“How It Should Have Ended”: The Amazing (Super) Power of Parody

Parody is an excellent tool for criticism. In another post, this one in particular, I recommended the “Honest Trailers” as a way to analyse movies: by making fun of plot holes, inconsistencies and poorly scripted scenes, they review a movie… In a…

Best Scriptwriting Books Ever: The Art of Dramatic Writing

Lajos Egri (1888-1967) wrote The Art of Dramatic Writing back in the 40’s. The book is not about writing film but theatre. Still, it’s considered chronologically as the first “how to“ work ever made about screenwriting -even if the author didn’t know. Many concepts…