20 Best Monologues From Movies (For You To Disagree With)

Some of the most powerful moments in film are when a central character gives a passionate speech that has a major impact on the rest of the movie. But what is a movie monologue, and why are they so powerful? A movie monologue is a speech given by a single character. The best monologues from …

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What Is Method Acting? And Who Is A Method Actor?

One of the most important elements to a film’s success is the performance of the actors. Actors have to be able to match the tone of the project, perform consistently, and take direction while still remaining believable. If done well, the result is a compelling performance that captures an audience. In order to obtain such …

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Star Wars: Lightsaber Colors Meanings Explained

So the other day, when my kid and I were playing a LEGO Star Wars video game, he asked the question every parent has to face at some point: “Dad, why is Yoda’s lightsaber green?” Being a long-time Star Wars fan and having played with every plastic toy George Lucas threw on the market in …

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12 Great Ideas To Name Your Video/Film/VFX Production Company

Choosing a good name for your production company is an important step in your overall branding and marketing strategy. There are over 57,000 production companies around the world. So how in the hell are you supposed to come up with a name for yours?  Names are powerful. While some famous brand names can seem randomly …

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How To Use Ethos, Logos, And Pathos In Film (With Examples). Part 1.

Think about your favorite films. What makes them your favorite?  Usually, it’s because there’s some memorable moment, dialogue, character, or message behind them that makes them persuasive.  Have you ever wondered what makes these movies so persuasive? It’s because filmmakers use rhetorical skills like ethos, logos, and pathos to persuade audiences over to their point …

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What Are Lower Thirds, And Where Can I Find Them For My Film?

Have you ever seen a newscast and wondered how they could broadcast all those titles on the screen with all that information? Those graphical overlays are called lower thirds and are used in various media.  Lower thirds are the graphical overlays used in the bottom third of a television screen and film to show critical …

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Best Online Places To Read Hollywood Screenplays For Free

Any good aspiring writer knows that it’s not enough to watch as many movies as possible – you also have to read as many screenplays as you can, too. But where do you find screenplays online? Not just any old screenplays, we’re talking Hollywood-level screenplays.  There’s quite a few different online resources available for finding …

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