Inspired by Scorsese's "Departed," Alan Trustman, screenwriter for "The Thomas Crown Affair," "Bullitt" Returns to MoviesWorthWatching.comLos Angeles, CA (PRWEB) November 1, 2006 -- Hollywood screenwriting veteran Alan Trustman, writer of award-winning films "The Thomas Crown Affair," "Bullitt," "They Call Me Mr. Tibbs" and more, announced today his return as lead contributor at MoviesWorthWatching.com.
The site offers current reviews on movies worth seeing--and only movies worth seeing-- as well as features on what script elements make a screenplay commercially successful.
"After taking a brief break in writing reviews for the site, based largely on the fact that Hollywood hadn't been producing much worth watching this summer, I'm back to more regular reviewing."
The film that inspired Trustman
to return to reviewing on the site is Martin Scorsese's "Departed," starring Jack Nicholson and Leonardo DiCaprio.
",The Departed' is the best picture of the year," says Trustman
, "and one of the two best Scorseses, right up there with ,Goodfellas'.
"If I do not think a movie is worth seeing, I don't review it," said Trustman
.The author of The Screenplay Sell, Trustman has taught screenwriting at Harvard, NYU and Exeter, and in Cuba, "legally", he insists.His
articles on film have appeared in the Atlantic Monthly
, the Washington Post
, and elsewhere.He is a member of the American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, and The Writer's Guild of America and has served as a panelist for both the Toronto International and Austin Film Festivals.Trustman's
long-standing entertainment industry experience lend to a unique perspective on the evolution of American movies away from emotionally satisfying experiences.