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

Nov 16, 2017

This week, Matt and Hunter figure out the next gritty fairy tale movie, we talk about Hunter's burrito dream, and we try to figure out #WheresWardo while we discuss Aaron Sorkin's screenplay for The Social Network (based on the book by Ben Mezrich)!

Things to Consider:

  1. How does the split timelines help the script? Do...

Nov 9, 2017

This week on Screenplay Book Club, Matt and Hunter hatch the next million dollar idea and talk about the script for The 40-Year-Old Virgin, written by Judd Apatow and Steve Carrell.

Things to Consider:

  1. Does Andy earn his win by himself, or by the help of his coworkers?
  2. Does the pacing feel correct?
  3. Does Andy go through...

Nov 2, 2017

This week, we talk about Hunter's most recent dream, talk about Matt's dislike of horror, and then dive deep into The Babadook by Jennifer Kent!

Here's a draft of Hunter's dark comedy pilot, No Time to Kill!

Things to Consider:

  1. What is the Babadook a representation of?
  2. How does tension factor into the script?


Oct 29, 2017

We're back after our little impromptu hiatus! We gain a new sponsorship, apologize a lot for being gone for a couple weeks, and talk about American Psycho written by Mary Harron and Guinevere Turner (based on the novel by Bret Easton Ellis)!

Things to Consider:

  1. What does this script have to say about masculinity...

Oct 12, 2017

This week we talk about lice, we celebrate our themes being extremely similar, and we cover the script for horror's new highest-grossing film, It (2017) written by Chase Palmer & CJ Fukunaga (with revisions by Gary Dauberman).

Things to Consider:

  1. How does the film treat its female characters, in particular Bev?