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5 Takeaways from Netflix's 'Unorthodox'

Is a limited series a TV show, or really just a big, fat movie? That’s the question at the heart of this week’s screenwriting takeaway.

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Screenwriting Rolemodels: Diablo Cody

No one saw her coming.

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5 Takeaways: Quibi

Your weekly break-down of a popular movie or television episode to see what a screenwriter—or any writer, for that matter—can take away from what’s on screen: what worked, what didn’t, and how you can use what’s popular to craft better stories.

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Five Takeaways: The Hunt

Your weekly break-down of a popular movie or television episode to see what a screenwriter—or any writer, for that matter—can take away from what’s on screen: what worked, what didn’t, and how you can use what’s popular to craft better stories.

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Five Takeaways From Episode One of Netflix's ‘Self-Made: Inspired by the Life of Madam C.J. Walker’

Your weekly break-down of a popular movie or television episode to see what a screenwriter—or any writer, for that matter—can take away from what’s on screen: what worked, what didn’t, and how you can use what’s popular to craft better stories.

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Five Takeaways: 'Big Time Adolescence'

Your weekly break-down of a popular movie or television episode to see what a screenwriter—or any writer, for that matter—can take away from what’s on screen: what worked, what didn’t, and how you can use what’s popular to craft better stories.

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Five Takeaways: ‘The Invisible Man’

Your weekly break-down of a popular movie or television episode to see what a screenwriter—or any writer, for that matter—can take away from what’s on screen: what worked, what didn’t, and how you can use what’s popular to craft better stories.

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Five Takeaways Classic: ‘Casablanca’

Your weekly break-down of a popular movie or television episode to see what a screenwriter—or any writer—can take away from what’s on screen: what worked, what didn’t, and how you can use what’s popular to craft better stories.

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Five Takeaways From Hulu's 'High Fidelity'

Your weekly break-down of a popular movie or television episode to see what a screenwriter—or any writer, for that matter—can take away from what’s on screen: what worked, what didn’t, and how you can use what’s popular to craft better stories.

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