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Between Skepticism and Moral Perfectionism: On Cavell’s Melodrama of the Unknown Woman

The Thought of Stanley Cavell and Cinema : Turning Anew to the Ontology of Film a Half-Century after The World Viewed

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...STANLEY CAVELL’S UNIQUE APPROACH TO CINEMA has put the relationship between film and philosophy at the center of philosophical inquiry into film. Indeed, Cavell was the first major Anglophone philosopher of note who dedicated a major part...

Romantic Comedy Cute Meets

Cynthia Whitcomb

Cynthia Whitcomb has sold more than 70 feature-length screenplays, 25 of which have been filmed. Her scripts have won and been nominated for many awards, including the Emmy Award, Cable Ace Award, Edgar Allan Poe Award, Humanitas Award, and Writers Guild of America Awards. Her students have also gone on to write successful box-office hits. She has taught screenwriting for many years, including seven at the acclaimed UCLA Film School. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Heart of the Film : Writing Love Stories in Screenplays

Routledge, 2017

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... Romantic Comedy Cute Meets chapTer 1 ROMANTIC COMEDY CUTE MEETS In The Holiday (2006, written and directed by Nancy Meyers), Arthur, an ancient screenwriter (played by Eli Wallach), explains to Iris (Kate Win- slet) about the Cute Meet,...

The Pressure Cooker Effect

Cynthia Whitcomb

Cynthia Whitcomb has sold more than 70 feature-length screenplays, 25 of which have been filmed. Her scripts have won and been nominated for many awards, including the Emmy Award, Cable Ace Award, Edgar Allan Poe Award, Humanitas Award, and Writers Guild of America Awards. Her students have also gone on to write successful box-office hits. She has taught screenwriting for many years, including seven at the acclaimed UCLA Film School. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Heart of the Film : Writing Love Stories in Screenplays

Routledge, 2017

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... The Pressure Cooker Effect chapTer 19 THE PRESSURE COOKER EFFECT The pressure cooker effect can speed up the process of people bonding and falling in love. The more intensity, danger, stress, and fear, the more likely it is that two...

Endings

Cynthia Whitcomb

Cynthia Whitcomb has sold more than 70 feature-length screenplays, 25 of which have been filmed. Her scripts have won and been nominated for many awards, including the Emmy Award, Cable Ace Award, Edgar Allan Poe Award, Humanitas Award, and Writers Guild of America Awards. Her students have also gone on to write successful box-office hits. She has taught screenwriting for many years, including seven at the acclaimed UCLA Film School. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Heart of the Film : Writing Love Stories in Screenplays

Routledge, 2017

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... Endings chapTer 40 ENDINGS Whether your lovers end up happily ever after or torn apart is entirely up to you. At the end of this book I have included a list of my own favorite 100 love story films, and in about 40 percent of them...

Specificity: One of a Kind

Cynthia Whitcomb

Cynthia Whitcomb has sold more than 70 feature-length screenplays, 25 of which have been filmed. Her scripts have won and been nominated for many awards, including the Emmy Award, Cable Ace Award, Edgar Allan Poe Award, Humanitas Award, and Writers Guild of America Awards. Her students have also gone on to write successful box-office hits. She has taught screenwriting for many years, including seven at the acclaimed UCLA Film School. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Heart of the Film : Writing Love Stories in Screenplays

Routledge, 2017

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... Specificity: One of a Kind chapTer 20 SPECIFICITY: ONE OF A KIND Every year adolescents across America compete in an essay contest and the winners get to go to Washington D.C. to be honored. The subjects are things like “Democracy...

Symbols of Love

Cynthia Whitcomb

Cynthia Whitcomb has sold more than 70 feature-length screenplays, 25 of which have been filmed. Her scripts have won and been nominated for many awards, including the Emmy Award, Cable Ace Award, Edgar Allan Poe Award, Humanitas Award, and Writers Guild of America Awards. Her students have also gone on to write successful box-office hits. She has taught screenwriting for many years, including seven at the acclaimed UCLA Film School. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Heart of the Film : Writing Love Stories in Screenplays

Routledge, 2017

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... Symbols of Love chapTer 37 SYMBOLS OF LOVE In the 2015 version of Thomas Hardy’s Far From the Madding Crowd (screenplay by David Nicholls), the handsome farmer, Gabriel Oak (Mat- thias Schoenaerts), brings a gift to his new neighbor...

Platonic Love Stories

Cynthia Whitcomb

Cynthia Whitcomb has sold more than 70 feature-length screenplays, 25 of which have been filmed. Her scripts have won and been nominated for many awards, including the Emmy Award, Cable Ace Award, Edgar Allan Poe Award, Humanitas Award, and Writers Guild of America Awards. Her students have also gone on to write successful box-office hits. She has taught screenwriting for many years, including seven at the acclaimed UCLA Film School. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Heart of the Film : Writing Love Stories in Screenplays

Routledge, 2017

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... Platonic Love Stories chapTer 33 PLATONIC LOVE STORIES There are love stories that do not include traditional love or romance. They are of the heart but not of the body. Otherwise the rules of love stories still apply. You use the same...

Soul Mates

Cynthia Whitcomb

Cynthia Whitcomb has sold more than 70 feature-length screenplays, 25 of which have been filmed. Her scripts have won and been nominated for many awards, including the Emmy Award, Cable Ace Award, Edgar Allan Poe Award, Humanitas Award, and Writers Guild of America Awards. Her students have also gone on to write successful box-office hits. She has taught screenwriting for many years, including seven at the acclaimed UCLA Film School. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Heart of the Film : Writing Love Stories in Screenplays

Routledge, 2017

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... Soul Mates chapTer 18 SOUL MATES Many of us believe in soul mates. Even more would love to believe in them. Two people who are fated to be together. Whose destiny is each other. Even more of us want to believe. The difficulty in writing...

Animosity, Feuds, and War

Cynthia Whitcomb

Cynthia Whitcomb has sold more than 70 feature-length screenplays, 25 of which have been filmed. Her scripts have won and been nominated for many awards, including the Emmy Award, Cable Ace Award, Edgar Allan Poe Award, Humanitas Award, and Writers Guild of America Awards. Her students have also gone on to write successful box-office hits. She has taught screenwriting for many years, including seven at the acclaimed UCLA Film School. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Heart of the Film : Writing Love Stories in Screenplays

Routledge, 2017

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... Animosity, Feuds, and War chapTer 25 ANIMOSITY, FEUDS, AND WAR At least one of them hates the other. In the classic Shakespearean romcom Much Ado About Nothing, Bea- trice and Benedick loathe each other. Until, as a joke, their friends...

Levels of Character Evolution

Cynthia Whitcomb

Cynthia Whitcomb has sold more than 70 feature-length screenplays, 25 of which have been filmed. Her scripts have won and been nominated for many awards, including the Emmy Award, Cable Ace Award, Edgar Allan Poe Award, Humanitas Award, and Writers Guild of America Awards. Her students have also gone on to write successful box-office hits. She has taught screenwriting for many years, including seven at the acclaimed UCLA Film School. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Heart of the Film : Writing Love Stories in Screenplays

Routledge, 2017

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... Levels of Character Evolution chapTer 30 LEVELS OF CHARACTER EVOLUTION It’s one thing to have a story come full circle, but you don’t want your protagonist to come back to where he began as a character. It is essen- tial that he/she...