The myth of overnight success

The most common thing people ask me about is how to get picked, a shortcut to success, a way to spread an idea or build a platform without doing a particularly large amount of hard work.
Getting picked is fine if it happens to you. But it's not a plan. It's a version of waiting and hoping.

Overnight successes are almost never made overnight.

My problem with film criticism

Movies made before 1980 that you need to see