Thursday, June 18, 2009

What, When, Where this Weekend - Dead Snow, $9.99, Whatever Works

What, When, Where is a weekly guide to select screenings, discussions and events in the NYC-area of interest to screenwriters. Have an event you'd like to see listed here? Give us a heads-up at

Opening this week...

DEAD SNOW, written by Stig Frode Henriksen and Tommy Wirkola, dir. by Tommy Wirkola

Premise: A ski vacation turns horrific for a group of medical students, as they find themselves confronted by an unimaginable menace: Nazi zombies.

Playing: IFC Center

Zombies. Zombies, I say! Nazi Zombies!

$9.99, written by Etgar Keret, dir. by Tatia Rosenthal

Premise: A stop-motion animated story about people living in a Syndey apartment complex looking for meaning in their lives.

Playing: Landmark Sunshine

WHATEVER WORKS, written and directed by Woody Allen

Premise: An eccentric older man encounters a Southern belle and promptly falls in love. But how will the couple, her family, and his New York City friends mix?

Playing: All over.

This was made from a shelved script Woody wrote in the 1970s, and from the early reviews it sounds like it was better off hidden away. But, it's Woody Allen, so I'll see it eventually. The logline, though... old man, young girl. And this was written before Soon-Yi?

What are you doing/seeing this weekend?

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