Ernst Lubitsch was a director in the golden age of cinema. He started directing films in Germany, then came to America during the peak of the silent era and directed some of the great classics of that time. He transitioned gracefully into the era of the talkie, but "the Lubitsch touch" has little to do... Continue Reading →
If you've studied screenwriting at all, you've probably heard of Save the Cat, the book written by Blake Snyder with quippy, basic advice on how to write a screenplay. Not everyone is a fan of the late Snyder's approach, but those who like him LOVE him. Snyder is particularly famous for his Blake Snyder Beat... Continue Reading →
A little inaccuracy sometimes saves tons of explanation.