Charlie Kaufman is one of the most well-known screenwriters in American cinema, a rare position in a field dominated by directors. His work is known for being highly inventive, self-referential, postmodern, and surreal. He wrote Being John Malkovich and Adaptation (both directed by S
Ben Jonson may be the most famous person to use the shortened version of his given name professionally. It is for hackneyed notes and anecdotes like these that the playwright, poet, and actor is now primarily known.
Evidently, it is really difficult to be a dramatist and poet if you lived
John Dryden achieved no small feat in having the politically tumultuous period of the mid- to late-17th century now referred to – not without disputation, and admittedly only in literary circles, and admittedly not a great deal more these days – as the Age of Dryden. This phrase
Alejandro Jodorowsky is a film maker, most famous for his mystical cult classics "El Topo" and "The Holy Mountain." Throughout his 60 year career in the world of film and theatre, he has followed a path of spiritual enlightenment that has had an apparent influence on all his works
In 1962, he i