RESULTS, and KNOCK KNOCK
TCM Summer of Darkness: Thoughts on Film Noir
xoJane: It Happened to Me -- I Was a Preteen Pokemon Queen
I Was a Preteen Pokemon Queen: also on Thought Catalog.
The Daily Mail: Oscar stars under fire for refusing to applaud dressed-down 'bag lady' who won best costume design for Mad Max: Fury Road
Serving fat-armed sullen realness on Entertainment Weekly's Must List for The Black List Table Reads.