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Writer/Producer/Playwright (creator THE FIRST on @Hulu, screenwriter of MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS)

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It’s been a tough season for me and many of my friends this year. But in the darkness and cold of Christmas, the… https://t.co/gWwKU8sb1F
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12/26
2018
https://t.co/EMAj3u2gvZhttps://t.co/ohKtFpUPx0https://t.co/oC9t6Lj4wDDyker Heights, Brooklyn https://t.co/QdC8nx0N1zI’m late to the party on this, but Candice is my new hero. Read the letter, then read the thread. https://t.co/m48ZGH7IdvAll my beautiful hardworking people of the Federal Goverment, come to any of my places with your families at the ba… https://t.co/r7X0q04ey3
Retweeted by Beau WillimonI know that gvmt shutdowns tend to get spoken of in abstract terms, but this has a *huge* impact on low-wage worke… https://t.co/4knZoJAlZ9
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12/22
2018
The government has basically been shut down ever since Mitch McConnell became Senate Majority Leader. He broke the… https://t.co/8YCZwt5GJY
Retweeted by Beau WillimonIt’s officially the solstice. Finally. I’m ready for those longer days.
12/21
2018
With a contract, we've made huge gains for the most exploited members of our unit. The minimum salary is now $45,00… https://t.co/rloZqhqStf
Retweeted by Beau WillimonWe reached our contract after some very late nights for our bargaining committee. Here we are at 2:30 a.m. on a Fri… https://t.co/QGFhW0z0gn
Retweeted by Beau Willimon"We’re proud to be part of a wave that’s raising standards across the industry and we encourage everyone to organiz… https://t.co/yuA8As00xe
Retweeted by Beau WillimonThis also includes The A.V. Club, The Takeout, Onion Labs and Clickhole. Welcome aboard! @OnionIncUnion @WGAEast We’re proud and honored to have you join our ranks! ✊️We’re honored and proud to have our @OnionIncUnion sisters & brothers at the @TheOnion join the ranks of the… https://t.co/3cLdOpgBu8Meanwhile let’s make sure not to focus on the presidential race to the exclusion of very important local and state… https://t.co/14MymgY88jI don’t know who I’ll be voting for in my primary. Mostly because we don’t fully know who’s running. I want to rema… https://t.co/RSKXTGRtDeNEW: North Korea says it won't denuclearize unless the US removes its troops and nuclear umbrella from South Korea… https://t.co/PyqWaMgyCa
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12/20
2018
Republicans are terrified of the possibility of finally having fair elections in NC in 2020 https://t.co/BgmXPdmBA1
Retweeted by Beau WillimonThe Dow is currently down about 1,500 points from the day Trump signed the tax bill, almost exactly a year ago. Tha… https://t.co/q0jXN0Eq1T
Retweeted by Beau WillimonWhen everything is meaningless, corruption thrives. https://t.co/ixFqeAiAkGNEW POLL: Most Americans say a sitting president should be subject to indictment https://t.co/3qCNP0S62r https://t.co/YyHK7EbjN0
Retweeted by Beau WillimonIn the struggle against extinction on the Galápagos Islands, Darwin saw a blueprint for the origin of every species… https://t.co/4g0VB1vS0N
Retweeted by Beau WillimonMy fear is that when Trump is either removed from office or loses re-election, the GOP’s main takeaway will not be… https://t.co/iiq4YptdyN
12/19
2018
@IndieWire Very excited about this. Going to have to rewatch “Lost in La Mancha” as an appetizer. @thebillykennedy @franklinleonard @theblcklst Well done, Bill! Congrats!Our entire Moon (including the side we can't see from Earth). Video from @LRO_NASA https://t.co/E3QMP0qh0S
Retweeted by Beau WillimonThread (with references) on the real life consequences of the looming No Deal, which some of our politicians are tr… https://t.co/7Pcs9iUCIs
Retweeted by Beau WillimonInspired by @GretaThunberg and her activism, these students have organized a protest this Wednesday at 4:15 on the… https://t.co/5NDMgcqPQQ
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12/17
2018
