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wilberfan

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Reading along (watching along?) with the script
« on: November 30, 2017, 01:15:53 PM »
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I can't remember why now, but a couple of months ago I watched both There Will Be Blood and Magnolia with the script open on my laptop.  I would read long as the film unspooled.   It was an interesting exercise.   I was especially impressed with how much of Magnolia was actually on the page.   For some reason it felt so emotionally raw, etc, that I expected more of it to have been improv-ed, or something?

Have any of you ever tried this? 
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Re: Reading along (watching along?) with the script
« Reply #1 on: November 30, 2017, 08:13:30 PM »
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I have read the scripts, but not like that. I did however watch Magnolia when I was 16-17 and paused every other minute to write it down in Swedish. I had like 40 pages of Magnolia translated to Swedish with my own interpretation of the scenes and dialogue. I should do it again because it was pretty fucking educational.

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Re: Reading along (watching along?) with the script
« Reply #2 on: December 01, 2017, 06:45:13 AM »
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That's amazing. Do you still have it?

 

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