Michelangelo Antonioni’s first English language film, Blow-Up, was a surprise worldwide hit for MGM, which‚ permitted him to follow it up with a big-scale X-rated art film set in America. In production for‚ over two‚ years, it tanked big time, grossing less an $1 million on a $7 million investment and drawing withering reviews. Time for a reassessment…
About Larry Karaszewski
Larry Karaszewski with his writing/directing/producing partner Scott Alexander are best known for writing unusual true stories. They created the hit television miniseries “The People v O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story” for which they won the Golden Globe, the Emmy, the PGA and WGA Awards. They also won the Golden Globe and WGA Award for the film “The People vs Larry Flynt.” Other movies include the Oscar winning “Ed Wood” (WGA nomination), “Big Eyes” (Independent Spirit nomination), “Auto Focus" and “Man on the Moon.” The team has been inducted into the Final Draft Screenwriting Hall of Fame. Larry is an active Los Angeles cineaste serving on the board of advisors for the Cinefamily and hosting a long running film series for the American Cinematheque. He is also a Governor for writers branch of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences.