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One of the most moving scenes from Marriage Story takes place in the third Act of the film. Previously, after an excruciating, heartbreaking fight, Charlie (Adam Driver) and Sandra (Scarlett Johansson) managed to find an…

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“I don’t know what to say really”. The legendary Any Given Sunday speech, the ultra-famous pep talk given by coach Tony D’Amato to his team before a crucial match, begins in a way you wouldn’t…

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Posted in: Character

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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