Best of the Web 26 Jan

Story & Structure :: Webshow: Flashbacks :: Movie Analysis: “Her” :: Screenplay Review – The Equalizer :: ‘True Detective’ Writer Nic Pizzolatto on Great Stories Script Perfection :: 12 Fundamentals Of Writing “The Other” :: The Toughest Scene I Wrote: Scott Neustadter & Michael H. Webber :: It Takes The Time It Takes Pitching & … Read more

[Video]: Scorsese Contemplates Cinema

‘I’ve experienced so much cinema, and it’s meant so much to me… it was the way that I experienced certain emotions and ideas that couldn’t be expressed otherwise.’ ‘There’s no way that I could ever compare a movie of mine to the films that formed me… people say you’re a master at times… but the … Read more

Don’t F@#%ing Pitch Like This!

One Saturday I attended a fucking great series of talks sponsored by InkTip — a terrific fucking resource for screenwriters. by Trevor Mayes Why all the profanity? Because I got to listen to one of my favorite columnists — Manny Fonseca — who’s known for his foul-mouthed, yet brutally honest and insightful articles for The … Read more

Mini Video Tips

On Twitter, I occasionally publish tips as and when I read scripts. Here, you see the video version of some. I’m trying to post every Monday. You can find me on Twitter as @ozzywood and the tips are here: [hr] [hr] Karel FG SegersKarel Segers wrote his first produced screenplay at age 17. Today … Read more