Best of the Web 1 Dec

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5 Big Things To Sweat About

I’m sure you’ve all heard this inspiring set of rules before: 1. Don’t sweat the small stuff. 2. It’s all small stuff. The truth of the matter, however, is that when it comes to screenwriting, that message couldn’t be further from the truth. While the devil may be in the details, your script lives or … Read more

[Video]: Synthesising Sense from Chaos

Gruff, grim and grizzled screenwriting guru Robert McKee looks at what differs sophisticated contemporary works from the golden years of stage, page and screen; the rise and possible decline of film as an art form; and what the TV legal thriller Damages is doing right (hint: it involves the use of hooks. Like this one). … Read more