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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OPINION: Flashbacks and the (Rare) Stories that Need Them

Manchester by the Sea, flashbacks

One of the major exceptions to the oft-repeated “show, don’t tell” screenwriting rule is the equally common received wisdom that screenplays should avoid using flashbacks. The criticisms are familiar from scores …

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