FADE IN: INT.  AUDITORIUM Muffled CROWD NOISE as average-looking SCREENWRITER nervously blinks and darts eyes… PULL BACK – …as s/he sits amongst a glamorous audience CUT TO – INT.  AWARDS STAGE Stunningly gorgeous ACTRESS fondles an envelope as gorgeous ACTOR devilishly looks on. ACTRESS                         And the Oscar goes to… CUT TO – INT. …

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“So, what’s your favorite movie?” he asked. “Oh, I would say—“ “Yeah, well,” he interrupted.  “That’s kinda impossible, huh?” “Nope, it’s easy — 1976’s ‘Network.’” Honestly, there are many magical movies I love, but this black comedy struck gold as it satirized a flailing network’s entertainment division taking over news programming.  The movie features great…

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