Fargo: The Best Fake True Screenplay Ever

Fargo follows a luckless car dealer named Jerry Lundegaard who hires two moronic criminals to kidnap his wife for ransom in hopes of getting the money from his wealthy father-in-law. When the kidnapping goes awry, it quickly escalates into a slew of murders that pregnant police chief, Marge Gunderson, is...
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Buffalo '66: Strange Love Screenwriting

There is a love story for every type of person. Some women might run away and call the cops if a man kidnapped them and forced them to be a fake wife to appease his parents. Layla, the female lead and ofttime punching bag character in Buffalo ‘66, certainly isn’t...
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Snake Eyes: Brian De Palma in Full 90's Form

Go a little while without seeing your best friend and find out how much even they have changed. Less a thriller and more of a personal betrayal of friendship, Nic Cage stars as an Atlantic City detective tasked with uncovering the identity of the shooter who shot the Defense Secretary...
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Strange Days: Desperate and Desolate Screenwriting

The future portrayed in science fiction cinema is rarely an inviting scenario. Mostly, it is seen as a dystopian landscape of massive unemployment, dead dreams and militant police forces ready to crack heads for the power elite. Los Angeles in 1999 as seen through the gaze of Strange Days is...
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