Category Archives: Films

“ARENA BRAINS” (Short Film, 1987)

Directed by Robert Longo Screenplay by Eric Bogosian, E. Max Frye, Robert Longo, Emily Prager and Richard Price Richard Price had his name on two projects released in 1987. One was the short film “Bad,” possibly the most-viewed, highest-profile project … Continue reading

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“BAD” (Short Film, 1987)

Directed by Martin Scorsese Screenplay by Richard Price Michael Jackson’s music videos (or “short films,” as he’d apparently insist you call them) are one of the best arguments out there for the music video as popular art. From the seedy … Continue reading

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STREETS OF GOLD (Film, 1986)

Directed by Joe Roth Story by Dezsö Magyar, screenplay by Heywood Gould and Richard Price and Tom Cole [UPDATE: I asked Richard Price about this film in an interview and am including his response here: …[B]efore the Color of Money … Continue reading

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THE COLOR OF MONEY (Film, 1986)

Directed by Martin Scorsese Screenplay by Richard Price, adapted from the novel by Walter Tevis First, some background: During the writing of his fourth novel, 1983’s The Breaks, Richard Price felt that he “ran out of autobiography.” None of his … Continue reading

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THE WANDERERS (Film, 1979)

Directed by Philip Kaufman Screenplay by Rose Kaufman and Philip Kaufman, adapted from the novel by Richard Price The film versions of Richard Price’s first two novels, The Wanderers and Bloodbrothers, are like a case study in what makes an … Continue reading

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BLOODBROTHERS (Film, 1978)

Directed by Robert Mulligan Screenplay by Walter Newman, adapted from the novel by Richard Price Like many novelists turned screenwriters, Richard Price first got involved with Hollywood through a screen adaptation of one of his books–1976’s Bloodbrothers, as it happens. Price … Continue reading

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