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In the first version of the screenplay for First Blood, Rambo was pretty much just a sociopathic killer. However, when Sylvester Stallone came on board, he requested a substantial change to the script: that his…

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What a character says should ring true considering the kind of person he is. Concurrently, his lines should reveal who he is. A longshoreman and a psychotherapist don’t speak the same way. Characterization through dialogue…

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