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Aline Brosh McKenna joins us to talk through the launch of Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, and what she’s learned since she introduced us to the show nearly a year ago. Brian Lowry of Variety raves that it is “one of the fall’s most promising hours.” We’re not surprised at all.
Then it’s a look at three pages from writer-director Scott Frank’s THE LOOKOUT, examining how a two-character dialogue scene works both on paper and on the screen.
Also this week: Indian screenwriters go on strike, Craig goes to Canters, and a French train hero gets stabbed in the second act.
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- Austin Film Festival 2015 panel schedule
- Train hero Spencer Stone stabbed, and Scriptnotes, 214
- Aline Brosh McKenna on episodes 60, 76, 100, 101, 119, 123, 124 152, 161, 175, 180 and 200
- The New York Times on The Great American Musical, Side B, in ‘Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’
- Rachel Bloom and Jack Dolgen (and Aline) on Scriptnotes, 175
- Bola Ogun, and the full cast and crew of Crazy Ex-Girlfriend on IMDb
- Bollywood to go on indefinite strike from October 3 from The Times of India
- Scott Frank on Wikipedia and IMDb
- The Artful Writer on Scene Harmony
- Three Pages by Scott Frank, and the scene from The Lookout
- Use gift cards from other countries to make purchases in foreign iTunes stores
- Games Magazine
- Outro by Rajesh Naroth (send us yours!)
UPDATE 10-16-15: The transcript of this episode can be found here.