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Rapunzel. Ann Darrow in King Kong. Princess Leia. What do all three of these characters have in common? They are all
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Where Have All the Good Summer Movies Gone?

Where Have All the Good Summer Movies Gone?

I don’t know about you, but the deluge of visual-effects heavy, less-than-satisfying superhero movies that grace the screens of our
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An Interview with THE RANGER Screenwriters Jenn Wexler and Giaco Furino

An Interview with THE RANGER Screenwriters Jenn Wexler and Giaco Furino

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How to Create an Unforgettable Ensemble

How to Create an Unforgettable Ensemble

Each story we put on screen is a bit of a con. We’re persuading an audience to steal away from
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7 Tips for First-time Screenwriters from THE YEAR OF SPECTACULAR MEN Writer Madelyn Deutch

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Interview with ScreenCraft Co-Founder John Rhodes

Interview with ScreenCraft Co-Founder John Rhodes

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5 PLOT POINT BREAKDOWNS

Five Plot Point Breakdown: Romancing the Stone (1984)

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Screenplay by: Diane Thomas Breakdown by: Anthony Faust Genre: Action/Romance Runtime: 106 minutes 1. INCITING INCIDENT Joan Wilder (Kathleen Turner) is…

Five Plot Point Breakdown: The Blue Lagoon (1980)

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Screenplay Genre: Drama/Teen film Movie Time: 104 minutes 1. INCITING INCIDENT Richard (Glenn Kohan) and Emmeline (Elva Josephson) Lestrange are…

Quick Change (1990)

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Screenplay Genre: Crime film/Heist film Movie Time: 89 minutes 1. INCITING INCIDENT Grimm (Bill Murray) is just another balloon-holding clown…

Five Plot Point Breakdown: Three O’Clock High (1987)

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Screenplay by: Richard Christian Matheson Genre: Farce/Teen Film Movie Time: 101 minutes 1. INCITING INCIDENT There is a new kid…

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