Best of the Web 5 Aug

Story & Structure

:: Film Review – The Dark Knight Rises
:: Opaque Heros: They Don’t Have to be Likable, But Make Them Relatable
:: Real Conflict

Script Perfection

:: LEGOs Explain 12 Rules For Pixar Story-Telling
:: Screenplay Advice – We Can Do Better
:: Great Character: Marty McFly (“Back to the Future”)
:: Don’t Fall in Love with your Music! (At the Script Stage)

Pitching & Selling

:: Advice from actors: Create roles, Not Just Characters
:: Ding-Dong this Genre is Dead
:: How to Pitch a Script
:: The Business of Screenwriting: They Don’t Think Like You
:: The Theater of the Mind

Best of the Rest

:: Why Blaming Movie Violence for Inexplicable Tragedy is a Mistake
:: Guy Spends Two Years Building Amazing Life-Size, Working WALL-E
:: Seth MacFarlane: American Scourge to Classical Crooner
:: Warner Bros. Reportedly Exploring the Idea of a Shining Prequel
:: The Rules of Walter White’s Superlab: Breaking Bad Poster
:: Scientology History from Several Different Eras Skillfully Woven Together
:: Will Cloud Atlas be the next Inception?
:: Watch the Mesmerizing Dance of the Kinetic Spider Robot in this Striking Short Film
:: The Lion King Rises: Dark Knight Rises Trailer Parody
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With thanks to Jamie Campbell and Brooke Trezise.

Enjoy!

Karel

About the Author

Jamie Campbell

Jamie Campbell is an author, screenwriter, and television addict.Jamie is proud to be an Editor for The Story Department.Her latest series Project Integrate is out now.

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