Thriller vs Horror – Why The Subtle Differences Can Save Your Script

Thriller vs Horror, The Birds

Thriller vs Horror – What Are the Critical Differences?   In terms of movie genres, Thriller and Horror are often mistakenly confused, or even lumped in together. The truth is, …

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GENIUS CHARACTER REVEALS: Martin Brody (JAWS)

Martin Brody in Jaws

In our Genius Character Reveals series we examine scenes and moments where a film or TV show reveals a tremendous amount of character information in a compressed amount of screen …

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Jason Blum Quotes For Producers, Writers & Directors

Jason Blum quotes

Jason Blum founded Blumhouse Productions in 2000, but it wasn’t until 2009 that it started getting its reputation for making some of the most profitable films of all time. The …

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OPINION: Screenwriters Should Consider the Cinema Experience

3D audience, cinema experience

It’s a cliché, but the entertainment industry is an industry. Show business is a business. It behoves screenwriters to remember this and to consider why write films in the first place. What …

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Unheralded Scene: THE WOMAN IN BLACK (2012)

Unheralded Scene: THE WOMAN IN BLACK

Focus On: THE WOMAN IN BLACK (2012) As a direct contrast to last month’s Unheralded Scene from FALLEN, this month we look at a scene that’s completely without on-screen dialogue. The …

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