Best of the Web 5 May

Story & Structure :: Exposition :: Storytelling Strategies: The Puzzle in Silver Linings Playbook :: Know Who You Are Writing For :: Some Thoughts on the Legends of Villainy :: How to Write a Screenplay – Right Now! :: Interview: ‘Oblivion’ Director Joseph Kosinski on Sci-Fi Filmmaking :: Character Arcs (or the lack thereof) and … Read more

Rom Com Gone?

My favourite movie genre is the romantic comedy. I’m unashamedly hooked on the romance and cheesiness that can ensue when boy meets girl. No matter how many I see, I always want more. But what’s happened to all the rom coms? by Jamie Campbell I recently saw Silver Linings Playbook, which I heard described as … Read more

Best of the Web 3 Feb

Story & Structure :: Story Themes and ‘Road To Perdition’ :: Some Stories Don’t Need a Nemesis Character :: Go Into The Story: Groundhog Day :: Screenplay Review: The $1 Billion Movie That Never Was, ‘Halo’ :: Rom Com Transcript with Guest Diane Drake :: Great Movie Scene: The Deer Hunter :: ScriptShadow Script to … Read more