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noVemBer/DeCemBer 2011 Vol. 15 Issue 6 W Columns 6 Take 5 by Arlene Hellerman Why Buck Henry collaborated with director mike nichols on The Graduate. 10 alT.sCreen by Ross Berger story via video games=the future of screenwriting. 14 Tools by Pat Sierchio While an infant, the television medium was adopted and raised by writers and directors working harmoniously together. DeParTmenTs 2 letters 4 Fade In 72 In memoriam Cover portrait of Clint eastwood & Dustin lance Black by art streiber Contents image by ron Tammariello rittenBy THE MAGAZINE OF THE WRITERS GUILD OF AMERICA, WEST © A Clint Eastwood T Clint & Lance WrITers & DIreCTors 18 ribute By RichaRd Stayton Clint Eastwood and Dustin Lance Black discuss the endangered art of respecting a script. The Way of Clint Giving thanks to the director who understands, from screenwriters who understood: William Goldman, Paul Haggis, John Lee Hancock, Brian Helgeland, Richard LaGravenese, Anthony Peckham, David Webb Peoples, Nick Schenk, and J. Michael Straczynski. 24 30 Generous Liaisons By F.X. Feeney How the Christopher Hampton and David Cronenberg analysis cured Freud’s and Jung’s dangerous methods. 36 Bridal Sweet By louIse Farr Before their box-office honeymoon, Bridesmaids’ Annie Mumolo and Kristen Wiig worked years of rehearsal weddings with director Paul Feig and producer Judd Apatow. 42 Stealing Credit By roB FelD To be or not to be the Bard, that is the question John Orloff asks director Roland Emmerich.