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Welcome to Screenplay Book Club! Grab a script and read some movies with us!

Feb 22, 2018

This week, Hunter sings, we break another new podcast we'll maybe eventually make, and we wrap up our Romance Month by discussing the great When Harry Met Sally, written by Nora Ephron!

Things to Consider:

  1. Combination of fact and fiction (doc vs. film)
  2. The lack of subplot
  3. The lack of main plot

Matt's Thing to...

Feb 15, 2018

Happy post-Valentine's Day from us at Screenplay Book Club!

This morning, we discover why morning radio is always loud, Hunter drinks from a large cup, and we wake up talking about John Hamburg's first draft to I Love You, Man!

Things to Consider:

  1. Challenging masculinity
  2. Dialogue vs. action
  3. Kiss and make up


Feb 8, 2018

This week, we discuss haircuts and drinking, our new Crews/Cruise movie named Cruise, and talk about the sappy Nicholas Sparks adaption of A Walk to Remember written by Karen Janszen.

Things to Consider:

  1. Directing on the page
  2. Believability of ANY events
  3. The tropes and “big moments” it hits

Matt's Thing to...

Feb 1, 2018

This week, Matt and Hunter discuss the Extended Muppet Universe and the beginning of internet dating as we break down You've Got Mail written by Nora Ephron & Delia Ephron.

Things to Consider:

  1. Dramatic irony and the slow release of information
  2. Movie romances and their abridged natures
  3. Is Joe a bad guy?

Matt's Thing to...

Jan 25, 2018

This week, we talk about Matt's birthday wish, big city driving, and how we weren't huge fans of the script for Snatch, written by Guy Ritchie.

Things to Consider:

  1. The amount of characters and keeping them straight
  2. Continuity of timelines
  3. Action blocks

Matt's Thing to Consider: Halo Top Ice Cream

Hunter's Thing to...