The Broken Projector Movie Podcast
A movie podcast that isn't boring.

Movies that make a ton of money are rewarded with sequels — and it’s hard to find fault with that formula — but it’s not working anymore. Pamela McClintock at The Hollywood Reporter and Derek Thompson at The Atlantic both have evidence that suggests studios will need to discover a new formula, and fast. Namely, a host of summer sequels that have flopped spectacularly this year.

Direct download: brokenprojector-episode117.mp3
Category:Movies -- posted at: 12:26pm EDT

This week we answer your screenwriting questions about the pitfalls of outlining too much, the market for delightful pg-rated rom-coms, how long it takes to become a great writer and more.


Direct download: brokenprojector-episode117vd.mp3
Category:Screenwriting -- posted at: 11:37am EDT

This week we answer your screenwriting questions about whether plot or characters are driving a script, what happens when a ton of writers work on a project and how to approach a slapstick scene that rests largely on the actor's shoulders.

Direct download: brokenprojector-plotcharactervd.mp3
Category:Screenwriting -- posted at: 1:45pm EDT