Remember when I was a budding screenwriter working on a script about truck drivers? Man, that was fun. This is the sort of thing I would clip out of the New York Times. Matter of fact, I have an old clipping filed away about a trucker preacher a bit younger than this one from those days.
A big hunk of the script, to settle debates and hone fine references. Nomenclature. In today’s parlance. These men are nihlists Donny, there’s nothing to be afraid of.
A fun illustrated list of some of the master’s favorite tricks. Back in film school, this boiled down to one important sentence: Keep a bomb under the table. via YDA
I could care less about the Sopranos, but I love this sort of obsessive attention to detail in a piece of screenwriting, and the guy who wrote this post has done the heavy lifting to reveal quite a bit of that detail. via Howard.
“Using a souped-up metal detector, a shovel, and a treasure map, Steve Arnold combs the flat Kansas wheat fields for rocks from outer space.”
Note to self: Write the screenplay for Grandma’s second book, but get the movie made in Russia, in all the applicable languages. Win Oscar.