Week 28 08-14/08/2016 # Oh William, There Art Thou!

– 5 min – I have a confession to make: I have yet to read a play by William Shakespeare. Pause for gasps and shocks of horror. I know I have mentioned him in some of the posts as, in my view, an indispensable part of thy writing education. And I still stand behind that… Continue reading Week 28 08-14/08/2016 # Oh William, There Art Thou!

Week 15 09-15/05/2016 # The Subtext Of That Text

– 4 min – A few weeks back someone asked a question in the screenwriting group about subtext and that he was having trouble understanding it or find examples of it. I didn’t respond to it myself, but started thinking if I remembered correctly what that was, after reading some vague comments about it. And… Continue reading Week 15 09-15/05/2016 # The Subtext Of That Text

Week 14 02-08/05/2016 # The More You Know

– 2 min – This week I watched a few movies that couldn’t be more different. I watched Tokyo Story (1953), The Pianist (2002), Indiana Jones & The Raiders Of The Lost Ark (1981) and Unforgiven (1992) all for the first time, The Wizard Of Oz (1939) for a second or third time and for… Continue reading Week 14 02-08/05/2016 # The More You Know

Day 15 24/02/2016 # Dialogue Is Overrated

– 1 min – Well, she says after just watching the beautiful tribute to silent film The Artist (2011), which received 5 Academy Awards. Not that that always means anything. But I loved it, not just because it really was very well made in my opinion, but also because it fits in so well with… Continue reading Day 15 24/02/2016 # Dialogue Is Overrated