Originally posted by nsaeyes
reply to post by ItsTheQuestion
no problem my "artistic visionary" let's go over it;;
I am not your "artistic visionary." Your attempt at, what?, humor failed. But, you
1)agency - Endeavor
2) Managerial company - anonymous content
Alright then. I'll take you at your word and stand, corrected.
3)budget of current film in pre-production - $80 million
4)they don't rewrite---I do
Well, you and I both know that that's an exception to the rule. And, all animosities aside, good for you.
5)I didn't claim there weren't conspiracies (throrough reading of the posts might help you here)
No, but you ridiculed the idea that there is a Hollywood agenda designed to tell people what to believe and to distract them from what actually works
for people, in terms of self-actualization.
I said there wasn't a conspiracy in Hollyood by the government to control anyones mind....i.e. the government isn't telling any of us what
And I stated more than once that they don't have to tell anyone exactly what to create. The seeds were planted long before the artist got his first
My career has nothing to do with working in Hollywood. And I never claimed to be a writer. I am quite content with what I do with my life, for
the most part, and just so happen to make a comfortable living doing it. Could I have "made it" out there? Maybe, maybe not. Have I realized that
such is not my path in life? Thankfully, yes.
6)the fact that you see your position as the bottom of the food chain, tells me a lot about where you currently are in your career.
Hopefully it gets better for you and I mean that sincerely.
Uh-huh. Thanks. I'd actually believe that if you didn't litter your post with more insults and rampant insecurities. But, hey, if there's no
conflict, there's no story, right?
I sit in rooms with some of the biggest producers, directors and actors currently working and collaborate...that's not the bottom of the food
chain. I have personal dinners with these individuals...again, not the bottom of the food chain.
IF what you say is true, and I'm going to follow my higher self and give you the benefit of the doubt here, than you know that, again, your own
status as a writer, vs. what most writers go through, is certainly the exception, not the norm. Good for you.
the position of "writer" is not the bottom of the food chain. the position of "not-working writer" is the bottom of the food
If that was a subtle attempt at an insult, I remind you yet again that I don't call myself a "writer," at least not in terms relevant to what
we're discussing here.
And if not, your point is accepted, but let's say, for the sake of our discussion, that one should be "working" if they're going to call
themselves a "writer." In which case, the "writer" is, for all intents and purposes, at/very near the bottom of the food chain. Which is a
twisted reality, considering how crucial a good writer is to the entire process; but this is just one of many examples of how warped Hollywood, and
society at-large, actually is.
7)and as for Spielberg, YES he did tell me that personally..because he's working with us on the next film dealing with the government
CONSPIRACY regarding Alien contact and the military's secret space program.
What an incredible claim. But I made a decision to give you the benefit of the doubt, so I will continue to do just that. So it is truly an amazing
story that Steven Spielberg, himself, personally conveyed to you that noone in any way connected the government has said anything to him about how he
may want to possibly consider making this film you're referring to.
Let me finish by saying this....
Here it comes....
You have stepped so far outside your little box on this you can't even imagine.
Yup. I hurt your feelings. It's affirmative! So sorry. I'm not sure what you think you "know" about my "box", or what exactly you even meant
by your childish [and, quite frankly, disappointingly un-imaginative] statement. Better luck next time, "writer".
It's this exact attitude that you have taken in terms of your divisiveness and smarter than thou that is keeping you at the bottom of the food
chain (your words, not mine)
No, genius, I know the overwhelming feelings may have distracted you from what I stated, rather clearly, in my previous post, and more than once in
this one--I am not a screenwriter. I am not a part of the same "food chain" as you.
And as far as my "attitude" is concerned. You're correct in observing that the hostility on my part reveals a desire to sow seeds of divisiveness,
to coin a phrase. And, ultimately, that is not me doing my best, quite simply. However, the post of yours to which I responded was full of
reactionary insults toward those of us who see Hollywood for what it truly is. You have taken that personally, and that is your choice. You're only
human. Just like me.
"Smarter than thou"? Your words, ace. Not mine.
and will NEVER allow you to find what you've come all the way from the Midwest to find.
I'm still in the Midwest. And while "I still haven't found what I'm looking for", to borrow a phrase, I get up every morning, grateful to put my
two feet on the ground. And I certainly am experienced enough in life to know that, for me, I never would have found what I'm seeking in this life
out there in Hollywood. Maybe you have. If so, from one human being to another, I am happy for you. Most people who've gone out there, on some
level, have been profoundly disappointed and disturbed by what they've actually found. Some stay anyway. Some thrive. Some merely survive. Many
I got to where I am because I'm nice to people, and I collaborate well with people and I don't call people's credentials into question in a
way that will make me look like an ass when I find out who they really are.
Funny thing is, all you've provided us with are words that you've typed on a screen. And that's good enough, for the sake of this argument. But
do I look like an "ass"? Maybe to you. Oh well.
There's nothing wrong with asking, "hey, who's your agency, or who reps you?" that's not offensive in any way and is quite normal.
but...when you get into all this other negative, childish, derogatory vomit from your mouth.....then you set yourself up for
Once again, you reveal to us all just how skillful you are with words. I totally can see how you're working on an $80,000,000 picture in Hollywood.
And if you're going to attempt to criticize someone for "negative, childish, derogatory vomit", then I suggest you refrain from utilizing the very
same sort of insulting attitude, otherwise you reek of hypocrisy.
In conclusion, the initial beef I had with you is how you claim to KNOW that in no way is Hollywood influenced by TPTB as far as the content of films.
Perhaps you've never been approached by a guy in a navy blue suit and sunglasses, waving a badge and demanding that you write your script this way
or that. However, that does NOT mean that Hollywood is very much crafted in order to push forward its malignant agenda.
Is EVERYTHING in Hollywood "bad" or "evil"? No, of course not. There are phenomenal films that come out each and every year, written by true
artists, who are clearly dedicated to expressing the paradoxical beauty of life by showing us most challenging situations and characters. And, you
can deny the REALITY of Hollywood, after the glitter has been swept away and the sheen has been dulled and the drugs have worn off and the words are