script·​er | \ ˈskrip-tər How to pronounce scripter (audio) \

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Recent Examples on the Web Not to discredit the imaginative vision of the writer-director, his co-scripter and invaluable tech and design teams, but Phoenix is the prime force that makes Joker such a distinctively edgy entry in the Hollywood comics industrial complex. David Rooney, The Hollywood Reporter, "'Joker': Film Review | Venice 2019," 31 Aug. 2019 There are interviews with area authors (humorist Dave Barry and novelist Carl Hiassen, from Patterson's generation, comic book scripter Brad Meltzer). Robert Lloyd,, "From author James Patterson, ‘Kid Stew’ is a new and not-too-slick PBS show that is worth watching," 5 May 2018 All of this is presented with an unusual but assured mixture of whimsy, comedy, and melancholy by director Jason Reitman, working again with scripter Diablo Cody. Gary Thompson,, "'Tully': In the funny, touching movie, the nanny is there to care for mom | Movie review," 3 May 2018 Complications ensue as the princess takes a shine to her matchmaker, though scripter Lee So-mi's stab at high concept proves extremely low-boil. Gary Goldstein,, "Tonal confusion abounds in Korean romantic comedy 'The Princess and the Matchmaker'," 9 Mar. 2018 The feature, based on the classic 1940 cartoon, was penned by Rogue One scripter Chris Weitz. Mia Galuppo, The Hollywood Reporter, "Sam Mendes Exits Disney's Live-Action 'Pinocchio'," 13 Nov. 2017 Hidden Figures scripter Allison Schroeder will pen the feature, titled Disruptors, which is described as a Erin Brockovich meets The Social Network. Mia Galuppo, The Hollywood Reporter, "Uber Sexual Harassment Movie in the Works With Whistleblower Susan Fowler," 23 Oct. 2017 But the story’s hermetic concerns, at least in the hands of scripters Svetlana Grudovich and Olga Pogodina, ultimately feel too stuffy and archaic to find enough modern-day relevance. ------------- ‘Two Women’ Gary Goldstein,, "Ralph Fiennes speaks Russian in 'Two Women,' a stuffy Turgenev adaptation," 11 May 2017 Todd Berger and Dee Robertson wrote the initial drafts, with the latest draft by Red 2 scripters Erich and Jon Hoeber. Mia Galuppo, The Hollywood Reporter, "Melissa McCarthy to Star in STX's Puppet Thriller 'The Happytime Murders'," 2 May 2017

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1936, in the meaning defined above

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