Objects In Cinema

What makes a good screenplay or a great film?  Complex characters, desires, opposing forces, revelations; the list is familiar amongst the people who regularly visit websites like this one. by Joe Forrest Objects in Cinema So how do you convey these elements in an interesting, economic, dramatic way? Here’s a quote from Soviet filmmaker Lev … Read more

Character Change vs. Revelation

Joe Forrest looks at an important difference between characters. On the one hand there are those who change over the course of a story and then those who don’t change,  but instead discover or reveal hidden traits deep within their personality. CHARACTERS WHO CHANGE Some films have characters who fundamentally change. They were bad, and the … Read more