Hollywood Safari

Navigating Screenwriting Theory The latest revision of my book in progress Hollywood Safari: Navigating Screenwriting Theory. I’m sending it out for comments. Appreciate any comments or suggestions for additions. A few major publishers have expressed interest in publishing it but I’m considering publishing it myself. Thanks. John johnfraim@mac.com.

Greatest Gunfight Scene in Movie History

The film Once Upon a Time in the West is a 1968 epic Spaghetti Western film directed by Sergio Leone who co-wrote it with Sergio Donati based on a story by Dario Argento, Bernardo Bertolucci and Leone. It stars Henry Fonda cast against type as the villain and Charles Bronson as his nemesis. After directing The Good, the […]

From Screenplay To Script

Storytelling. Scripts. Cultural Narratives. The use of screenplay techniques outside entertainment in fields like advertising, persuasion and propaganda. After all, it was tied to narrative in a major way. As literary critic Peter Brookonce said, “Narrative seems to have become accepted as the only form of knowledge and speech that regulates human affairs.”  _______________________________________ It’s […]

Hollywood Safari

An update on a manuscript I abandoned and then returned to. Somewhat like Joseph Conrad’s return to finish his novel in 1920, twenty years after he started it. Rescue after a twenty year lapse from the start of the novel. The third in a famous trilogy. Feel below MS could be very useful to a […]