John Milius: Homefront is Grapes of Wrath

When I talked recently with David Votypka, the general manager of Kaos studios, he began to speak about how screenwriter John Milius influenced the story scenarios in Homefront. Milius is a fine writer, the screenwriter for Coppola’s epic Apocalypse Now, one of the greatest movies of the 20th century. So when THQ and Kaos brought…

The Wii Plays: Off Off Broadway

There’s no doubt about it. Games can and do inspire other art forms. I write excitedly about it in my upcoming videogame book, All Your Base Are Belong to Us. And here’s more vivid proof: the dozen, little one-act Wii Plays currently showing at New York’s Ars Nova theater. These young playwrights who have done…