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.
The Matrix has one of the all-time greatest opening scenes. Patrick (H) Willems breaks down why it works.
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.
LFTS examines the strengths and weakensses of both films and what makes Force Awakens slightly better.
The writing/directing duo behind the Jump Street series, Lego Movie and upcoming Han Solo Star Wars film, Phil Lord and Christopher Miller share some hilarious advice.
Take a extensive peek into the creative process of The Godfather inspired by Francis Ford Coppola’s Godfather Notebook and find out how he made this brilliant scene of one of the greatest films of all time.
LFTS uses Breaking Bad’s thoroughly engaging pilot episode to break down the elements of a…thoroughly engaging pilot episode.
Examining the elements of suspense that Quentin Tarantino put to use in the opening scene of Inglourious Basterds.
An excellent break down of story structure and how to keep an audience engaged.
When Harry Met Sally takes the conventions of a classic from-hate-to-love story and flips them on their head, creating a unique and charming film.