Despite the dark and gruesome subject matters of True Detective and Se7en, the character arcs of the main characters tell a story of profound optimism.
Film Radar breaks down Nic Pizzolato’s excellent character writing on season one of True Detective.
Examining how Arrival was adapted from the short story it was based on, how clever editing kept the focus on the protagonist, and why good science fiction is really a study of humanity.
A young Demacian mage has a secret she must hide – not just from her family, but the entire kingdom. Animation by Glen Keane
The Matrix has one of the all-time greatest opening scenes. Patrick (H) Willems breaks down why it works.
A great look at how clearly designed scene transitions create better storytelling.
Screenwriter, Brian Helgeland (L.A Confidential, Man on Fire, Mystic River), remenisces about his career in screenwriting while imparting humbling advice during his BAFTA Guru Screenwriters Lecture.