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May 25, 2017

This is Screenplay Book Club, and here we talk about screenplays in a book club format.

This week, Hunter forgets to clap and we both walk on eggshells as we discuss Gillian Flynn's final draft for Gone Girl

Hunter brings up The Anatomy of Story by John Truby quite a bit, so if you're a writer, this is a...


May 18, 2017

Welcome back to Screenplay Book Club. We're a book club, but for screenplays.

This week, we get Matt's review on Trader Joe's coffee and we discuss Alan Ball's screenplay for American Beauty.

Things to Consider:

  1. What does the script have to say about the American dream?
  2. What do you think the title is in reference to?


May 11, 2017

Thanks for coming back to this week's Screenplay Book Club!

This week Hunter has issues with his video and we discuss Lars and the Real Girl written by Nancy Oliver.

Things to Consider:

  1. How are life and death tackled as concepts throughout the script, especially through Bianca?
  2. Could you argue Karin and Gus as...


May 4, 2017

Hey gang, thanks for stopping by and checking out Screenplay Book Club!

This week, we debate between cold opens and warm opens and then hold a discussion on the romantic comedy (500) Days of Summer by Scott Neustadter & Michael H. Weber.

Things to Consider:

  1. Does the film have a positive or negative view of beta males?