Posted in: Dialogue

A well written interrogation scene is a demonstration of competence by the interrogator. Competence – i.e. a method, the development of a previously prepared strategy, the progressive discovery of the plan followed by the detective…

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Posted in: Inspiration
Posted in: Endings

If you asked me a few days ago for a good example of a song beautifully paying off over a movie’s final credits, my answer [spoiler follows] would have been Gloria Gaynor’s I Will Survive…

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Posted in: Character

Owen Suskind, an autistic child, is completely unable to communicate — totally cut off from the world. Years of therapy and interventions have been fruitless. Until one day, sitting in the kitchen with his father,…

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