:: Don’t forget your mentor.
:: Where Alex gets his movies.
:: Modern noir in Kiss Kiss Bang Bang.
:: How Chewbacca came to be.
:: What makes for great science fiction.
:: How important are your character names?
:: A useful tool for character development.
:: If someone beats you at your own game, think outside the rules.
:: The focus: the protagonist metamorphosis arc.
:: The best foreign-language sci-fi flicks.
In the Avatar screenplay, like in every screenplay, a moment occurs when the main character moves from Act One into Act Two. ‘Moves’, because in successful films, this is the point where we travel from A to B. In screenwriting jargon, we call this the First Threshold. Sometimes, it happens in the blink of an eye, … Read more