Posted in: Character

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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Posted in: Conflict

“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: 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: Dialogue
Posted in: Dialogue