“Husbands and Wives” (1992)

By Daniella Nichinson, Staff Writer As Woody Allen continued to make films, it seems that New York acted as more and more of a sanctuary in the midst of increasingly darker characters and storylines. “Husbands and Wives” is such a case. In a story about divorce, it’s difficult not to descend into melancholy, but with…

Screenwriter Guy Gallo Discusses his Character-Focused Guide to Screenwriting

By Samantha Rullo Last Tuesday, Guy Gallo—a screenwriter, playwright, and Columbia University professor—held a book signing at the NYU Bookstore for his recently published “Screenwriter’s Compass: Character as True North,” which promotes character-driven screenwriting. Gallo was inspired by an influential college professor to start his career as a playwright, and after his first play was…