NOV | DEC 2014 VOL. 18 ISSUE 6 W ritten B y THE MAGAZINE OF THE WRITERS GUILD OF AMERICA, WEST © COLUMNS 4 POV BY PETER LEFCOURT Checking the pulse of our healthcare. 28 Their Stellar Odyssey BY F.X. FEENEY Intimacy, infinity, and beyond! When spacecraft collide with writing craft, Christopher and Jonathan Nolan go Interstellar . 36 Knocking 8 ESSAY BY CHRIS KEYSER Remarks and resolutions from abroad. on Hell’s Door BY RICHARD STAYTON The wild Nightcrawler ride of Dan Gilroy. If it bleeds, it leads. 44 Love’s 12 TAKE FIVE BY LISA ROSEN Breaking the code of silence with Graham Moore’s encrypted script for The Imitation Game . Illusion BY PAUL BROWNFIELD Sarah Treem looks both ways before crossing The Affair . 16 THE JOB BY HILARY MACGREGOR A poll of writers’ work habits makes statistical sense. 20 TOOLS BY GREG BERNSTEIN Finding out where your net profits go to die. 24 NEXT BY CHARLES B. SLOCUM Television’s transformations create a growth industry. 26 FILM LIT BY AMY DAWES Jane Anderson takes on manic-depressive Olive Kitteridge and stays sane. DEPARTMENTS 2 FADE IN 56 IN MEMORIAM Cover portrait of Christopher & Jonathan Nolan by Jilly Wendell. Contents photo of the 2014 Dodge Challenger by Tom Keller.