Let It Go

First Draft I recently finished the first draft of the comedy pilot I’ve been working on with a writing partner. It’s great except that it’s about twenty pages too long and not funny. We cringed every time we read it. The thing needed rewrites. Not the kind where we could just go through the script … Continue reading Let It Go

QOTD

Loretta, I love you. Not like they told you love is, and I didn't know this either, but love don't make things nice - it ruins everything. It breaks your heart. It makes things a mess. We aren't here to make things perfect. The snowflakes are perfect. The stars are perfect. Not us. Not us! … Continue reading QOTD

Monologue!

Today's quote from Tony Gilroy's masterful screenplay, Michael Clayton. This is the second half of Arthur Edens' voiceover monologue that opens the film. ARTHUR EDENS (V.O.) -- Two weeks ago I came out of the building -- I’m running across Sixth Avenue -- there’s a car waiting -- I have exactly thirty-eight minutes to get … Continue reading Monologue!