• Summer Feature 2012

  • Feature

    • "Meditations on Story" An HD video featuring Bruce Joel Rubin on screenwriting, spirituality and ghosts.
    • Interview An interview with Academy Award winning screenwriter Bruce Joel Rubin
Meditations on Story with Bruce Joel Rubin
The Cortland Review invites you to beautiful Rhinebeck, NY for a conversation about screenwriting, spirituality, and ghosts with Bruce Joel Rubin, Academy Award winning screenwriter of Ghost. He talks about writing the 1990 film starring Patrick Swayze and Demi Moore, and his recent adaptation for the stage as Ghost The Musical, currently playing in London and on Broadway.

Directed by: Guy Shahar
Edited by: Elisa Da Prato
Additional Music: Zach Layton
Produced by: Rouser Media

Bruce Joel Rubin

Bruce Joel Rubin, a Hollywood screenwriter for over 25 years, has written such films as Jacob's Ladder, Deep Impact, My Life (which he also directed), and Ghost, the top-grossing 1990 film starring Patrick Swayze, Demi Moore, and Whoopi Goldberg, for which Bruce won an Academy Award for Best Screenplay. In 2011, he adapted Ghost for the stage, and now Ghost The Musical meets with rave audience reviews in both London and on Broadway. In addition to his writing life, Bruce has been a teacher of meditation and yoga for the past 40 years. Recently retired, Rubin and his wife Blanche split their time between their Rhinebeck, NY estate and their home in Los Angeles.


Bruce Joel Rubin


Bruce Joel Rubin
Remembering Rudi