Paul Thomas Anderson Movies and Directing Style

Paul Thomas Anderson movies have evolved over the last two decades. His early films are chaotic and dramatic, built with extreme techniques and extreme performances. His later films have similar intensity, but it is often internal, more intellectual than physical. And his directing style has also become more mature and restrained. So far, P.T. Anderson only… Continue reading Paul Thomas Anderson Movies and Directing Style

25 Best Movie Soundtracks That Changed the Game

Music plays an integral role in how a movie communicates tone. When thinking about a movie, we often recall back to a moment when the soundtrack swelled at the perfect moment, how it transported us to other worlds, or interweaved popular culture into the narrative. We can learn a lot from how filmmakers use music… Continue reading 25 Best Movie Soundtracks That Changed the Game

Screenplay Structure Examples — A Guide for Screenwriters

It’s not like there’s a magical equation that can conjure up the perfect screenplay. If there was, we wouldn’t have so many duds at the box office.  Still, with millions (sometimes hundreds of millions) invested in what we see on the big screen, studios want as close to a sure thing as possible. It’s from this… Continue reading Screenplay Structure Examples — A Guide for Screenwriters