AFI’s 100 Laughs: #97 – Bull Durham

AFI’s 100 Laughs: #97 – Bull Durham

Probably my second favorite Kevin Costner baseball movie. I’m not sure that Bull Durham is a funny movie; I really don’t remember laughing all that much. But who cares—I love it, and I too, like Crash Davis and Kevin Costner, believe in Bull Durham and the Church of...
The Comic Hero’s Journey Sneak Preview!

The Comic Hero’s Journey Sneak Preview!

Hi All, I’m excited to announce the upcoming publication of my new book, The Comic Hero’s Journey: Serious Story Structure for Fabulously Funny Films. The book will be published sometime this fall, but I’d love for you to get a special sneak preview....
My 10 Favourite British Comedy Films

My 10 Favourite British Comedy Films

To celebrate my UK workshops, here’s an article I wrote for the British Comedy Guide. You can view the original article HERE. My 10 Favourite British Comedy Films I’m often asked, “What’s your favourite British comedy?” That’s an...

AFI’s 100 Laughs: #98 – The Court Jester

Starring Danny Kaye, Glynis Johns, Angela Lansbury, and Basil Rathbone at his most villianous, with songs by Kaye’s wife Sylvia Fine and Sammy Cahn, and co-written, co-directed and co-produced by Melvin Frank and Norman Panama, this movie is still the delight it was...