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“Set Up The Goal Before The End Of Act 1” – And Other Bad Screenwriting Advice

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If anyone tells you the that a screenwriter must set up the story goal before the end of Act 1, avoid their screenwriting advice. They don’t understand drama. I’ll explain in a minute. The internet is rife with advice of all kinds, and I find it increasingly difficult to locate useful gems. If you’re really critical, you could argue that …

What I Hate About Studios [And Why I ‘Get’ Some Pirates]

About 5 years ago, Sheridan Cleland of MyPDFscripts wrote the below article on his blog. Soon after, the site disappeared. I wanted to keep the memory alive, because these practices by the studios have not changed. They have only become worse. Concerning MediaFire and the Current Lack of Scripts… So, you may have noticed a serious lack of scripts on …

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Get Out Is An Instant-Classic [Five Reasons – And Spoilers]

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Get Out was initially written to be a Rosemary’s Baby type dark psychological horror, yet some people seem to call it a comedy. How can a film that fits both bills possibly be so successful? Or how does it even work at all? The film shows the descent of a young black male into the underworld of what appears to be a …