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Story & Structure :: How to Write by Vonnegut :: Creating Suspense in the Thriller Genre :: Action/Thriller Script Review: Burned :: Exercises for Fiction Writers :: Season-Ending TV Cliffhangers that Actually Paid Off :: Video Interview: Sofia Coppola (“Somewhere”) :: Q&A with Todd Solondz (“Dark Horse”) :: Deliverance: James Dickey’s Experience Script Perfection :: ‘Unfilmables’ in Source Code :: …

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Mini Review – Snow White and The Huntsman

Snow White and The Huntsman Mercifully Short Review by Jonathan Empson   “How the hell would I know? I’ve got a sheet over my head” In Snow White and the Huntsman and the Witch and the Fetching Wardrobe, an evil queen steals the plots of various other fantasy tales and bungs them into the Tolkienator to produce this fairytale mash-up. Snow …

Logline it! – Week 1

Writing loglines is an essential skill for screenwriters, from early development through to the pitch. In this section, every week our panel reviews a few loglines posted to www.logline.it. Learn from the feedback and perfect your own loglining skills. by The Judges Alex and Eve [box] “A Greek Orthodox boy falls in love with a Lebanese Muslim girl creating a …