10 Classic Screenplays: Eddie’s Take

Great Classic Movie review.

Jordan and Eddie (The Movie Guys)

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List compiled by Eddie on 18/07/2014

The Screenplay – the beginning of the movie and the making of a movie, for without a top quality script no matter who acts it or who directs the material the movie is doomed before it even begins shooting.

Over the period of film history there have been many stand out screenplays and there are writers out there who are chased due to their ability to craft dialogue suited to the silver screen (Aaron Sorkin as an example). What makes a good screenplay is subjective but overall you are looking for believability within the characters, honest dialogue that feels real and relatable and often a wording of the inner feelings one feels expressed through the medium of an actor/actress.

Picking a list of 10 screenplays I feel are exemplary examples of the power of screenwriting obviously leaves out countless other films that would be…

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