There are two primary reasons why film has maintained its powerful hold over popular culture.
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Most Oscar pools require a buy-in from players, which is the reward for the winner, so there’s a connotation of gambling that comes with mentioning an “Oscar pool” – but let’s be clear: Winning isn’t about luck. It’s about knowing how to play. And with these rules … you’ll play to win. Word & Film is letting you in on the tips and tricks of a master Oscar pool player.
‘There were a lot of weird quirky things going on inside of me that I didn’t let show. But when I started to write, I started to explore my psyche and all the things that make me Matthew Quick. I had always been embarrassed by those traits but it’s also what fueled my writing.’ Matthew Quick, who took time out recently to speak with Word & Film, is most proud of the way the book and film normalize and humanize what he describes as the ‘mental health community.’ Here are the highlights from our conversation.