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It’s been far too long a period of time since I contributed to this series of essays revolving around alternative structures for screenplays. No excuses. Let’s simply say that life got in the way (as it always seems to, gosh darn it; life, can’t live with it, can’t live without it).
At any rate, as of this point in time, the following essay should be the penultimate entry for the subject. The final one will be a miscellany compilation.
This time round (in case you haven’t noticed, this is the third time, well, now it’s the fourth, that I’ve mentioned time, a stylistic choice which is known in the industry as foreshadowing), the focus of the essay will be on screenplays that use time to structure their story in some way. Continue reading