Monday, 3 February 2014

Problems with a script

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When you are writing movie script, there are numerous problems you can encounter. Here are some :

The story begins too late in the script

The scenes are void of meaningful conflict

The script has a by-the-numbers execution

The story is too thin

The villains are cartoonish, evil-for-the-sake-of-evil

The character logic is muddy

The female part is underwritten

The narrative falls into a repetitive pattern

The conflict is inconsequential, flash-in-the-pan

The protagonist is a standard issue hero

The script favors style over substance

The ending is completely anti-climactic

The characters are all stereotypes

The script suffers from arbitrary complexity

The script goes off the rails in the third act

The script's questions are left unanswered

The story is a string of unrelated vignettes

The plot unravels through convenience/contrivance

The script is tonally confused

The protagonist is not as strong as [he or she needs to] be

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