Best of the Web 23 Sep

Story & Structure :: Exposition Techniques: Part 1 :: Exposition Techniques: Part 2 :: High Concept Comedy :: Screenplay Review: ‘Rehab’ by Sam Laybourne :: The Astonishing Power of ‘The Master’ :: Thinking Big – How to Sell Your Small Town Story Script Perfection :: The Yellow-Brick Road to Hollywood :: Screenwriting Website of the Week: Scriptchat :: The Moment …

Movie Moment: JCVD deserved not a black belt, but an Oscar

Take a fallen action movie star, plant him in a foreign language arthouse movie and tell his story. You might end up with indigestible pretention… or gold. by Karel Segers Jean-Claude Van Damme plays himself, a dead end, down-and-out Hollywood star who returns to retire in his home country. But when he wants to withdraw money, first there is none, …

Logline it! – Week 10

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 1500 Steps [box] “Jobe lives with his alcoholic father who was once a champion runner. Jobe, a misfit and …