Anybody who’s tried to write a screenplay will usually blast through Act I, slam the brakes in Act II, then doomscroll their media of choice until the screenplay file becomes a permanent fixture in the hard drive, somehow even looking dusty as the shamefully disenchanted writer hurriedly scrolls past it forever. The truth is that starting a screenplay is fun — finishing is why it’s a job. And then, as soon as you’ve made it to the end, the real writing is in the rewriting. When you watch a movie’s credits, “Written by” will preface an outed masochist.
Jordan Peele’s script is brilliant and sturdy, making it perfect for instruction. There’s no better Screenwriting 101 than following along Get Out.Read MoreMovieWeb – Feed