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  • 7 Recurring Clichés in Indie Movie Scripts credit: hyphenmatt Indie movies have always had the freedom to push the creative envelope in ways that working for big production companies would not permit. However, since Indie movies became the “in thing”, the loose term has become something of a genre style that many filmmakers, and even the big production companies, want to get in on. Here is a list of some of the biggest Indie film clichés that seem to crop up again and again. Famous Actors An Independent movie used to be about aspiring actors trying to make a name for themselves. In the last few years it has turned into a way for established and famous actors to try […]

    7 Recurring Clichés in Indie Movie Scripts

    7 Recurring Clichés in Indie Movie Scripts credit: hyphenmatt Indie movies have always had the freedom to push the creative envelope in ways that working for big production companies would not permit. However, since Indie movies became the “in thing”, the loose term has become something of a genre style that many filmmakers, and even the big production companies, want to get in on. Here is a list of some of the biggest Indie film clichés that seem to crop up again and again. Famous Actors An Independent movie used to be about aspiring actors trying to make a name for themselves. In the last few years it has turned into a way for established and famous actors to try […]

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  • Whenever there is a remake of a beloved film or a film script based on a book, I always feel some measure of anxiety when I set out to watch it. And, as 2011 version of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo was both in a way – my anxiety stretched unlimited. I hadn’t been surprised when Hollywood announced that they too were going to give the story a go. It was bound to happen, like Harry Potter or The Hunger Games, it seems that today our best books are celebrated by binding them in celluloid. As a whole, I don’t have a problem with this practice. It gives our largely visually based society a taste of what those of […]

    The American Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

    Whenever there is a remake of a beloved film or a film script based on a book, I always feel some measure of anxiety when I set out to watch it. And, as 2011 version of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo was both in a way – my anxiety stretched unlimited. I hadn’t been surprised when Hollywood announced that they too were going to give the story a go. It was bound to happen, like Harry Potter or The Hunger Games, it seems that today our best books are celebrated by binding them in celluloid. As a whole, I don’t have a problem with this practice. It gives our largely visually based society a taste of what those of […]

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