121 episodes

“Lessons from the Screenplay” creator Michael Tucker and the LFTS team do deeper dives into the storytelling of individual movies and chat with the creatives behind those films.

Beyond the Screenplay Michael Tucker

    • TV & Film
    • 4.9 • 472 Ratings

“Lessons from the Screenplay” creator Michael Tucker and the LFTS team do deeper dives into the storytelling of individual movies and chat with the creatives behind those films.

    Episode 113: The Godfather Part II

    Episode 113: The Godfather Part II

    The BTS team discusses Vito’s and Michael’s dual character arcs, the film’s labyrinthine plot and ambiguous ending, and how The Godfather Part II ultimately deepens the first movie’s themes of family, loyalty, and the American Dream.



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    Produced by Vince Major: https://twitter.com/VinceMajor

    Website: http://beyondthescreenplay.com

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    • 1 hr 27 min
    Episode 112: The Godfather

    Episode 112: The Godfather

    The BTS team discusses The Godfather's complex plot and deliberate pacing, the film's iconic midpoint, and why Michael Corleone's arc is one of the strongest in cinema history.



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    Tricia Aurand: https://twitter.com/TriciaJeanA

    Brian Bitner: https://twitter.com/BrianBitner

    Alex Calleros: https://twitter.com/Alex_Calleros



    Produced by Vince Major: https://twitter.com/VinceMajor

    Website: http://beyondthescreenplay.com

    For Inquiries and Booking: Vince@Plusfortyseven.com

    • 1 hr 37 min
    The Book of Boba Fett Eps 1&2 | What We're Watching

    The Book of Boba Fett Eps 1&2 | What We're Watching

    The BTS team launches their third "What We're Watching" series on the Disney+ show, "The Book of Boba Fett."



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    Michael Tucker: https://twitter.com/michaeltuckerla

    Tricia Aurand: https://twitter.com/TriciaJeanA

    Brian Bitner: https://twitter.com/BrianBitner

    Alex Calleros: https://twitter.com/Alex_Calleros



    Produced by Vince Major: https://twitter.com/VinceMajor

    Website: http://beyondthescreenplay.com

    For Inquiries and Booking: Vince@Plusfortyseven.com

    • 38 min
    Episode 111: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

    Episode 111: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

    The BTS team pulls an episode from the Patreon vault—their discussion of the 2018 film Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse.



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    Michael Tucker: https://twitter.com/michaeltuckerla

    Tricia Aurand: https://twitter.com/TriciaJeanA

    Brian Bitner: https://twitter.com/BrianBitner

    Alex Calleros: https://twitter.com/Alex_Calleros



    Produced by Vince Major: https://twitter.com/VinceMajor

    Website: http://beyondthescreenplay.com

    For Inquiries and Booking: Vince@Plusfortyseven.com

    • 1 hr 13 min
    Patreon Preview: The Matrix Resurrections

    Patreon Preview: The Matrix Resurrections

    In this preview of our patron-exclusive episode on The Matrix Resurrections, the BTS team shares their initial reactions to the film.

    Listen to the full episode over on the Beyond the Screenplay Patreon: https://bit.ly/3FF2CvU



    Find us on Twitter

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    Michael Tucker: https://twitter.com/michaeltuckerla

    Tricia Aurand: https://twitter.com/TriciaJeanA

    Brian Bitner: https://twitter.com/BrianBitner

    Alex Calleros: https://twitter.com/Alex_Calleros

    Produced by Vince Major: https://twitter.com/VinceMajor



    Website: http://lessonsfromthescreenplay.com

    For Inquiries and Booking: Vince@Plusfortyseven.com

    • 17 min
    Episode 110: Die Hard

    Episode 110: Die Hard

    The BTS team discusses how Die Hard changed action movies, why Hans Gruber is such a compelling antagonist, and what has cemented the film's status as a holiday classic.



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    Michael Tucker: https://twitter.com/michaeltuckerla

    Tricia Aurand: https://twitter.com/TriciaJeanA

    Brian Bitner: https://twitter.com/BrianBitner

    Alex Calleros: https://twitter.com/Alex_Calleros



    Produced by Vince Major: https://twitter.com/VinceMajor

    Website: http://beyondthescreenplay.com

    For Inquiries and Booking: Vince@Plusfortyseven.com

    • 1 hr 27 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
472 Ratings

472 Ratings

Yepoop ,

Heat: Episode 88

I love Lessons from the Screenplay, and this podcast is equally well made. So many great insights. I appreciate the different perspectives. A couple tiny things: Please turn down Tricia’s mic, I have to ride the volume while listening. Tricia, you have so many great things to say but, please stop chiming in with vocals like, “Yes,” “Mmm hmm” and “Right” while others are speaking. It’s super distracting. Thanks for a great podcast!

Cmichelle15 ,

I love this podcast

Love Michael, ever since he started his YouTube channel. It’s true, anything this man touches he can turn to gold.

Me3567; ,

Balanced like a fine wine.

I listen to lots of film podcast and this one is a beautiful kaleidoscopic of movie nerds. They are all very well spoken and know how to argue constructively. One overlooked thing about podcasts is the listenability. When you have a show that includes multiple people speaking, it can be hard to keep up with the conversation because you were not physically in the room. With these guys though, they have an amazing cadence with each other. There is balance that goes through every episode. The convo doesn’t get stale, no small points are getting beat like a dead horse. It feels almost rehearsed, in a good way. Plus they have great mics so it’s very easy to listen to back to back episodes on a road trip. Thank you BTS

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