The Moment with Brian Koppelman
Scott Frank: 2/2/16
Feb 2, 2016 · 1 hr 5 min
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Scott Frank is a distinguished screenwriter best known for movies such as Get Shorty, Out of Sight, Minority Report, and A Walk Among the Tombstones. Scott’s new novel, Shaker, is written in the same vein as Elmore Leonard's finest books and is out today. This week, Brian and Scott discuss the story of how Shaker came to be after more than 20 years (1:05) and why he has never had a better experience in the arts (56:31). Plus, Scott talks about how he manages a creative collaboration (13:53), battles his writing fears (36:23), and how things are finally lining up on his longtime pet project, Godless (59:30).

Topics mentioned:

Shaker by Scott Frank

Little Man Tate

Minority Report

A Walk Among the Tombstones

Out of Sight

Get Shorty

The Wolverine

Dead Again


Marley & Me

The Lookout

Scott Frank’s BAFTA speech

Dog Day Afternoon

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

The Frontpage by Ben Hecht

A Child of the Century by Ben Hecht

Monster: Living Off the Big Screen by John Gregory Dunne

The Tim Ferriss Show

People mentioned:

Scott Frank

Elmore Leonard

Donald Westlake

Carl Hiaasen

Peter Gethers

Bill Goldman

Lindsay Doran

Sydney Pollack

Derek Haas

Ben Hecht

Jodie Foster

Steven Soderbergh

Steven Spielberg

John Gregory Dunne

Craig Mazin


Twitter: @BrianKoppelman


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