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Save the Cat! Goes to the Movies: The…

Save the Cat! Goes to the Movies: The Screenwriter's Guide to Every Story…

by Blake Snyder

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Fascinating, yet humorous analysis of how we tell stories as part of our culture, and the simple, yet interchangeable bones of every story. Or as the author says, we can see how the movies Bad News Bears and Ocean's 11 really are the same story. And yet, a very readable work, for those of us who aren't interested in writing movie scripts, but interested as to how the story is formed. ( )
  dreplogle | Jun 11, 2010 |
The book is all over the place. And many (!) of the examples herein contradicts directly with the 'formula' Blake Snyder is trying to set up.
Furthermore he uses a lot of self made terms for expressions and terminology that already exists. ( )
  SimonLarsen | Sep 26, 2008 |
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Provides advice for budding screenwriters on how to handle the challenges of writing a Hollywood script and includes insider information on the most popular genres in Hollywood as well as references to 500 movie "cousins" to help guide the script writing process.… (more)

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