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Friday, December 11, 2009

Go into the story, or don't go in at all.

Right now I want to talk about story, because story is our foundation for making good films - and my first love. :)

I'm currently watching The Bridges of Madison County (for about the 3rd time in my life) and realizing there's a reason we watch a movie again and again - and unless your a guy who only thrives on special effects - it's story. TBOMC has a simple premise, with wonderful actors. The quiet moments in between the dialog, the way Meryl Streep touches her body, heavily sighs, or rolls her eyes - these are all things that bring the story to life....

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