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Best Movie Scores of All Time, Ranked for Filmmakers - Featured

23 Best Movie Scores of All Time — Filmmaker Playlist

What makes a great music score? Does it need to dominate the soundtrack or can go unnoticed in the background? Should a contemporary movie always use modern music or is it blasphemy for a period piece to include pop songs? Whether you have answers to these questions or not, there's no denying the power of music in how we experience movies. These are the best movie scores of all time — some you will spot a mile away, others will raise some eyebrows, but all will get you thinking about what music you'll use in your next project. (more…)

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Explore and Read the Best Free Movie Scripts Online (with PDF Downloads)

Introducing StudioBinder's screenplay library — your one-stop-shop for reading, downloading, and analyzing the best movie scripts online. Our collection contains all the feature-length screenplays in our database as well as scripts that we have broken down by plot, character, ending, quotes, and more. Our hope is that screenwriters everywhere can have access to these iconic screenplays and that the lessons therein can make us all better writers. Enjoy! (more…)

Best Thriller Movies of All Time, Ranked for Filmmakers - Featured

Best Thriller Movies of All Time, Ranked for Filmmakers

When it comes to the best thriller movies of all time, there’s a lot to choose from. While great thrillers ...

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What is an Unreliable Narrator? Definition and Examples for Filmmakers

What is an unreliable narrator? We expect the narrator of a film to guide us through the journey and tell us the truth. But what happens when the narrator’s credibility is thrown into question? When we can’t even trust the narrator, it changes our perception of the film. When done well, an untrustworthy narrator can create more complex characters, flesh out pertinent themes, and develop plot twists people talk about for years to come. We’ll provide you with the unreliable narrator definition as well as the different types of unreliable narrators in case you’re thinking of including one in  your ...

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The Directing Style of David Fincher

If you’re familiar with David Fincher movies, you know they focus on serial killers, robbers, brawlers, and murderers alike. You might also know that he has a reputation for being an exacting, obsessively technical director. However, dark subjects and visual meticulousness belie Fincher’s overlooked secret weapon: his ability to connect with actors on a human level to draw out authentic and defining performances. This humanity, this messy warmth, doesn’t simply transcend Fincher’s bleakness and robot-like technical rigor: it exists because of it. That’s the genius of David Fincher films. (more…)

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73 Best Crime Movies of All Time, Ranked for Filmmakers (2020)

You’re looking for a list of the best crime movies of all time. Maybe you want to find action crime films, or crime thrillers, or perhaps even a crime comedy movie or a crime drama. We’ve got you covered.In this post, we’ve compiled a list of the best crime movies of all-time, including American crime movies and the top crime films from around the world. All of these movies are worth a watch, so pop some corn, call your lawyer, pour a glass of your favorite pruno, and start the show. (more…)

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Best David Fincher Movies, Ranked for Filmmakers

This list represents the Top 10 David Fincher movies. Granted, he’s only made ten films but who’s counting? Perhaps no working director has such a confident grasp on the medium and such a fluency in film language. Even his debut feature, Alien 3, when he was a director for hire, has visible evidence of his stylistic trademarks. There are no bad films on this list, only a spectrum of greatness.  (more…)

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The Best Movies of 2014 — The Year in Review

Best of...20102011201220132014201520162017201820192010-2019 2014 was a year of innovations. Boyhood was shot over the span of 12 years to show the young actor growing up in real-time. Birdman brought the concept of a one-shot (or seemingly one-shot) film to the masses. But it was also the year where entertaining blockbusters (Captain America: The Winter Soldier and Dawn of the Planet of the Apes to name two) held artistic merit and were worthy to stand among Oscar contenders.Looking back on the past decade, 2014 was a great year at the movies. As part of StudioBinder’s ongoing series to examine films of the ...

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Gone Girl Script: Plot Summary, Quotes, and Screenplay PDF Download

The Gone Girl script was adapted from the novel of the same name, and features some great quotes, a killer plot, and became an academy award-nominated movie. See our analysis of the Gone Girl screenplay below, and find a free PDF download for you to study. (more…)