For Screenwriters: William Goldman on your Working Habits

By now, you should know who William Goldman is. In case you don’t, William Goldman (1931-2018) is one of the best screenwriters Hollywood has seen. He was the author of Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid  (an original script that won him…

Video-Analysis: The First Ten Minutes of BUTCH CASSIDY AND THE SUNDANCE KID (George Roy Hill, 1969)

During the first key 10-15 minutes of any movie, the audience takes a fundamental decision: they make their minds about taking the film’s side or just disengaging.10-15 minutes is the amount of time that filmmakers, in general, have to set…