Archive for June 28th, 2012

June 28, 2012

How to Steal From Yourself (Aaron Sorkin Style)

This amazing compilation of “Sorkinisms” is a prime example of how a writer can and should steal from himself. If you’ve got a great line or scene in a script that’s stuck in a drawer, don’t let it go to waste. Use that sucker again and again. It will work every time. Just follow Sorkin’s example:

June 28, 2012

Quote of the Day: Werner Herzog

The opinion of the public is sacred. The director is a cook who merely offers different dishes to them and has no right to insist they react in a particular way. A film is just a projection of light, completed only when it crosses the gaze of the audience.