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Episode 11: Back to the Future

Episode 11: Back to the Future

This episode we're looking at BACK TO THE FUTURE, the great time-travel comedy from back in the 80's. It's been more than 30 years since that film was made, 30 years since it showed us its protagonist traveling back 30 years in his past. And now it gets the Storylanes...

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Episode 10: Shaun of the Dead

Episode 10: Shaun of the Dead

This episode we're looking at SHAUN OF THE DEAD, the great zombie comedy written by Simon Pegg and Edgar Wright and directed by Edgar Wright. But first, an announcement: we're moving to biweekly episodes. Sorry, folks, but an episode a week is too tough a schedule for...

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Episode 9: Breaking Bad

Episode 9: Breaking Bad

This week we turn our eyes to TV and analyze the pilot episode for Breaking Bad, the great series about Walter White, high school teacher and meth cook. Written by Vince Gilligan and starring Bryan Cranston as Walt. And here's the links: The script.The Storylanes...

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Episode 8: Jojo Rabbit

Episode 8: Jojo Rabbit

This week we're looking at JOJO RABBIT, the historic drama/farce that's all about a boy and his Hitler. This one is interesting: it allows us to talk about a new screenwriting model, the Mazin/LeFauvre method. As such, the links include links to fuller explanations of...

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Episode 7: Get Out

Episode 7: Get Out

This week I look at 2017's GET OUT, Jordon Peele's horror film that revolutionized what you can do in a horror film. It also won an Oscar for Best Original Screenplay, and the film itself was nominated for Best Picture, a rare accolade for a horror film. Here's the...

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The Storylanes Podcast gives a screenwriter’s point of view of the structure of the screenplay of movies and TV shows.  Each episode does a deep-dive analysis of one movie or show, examining how the story is structured and how al the elements come together to create the story.

Each episode also includes a chart of the scenes and other key elements of the script.  You’ll find those charts here, along with the scripts of the episodes themselves.