But what if they're right? Maybe you need a primer on some basic (or advanced) mechanics of screenwriting in order to better understand/appreciate a flick.
This thread is for breaking down the scripts of movies that exist and we've all seen. We're not here to talk about your current project that you're 40% of the way through and stuck on something. No, there's already a thread for that.
What I want to get into here is a deeper discussion about the nuts and bolts of successful movies and help you guys better understand how they're constructed.
So let's get started. I'll throw out the first film school question. There's no wrong answer. What's the difference between plot and character?