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Donald Trump Is Marvel's Newest Villain

Behold his large head, tiny hands and radioactive xenophobia.<p>The latest issue of Marvel Comics introduced a new villain: M.O.D.A.A.K. aka Mental Organism Designed As America's King. But look closely at the monster—the skin the color of burnt sienna, the beady blue eyes, the tiny infant hands, the …

Fur flies in this purrr-fect ‘Batcat v Supercat’ video

Justice dawns at Arkham Catsylum -- and across Metropolis -- in this funny feline parody of "Batman v Superman."

Comic Books

Every Brand Has a Story: A Conversation with Screenwriting Legend Robert McKee

If you saw the 2002 movie <i>Adaptation</i>, you’ll probably remember the (unforgettable) scene where the main character—an aspiring screenwriter named …

How Machine-Generated Screenplays May Affect Artists

Artificial intelligence generated the screenplay for sci-fi short-film, Sunspring. Turns out, machines like this might actually benefit writers and artists alike.<p>Earlier this month, director and co-creator Oscar Sharp released his comedic sci-fi short film <i>Sunspring</i>. Business as usual, except it was …

The Art of Effective and Saleable Screenwriting

<i>NOTE: This article is a republishing. It has been revised to include updated links.</i><p>Writing for the film medium has become the modern version of the …

A Guide to Naming Your Characters

Choosing names for your characters is an important part of the writing process. The names you choose will not only indicate what type of character it …

Writing advice you might not want to hear

Since I can't think of an appropriate photo...This is one of those Friday Questions that deserves a separate post. It’s from Chad (even though he …

Writing

Flipping Your Characters to the Same Page

Has this ever happened to you? Someone behaves in some unexpected way toward you. You can't imagine why, so you make up an answer that you project …

Writing

6 Filmmaking Tips From Mel Brooks

The 90-year-old comedy legend’s advice is a mix of serious and silly.<p>As of this week, <b>Mel Brooks</b> has been on the planet for 90 years. That’s still …

Did Gender Alter the Tone of the ‘Alien’ Series? Narrative Implications of Femininity

<b>This guest post written by Kayleigh Watson appears as part of our theme week on Ladies of the 1980s. | Spoilers ahead.</b><p>When Ridley Scott cast Ripley …

10 Tips on Making Your Characters More Active

One of the fundamental principles that’s hammered over the heads of new or experienced screenwriters is to make your characters active. Pretty much a …