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Film Studies: Dialogue

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john meehan

on 9 September 2014

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Transcript of Film Studies: Dialogue

ON THE NOSE
states the obvious in a way that no reasonable person would actually talk.
GOOD DIALOGUE
Advances plot
Reveals character
Makes use of subtext
ACTUAL CONVERSATION
is often full of pleasantries, tangents, useless facts, irrelevant details, and interruptions.
MOVIE DIALOGUE
doesn't waste time on anything that's not important to the story.
BAD DIALOGUE
Chit-chat
Pleasantries (hello, goodbye)
"On The Nose"
DIALOGUE
ON THE NOSE = NO BUENO.
DIALOGUE
Week 3:
(the things we say without even saying them)
WRITING GOOD DIALOGUE ISN'T EASY!
Quentin Tarantino
Ben Affleck
James Cameron
George Lucas
SOME DO IT VERY WELL
OTHERS ARE SUCCESSFUL IN SPITE OF IT.
Avatar
Terminator
Titanic
American Graffiti
Indiana Jones
Star Wars
Reservoir Dogs
Kill Bill
Django Unchained
Good Will Hunting
The Town
Argo
THREE PAGE CHALLENGES are DUE TOMORROW!
sounds realistic!
sounds clunky, awkward, and fake.
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