While corrupt Republicans are ballooning the deficit, Mueller is operating at a surplus. Justice pays. https://t.co/6mqPKNGXJlThis is mafia talk. Rats and Witch Hunts. A legal search warrant spun as “broke into.” We have a crime syndicate in… https://t.co/dV2mqJc11a @realDonaldTrump This is mafia talk. Rats and Witch Hunts. A legal search warrant spun as “broke into.” We have a c… https://t.co/pt4tE7sSQz
12/16
2018
Congrats @MargotRobbie for your @SAGawards supporting actress nomination for @MaryQueenMovie! So thrilled for you a… https://t.co/CJbmj4f5jQSo proud to have worked with the extraordinary @JosieRourke on this film. She is as talented as she is glamorous. https://t.co/Tuw9P4rJEl2018: A Paris Odyssey https://t.co/Ps7FcrWzUj“Most crucially, our unit continues to be outraged by management’s inclusion of a right-to-work clause, a technique… https://t.co/zfFb4ysvsW
Retweeted by Beau WillimonThe @WGAEast is proud to support and stand in solidarity with our sisters and brothers at @Slate. Union strong ✊️ https://t.co/L1k93tjryyFriends, listen to my pal Blake Mills’ (@breakmirrors) new album LOOK. Critically praised and deservedly so. It’s e… https://t.co/jpMWpGMjuR
12/12
2018
Opps, messed up the ordering of this thread a little bit. You gotta go back to the previous tweet's replies to see… https://t.co/ezxsHB51d6Also, here's an earlier thread about a few more terrific scenes from films I've seen recently: https://t.co/taThETIXQBOkay! That was a long thread! Thanks Monsieur Insomnia, and to any of you that got this far. These are all wonderfu… https://t.co/xbz6QOVGr2The filming becomes part of the story, and it creates a profound tension between the very private, personal fulfill… https://t.co/tF8b7VMDzaSometimes when filmmakers insert themselves into a doc it can feel overbearing and distract from the subject. But i… https://t.co/7Wra3wKmJ7The anxiety of the filmmakers gives us full permission to experience our anxiety with them. Rather than take a pure… https://t.co/UUBt7aN4yJHis fear is palpable, so intense at times that he can't even look at the monitor to watch what we are watching. Mos… https://t.co/BBs9Ed7rscFREE SOLO (@FreeSoloFilm) When @AlexHonnold finally makes his attempt to climb El Capitan, we've been primed for th… https://t.co/WW0knja76SBut what's so great about this scene is how Kayla's active listening is dramatized. How we remain in her POV even w… https://t.co/t2AImPRBK5We're rooting for her, but we also sense something terrible looming from the seemingly innocuous conversation takin… https://t.co/BnjI2ARH3DWhat I love about this scene is how @BoBurnham captures her joy and anxiety, mostly by filming Kayla eagerly listen… https://t.co/5G8e1kWdD1EIGHTH GRADE (@EighthGradeMov) There is a scene in which the protagonist Kayla (@EliseKFisher) has been invited to… https://t.co/nN23aMNa44But the structural framing, camerawork and humor are also demanding that you be alert. That you pay attention. Lett… https://t.co/BjhOIuC53zAs a viewer there is nowhere to hide. You are in this story, squarely in the middle of the action. The cinematograp… https://t.co/Xwf87bTN8uDuring the interview that follows there are only two camera angles - direct into-camera sightline coverage for Ron… https://t.co/gIdwzDdMZzSpike Lee sticks to the in-your-face framing as he then launches into the next scene. We see aspiring cop Ron Stall… https://t.co/rObbuTDgHeIt's daring you to laugh at Alec Baldwin stumbling through deeply offensive, racist language while deeply offensive… https://t.co/g1dPzdZpwNBLACKkKLANSMAN (@BlacKkKlansman) You can't beat the opening 7 minutes of this film in terms of establishing tone &… https://t.co/xTekKxQ0hPIt's hard to describe tonally: small and epic, formal and whimsical, joyous and terrifying, surprising and inevitab… https://t.co/f815sfQmysIn a film that is so measured up until this point, this is choice the very last thing you're expecting. It's both v… https://t.co/MbaAVGJkY4With the camera hovering from above, the ground disappears, replaced by the sky. Then we traverse a montage of land… https://t.co/pGSLxuw9guBut once they do, legs and arms outstretched, their faces inches away from one another, it's as though a spell begi… https://t.co/nssQhTooJvThis consists of one lying on top of the other, every possible inch of each other touching, while they stared into… https://t.co/msWa4NhZwzFIRST REFORMED (@FirstReformed) There