Monthly Archives: February 2011

Movie Review: The Mechanic (2011) D+

The Mechanic is one of those movies with Jason Statham. And that says a lot about any movie. You know it’s not slapstick, you know it’s not romance, you know it’s not drama, you know it’s not mystery… Of course … Continue reading

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Ignoring Cinematography Conventions in “The King’s Speech”

In the artistic world, “rules” can be broken and “laws” can be bent. Guidelines taught in school are subjective and flexible. Always seeking innovation, the industry and seasoned professionals occasionally ignore them to create something new. When I was watching … Continue reading

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WEBSITE WEEKLY UPDATE: 01/29/2011

Newest lesson: Screenplay Format Our new update will introduce young writers to the basics of screenplay formatting as per used in the American film industry. Script excerpts included are from Pulp Fiction and Independence Day. The Casablanca screenplay is available … Continue reading

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