2005 - Carbon Harbor Journal

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Savin' the Cat

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Didn't do much (any) blogging last week, but it was all for a good cause. In last weekend's mail I received my copy of Blake Snyder's Save the Cat! While Syd Field still deserves the honors for writing the original, indispensable handbook on screenwriting and laying out the important groundwork for screenplay structure, for my money (under 20 bucks), Blake Snyder's new book is now my personal favorite as it gets in far deeper and really cracks the code of what makes movies work.

Reluctant Warrior

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Reluctant Warrior
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Reluctant Warrior is track 8 of the 27 tracks on the Carbon Harbor soundtrack album.

This is the track I mentioned, in the previous post, that I think is the Debate beat/track.

Death of Hollywood?

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Oh no! Not again! Didn't Hollywood die in the '50s after TV killed it? Then, didn't it die again in the '80s, when VHS drove a wooden stake through its heart? Okay. So should I be worried that DVD is about to kill Hollywood for the third time?
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Cold Meat Loaf
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