18 episodes

Wanna make better movies? So do we. Each week we talk about writing, directing and acting lessons we've learned from our favorite movies.

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    • TV & Film

Wanna make better movies? So do we. Each week we talk about writing, directing and acting lessons we've learned from our favorite movies.

    Episode 17 - Toy Story 4

    Episode 17 - Toy Story 4

    In this week's episode, we talk about:

    - Using subjective sound design

    - How to build sympathy for characters

    - Acting in animation

    - And more!

    • 50 min
    Episode 16 - El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie

    Episode 16 - El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie

    In this week's episode, we talk about:

    - why this doesn't feel like a "movie"

    - "intention vs. obstacle" scene writing

    - stacking the odds against your character

    - and more!

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Episode 15 - Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

    Episode 15 - Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

    Welcome back web-heads! In this week's episode, we talk about:

    - What is bokeh?

    - How many kinds of jokes can you tell?

    - The incomparable Jake Johnson

    - And more!

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Episode 14 - Avengers: Infinity War

    Episode 14 - Avengers: Infinity War

    In this week's episode, we discuss probably our most obscure movie! We'll cover:

    - The Church of Tom Holland

    - How to handle a large roster of characters

    - The music of Marvel

    - And more!

    • 1 hr 16 min
    Episode 13 - Rosemary's Baby

    Episode 13 - Rosemary's Baby

    After a brief hiatus...we're back! On this week's episode, we'll be discussing:

    - How to create a feeling of claustrophobia

    - Using gaslighting as a suspense tool

    - What even is red?

    - And more!

    • 41 min
    Episode 12 - Election

    Episode 12 - Election

    In this week's episode, we discuss:

    - Editing for character

    - Writing against type

    - Visual scarlet letter's

    - And more!

    • 42 min

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