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

Sep 21, 2017

This week on Screenplay Book Club, we figure out what Matthew McConaughey's best film is, remember some old G4 television show, and we fly right into the script for Up in the Air by Jason Reitman.

Things to Consider:

  1. What does this script have to say about the human connection?
  2. What purpose does Natalie fulfill in the...


Sep 14, 2017

This week, we talk about a certain Nintendo character in regards to pasta-eating, a possible new development with RickWatch!, and the fun yet semi-flawed script for BYO by Natalie Portman and Laura Moses!

Things to Consider:

  1. Many characters are introduced to us throughout the script. Do they have their own voices or...


Sep 7, 2017

This week, we're back to your regularly scheduled programming. We start our next unofficial podcast 90s Boyz, Mr. Musk, and take a trip down memory lane discussing the first draft of Charlie Kaufman's Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind.

Things to Consider:

  1. Is the continuity clear? Is a reader able to easily follow...


Aug 31, 2017

We go out of SPBC Pilot Season with a bang as we discuss the perfect hobo, sing the Benny Hill theme, and talk about the pretty problematic pilot for The Big Bang Theory by Chuck Lorre & Bill Prady.

Things to Consider:

  1. Are the characters likable enough where you’ll follow them through a series?
  2. Do the “jokes”...


Aug 24, 2017

On our penultimate episode for SPBC Pilot Season, we talk about college pranks, essential oils, and we discuss the wickedly good pilot script for Breaking Bad by Vince Gilligan!

Things to Consider:

  1. Is Walter’s choice to Break Bad believable? How does the script support this?
  2. How are characters set up as opposing...