is a scene in which the protagonist - a tortured Reverend Toller (Ethan Hawke… https://t.co/OskeCdXmm8It's Garrard's strength in this moment that becomes more narratively satisfying than any reconciliation could have… https://t.co/1X6kWJxwnlThe scene isn't about letting his father off the hook. It's about Garrard's need to assert his own power and identi… https://t.co/3Ydg3vXZwQRather than serving up a full reconciliation, the scene acknowledges that change usually happens slowly and sometim… https://t.co/glMWLs4bvTOnce Garrard has established a new life for himself in New York, he visits his father in an attempt to reconnect. B… https://t.co/25e7mfG9F9BOY ERASED (@BoyErased) The final scene between the protagonist Garrad (Lucas Hedges) - a teenager who must endure… https://t.co/8kBupz8MKGWhen we finally do cut to Joe's POV, we don't see the entire fire at once. The frame begins at the base of a hill a… https://t.co/uXZC5UINCOAs the sound builds, our absorption of Joe's terror, longing, frustration and confusion builds with it. We desperat… https://t.co/TADAXg0UeIRather than just showing a shot of Joe's face, and then a quick cut to the entirety of the fires in the distance, t… https://t.co/RlCTV7ufCGThe film is almost entirely through Joe's POV, a very tough thing to pull off when so much of the protagonist's act… https://t.co/ApJns4FsgoWILDLIFE (@WildLifeTheFilm) There is a scene in which the protagonist - Joe (Ed Oxenbould) - and his mother Jeanett… https://t.co/7ydU5yFU9gScenes I love in 6 films I've seen recently: In London & can't sleep. So I'm sharing these moments in… https://t.co/DFkaQhob91
12/10
2018
@LaurieLovesIt Sorry for your loss. That’s a tough one. But hey, small things - like the smell of pine and glow of… https://t.co/L0zUFRsxNtThe scene here in Londontown. https://t.co/Dk1tgyXKYsLondon sisters and brothers on the streets today. https://t.co/Os5hFvtYAIThe winter can be a tough time. Less sunlight. Harder to get out of the house. The holidays are difficult for many.… https://t.co/1jhz5ElNEv
12/9
2018
This is INSANE. --> After Khashoggi's murder, "Mr. Kushner has offered the crown prince advice about how to weather… https://t.co/Cjgi9FkZhJ
Retweeted by Beau Willimon @bradriddell Thank you! I appreciate you watching and very much appreciate the kind words. @siggysaysso Oh wow! Ellen is your aunt?! It was one of the supreme joys of my career to have the honor of working… https://t.co/lkbnKmDHts
12/8
2018
@RedUnscripted @darakass @MaryQueenMovie @MargotRobbie @josierourke @maxrichtermusic Hope you enjoy it. @RosenBarrie @theblcklst @MaryQueenMovie Hope you enjoy! @theblcklst @MaryQueenMovie Thanks for the shout-out! @_MariaPetrova @MaryQueenMovie @MargotRobbie @josierourke @maxrichtermusic Thanks Maria! Hope you enjoy the film! @JudyPrincz Great! Hope you enjoy it Judy! @tina24hour @MaryQueenMovie @MargotRobbie @josierourke @maxrichtermusic Thanks Tina! So glad you enjoyed it! @tan02134 Thank you Tracey! It'll definitely be worth watching on the big screen. Hope you enjoy it! @CarlaTownsend19 Then this is the movie for you! Hope you enjoy it. @lttuerk @MaryQueenMovie @MargotRobbie @josierourke @maxrichtermusic Thanks Lauren! I hope you enjoy it! @glasgowscrap @MaryQueenMovie @MargotRobbie @josierourke @maxrichtermusic Thank you! @ZeketheBigDog @MaryQueenMovie @MargotRobbie @josierourke @maxrichtermusic Great! I hope you enjoy it! @elenderman Thanks Elisabeth! I hope you enjoy it. @michelletauber Oh wow - thanks Michelle! I'm so glad it connected with you. Thanks for the kind words :) @tmicheal07 I love Oregon! I fondly remember an amazing road trip I took along the coast years ago. So beautiful. H… https://t.co/hhWnct1Jow @nevinmillan @MaryQueenMovie Thanks Nevin! Appreciate you spreading the word! Hope you enjoy it. @JustLaurie40 Thanks Laurie! Hope you enjoy it. @ConfusciousDee @MaryQueenMovie @MargotRobbie @josierourke @maxrichtermusic Hope you enjoy it, Dureen! @bevhallmezzo @MaryQueenMovie @MargotRobbie @josierourke @maxrichtermusic Thank you! Hope you enjoy it! @MissPiaLouise @MaryQueenMovie @MargotRobbie @josierourke @maxrichtermusic Cool - then this is the movie for you! Hope you enjoy it!
12/7
2018

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