How to create the illusion of success – and let your brain do the rest

The notion of “fake it till you make it” has received a bad rap of late – but here’s the twist: there’s scientific evidence to support the idea.

Unbelievable: Why it’s too much of a bad thing

The slow-burn Netflix true-crime series Unbelievable contains truths about rape and the failings of the justice system that are too hard to take   Here's something I did with the Netflix crime drama Unbelievable that I’ve never done...

Why we’re all going crazy for true-life documentaries

The golden age of TV has a new star – real life. So why have documentaries become big news? And what does it mean for good old-fashioned fiction?   Truth is stranger than fiction – but truth isn’t much of a stranger any more. It’s...

How do you know for sure this is a Shane Black movie?

The screenwriting credits of Shane Black are littered with blockbusters with a twist. So what does the creator of Lethal Weapon bring to a script?