The King Of Staten Island

How to pull the punch line even when the joke didn’t reach that stage, in The King Of Staten Island. So I found an uncanny resemblance in the co-writer and director, Judd Apatow’s The King Of Staten Island with the director John Wells’s Burnt. In the sense that both of these films pushes its character…

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Gulabo Sitabo

How to dwell on tragedy but never address it, in Gulabo Sitabo. What an oddball? I don’t get the film’s secret agenda. I wonder a lot about the answer and it is sad. I get that it is meant to. It is structured in a way to be. But that hollowness is less scary and…

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Life’s Too Short

How to jump into the wrong set of shoes and force it to adjust to your size, in Life’s Too Short. The creators Ricky Gervais, Stephen Merchant and Warwick Davis’s Life’s Too Short is a lazy, though genuine, piece of art. A lot of the content that is used as a gimmick to make you…

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Ghoomketu

How to create a finger licking dish by using Universally preferable ingredients, in Ghoomketu. The writer and director Pushpendra Nath Misra’s Ghoomketu is a blast. From head to toe, it’s a riot of bonkers ideas floating through presumably any writer. And the Misra, here comes up with a good enough excuse to boast it in…

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Shaun Of The Dead

How to know of the range of your genre and script, in Edgar Wright and Simon Pegg’s Shaun Of The Dead. I have seen both of them talk about the writing process of their trilogy, especially about Shaun Of The Dead in detail. Their structure is more pronounced and is easy to adapt and relate.…

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Stranger Than Fiction

How to improve your script by convincing the audience that there is no other way this could’ve spiraled out, in Stranger Than Fiction. I wonder if non-writers find this film equally intriguing as we do. I wonder if they understand “writer’s block” something that Emma Thompson’s character suffers from, for the most part of the…

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Shrek Universe

How to promote as you’re against the stereotypical agenda and fuel your film with that very agenda, in Shrek Universe. The Shrek Universe suffers from a very common disease. It’s cookiness, uniqueness fades away very quickly and what’s left at the end of the day is the very thing they’ve been running away from. Maybe,…

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Only You

How to follow all the conventions of the genres but spread them on an unconventional base, structure of the world, in Only You. So this is why I am drawn towards the simpleton romantic comedies of older times. This is why I hope everyone is in love with those rainy Saturday evening flicks that oozes…

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