8- Jamie’s Going to See Ghostbusters!

John and August try to talk Jamie off the ledge after we discuss topics relevant to the newest Ghostbusters film. Help us, please! He needs help! E-mail us at NotQuitePod@gmail.com so we can get through to him!

Topics this week:

August- The internet’s effect on films today (Starts at 00:00)

Jamie- Should you support shitty movies? (27:52)

John- Unnecessary Sequels and Remakes (44:09)

Each odd-numbered episode we talk specific films, and each even-numbered episode we discuss topics regarding Hollywood and the things we’re passionate about (either way).

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-Jamie (@GuyOnAWire)

Stasis = Death

I’m constantly reminded of myself and my surroundings that most of us live in a perpetual state of “Act One Syndrome.” What I’m referring to is the scriptwriting term Stasis = Death coined by the late Blake Snyder, writer of the Save the Cat! 

Now this book (along with the credibility of the author mentioned above), are much maligned in its effectiveness and validity in the screenwriting world. It is not my intention to prove or disprove the accusations, but today I will elaborate on the principles he has used in his scripts and tie them into the real-life observations I had made.Read More »