Category: Entertainment

Behind the Scenes of the ‘Shadowhunters’ Writers Room With Pete Binswanger

I had the opportunity to have a brief conversation with Shadowhunters writer Pete Binswanger, who broke down the writers room.   Music In the Dark: So readers can understand your contribution to each episode, and the writing process better, what is the difference between executive story editor, story editor, written for television by, and teleplay by?   Pete Binswanger: So… Read more →

Avengers Analysis From ‘Iron Man’ to ‘Avengers: Endgame’: Ant-Man & Captain America: Civil War

Ant Man Sophistication of Story: The concept is nothing new. A scientist creates a weapon that the government wants to use for nefarious purposes. However, the story focuses on Scott Lang, who is a lighter, more bumbling character than we have seen in the MCU so far. Contribution to Overall Avengers Storyline: The technology from this film will play a… Read more →

‘Buffy’ Writer Rob DesHotel Talks Working With Joss Whedon & the First Two Seasons of ‘Buffy’

I had the opportunity to do a brief interview with Rob DesHotel, who worked as a story editor and writer on Buffy the Vampire Slayerduring seasons one and two. He talked about what is involved in being a story editor and the challenges of getting in different characters heads. The episodes he wrote are “Never Kill a Boy on the… Read more →

Avengers Analysis – The Feminist Evolution from ‘Iron Man’ to ‘Avengers: Endgame’: Guardians of the Galaxy & Avengers: Age of Ulton

Guardians of the Galaxy Sophistication of Story: This film introduces the politics of space in the Marvel universe. You learn about the Nova Corps, and some of the class distinctions of different alien species and characters. Contribution to the Overall Avengers Storyline: This film introduces the space characters. While Thor is from another planet, we have only seen him on… Read more →

Behind the Scenes of Once Upon a Time: A Conversation With Eduardo Castro

I had the chance to talk with Eduardo Castro, the Emmy-nominated costume designer for Once Upon a Time, and the person behind some of those amazing, beautiful, and crazy costumes we have seen on characters ranging from Rumplestiltskin to Snow White. Castro, the winner of a Costume Designers Guild Award, talked about a range of topics, from the pilot to… Read more →