Diana Ossana


Diana Ossana is a novelist, screenwriter, and producer. She won an Academy Award with Larry McMurtry for their adapted screenplay for Brokeback Mountain.

  • Mixed Pickles in Hollywood

    March 1, 2011

    A conversation about the confusions and occasional pleasures of the annual Hollywood awards season.

  • Talking About 'True Grit'

    February 8, 2011

    When invited by The New York Review to write about the very successful western (if it is a western; about which more follows) and Coen brothers movie adaptation of Charles Portis’s twice-filmed novel True Grit, we watched Henry Hathaway’s 1969 version starring John Wayne and Kim Darby, Joel’s and Ethan’s version, and also read Portis’s much-praised novel, on top of which we breezed through quite a few reviews, as well as portions of the production notes.