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Staci Layne Wilson

Staci Layne Wilson

Birthday: 23 August 1976, Los Angeles, California, USA

Staci Layne Wilson was born on August 23, 1976 in Los Angeles, CA. She is an American writer and filmmaker. She began as a magazine journalist, then moved on to being a movie reviewer, celebrity inter ...Show More

Staci Layne Wilson
The title of my current book, "So L.A." just seems right for a memoir by someone who grew up in Holl Show more The title of my current book, "So L.A." just seems right for a memoir by someone who grew up in Hollywood, but it's kind of tongue-in-cheek, because I am not the typical Angelino. My book covers my childhood in L.A., wild times on the Sunset Strip, and how I became a filmmaker. Hide
Horror and fantasy have always been faves. When it comes to horror it takes a lot to scare me, thoug Show more Horror and fantasy have always been faves. When it comes to horror it takes a lot to scare me, though -- I think maybe my mom scarred me for life by taking me to see The Exorcist at the drive-in when I was just a tiny tot. As for fantasy, as a kid I devoured The Chronicles of Narnia or anything by Tolkien. (And when I say devoured, I mean that -- there wasn't much to eat around our house.) Waaaaay back when I was a pre-teen, there was no Information Super Highway, no X-Box, and no multiplex, so reading was a great pastime. Hide
On moving from film journalist to filmmaker: I think having a lot of knowledge from the aspect of an Show more On moving from film journalist to filmmaker: I think having a lot of knowledge from the aspect of an observer and reporter actually enhances my experience as a creator. Having said that, there is always an aspect of "movie magic" to the whole thing. It's such a thrill to hear the words that I wrote, spoken and interpreted by actors; and to see my vision brought to life by the talented DPs I've had the pleasure of working with, and seeing what they have to contribute to the art. Watching a project from script to screen is a true joy. Hide
[Why did you become a critic?] I'm more of a cynical wiseass than Juno crossed with Charles Bukowski Show more [Why did you become a critic?] I'm more of a cynical wiseass than Juno crossed with Charles Bukowski (minus the unplanned teen pregnancy, and the alcohol-fueled rages). Hide
I'm a master multitasker! I'm a master multitasker!
Staci Layne Wilson's FILMOGRAPHY
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