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I just couldn't put the thing down, and I find that phrase to be a cliche of the most odious order.
Reading this book makes you feel the writer is talking to you personally - it is written in a conversational style .
Don't even think of writing a screenplay until you read William Goldman's, Adventures in the Screen Trade.
As an new actor I was encouraged to read this book recommended by my acting coach Stephen Mitchell (who wrote... Action/ReAction). Read morePublished 1 month ago by Amazon Customer
I had already read Goldman's second book, Which Lie Did I Tell, and loved it. He not only wrote Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, but The Ghost and the Darkness and The Princess... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Marcia L
What does Hollywood look like to the man who wrote Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid and The Sting and The Princess Bride, and countless other movies, great and small, right up to... Read morePublished 2 months ago by B. Peppard
Hilarious, brilliant: one needs only change the names to update "Adventures in the Screen Trade" for contemporary readers. Read morePublished 2 months ago by jseliger
As "dated" as it is, having been written in the '80's, it's still remarkably relevant, offering great insight into the personalities and functions that make up the... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Alan Nitikman
In my opinion, this is the best book about how to write a screenplay. But more importantly, Lawrence Kasdan thinks so, too. Read morePublished 5 months ago by William Bingham Gordon
Having recently begun adapting my novel Untimed into a screenplay, I'm doing my usual slog through the relevant homework. Read morePublished 6 months ago by A. Gavin
This book is written with a such a warm, personal, and conversational style that I forgot I was reading. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Avraham Azrieli
Although the information provided within may be a bit dated, when the Godfather of screenwriting offers up his own personal experiences in the "trade," it's an offer no... Read morePublished 7 months ago by F. Bluhm