Originally Posted by Krumm
I always equate good dialogue to porn -- you know it when you see it.
dialogue is a hard thing to master...somethings that sound good on paper don't sound good out loud. I've directed a few films (i'm not famous) and the biggest thing I tell my actors is to make the dialogue their own. Don't feel tied to the words but feel the meaning behind them. I am a weird screenwriter as I don't care it people change my words.
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You can't judge a film's screenplay until you read the screenplay.