All the Write Moves: “Solo: A Star Wars Story”

All the Write Moves: “Solo: A Star Wars Story”

Most quick-take analyses of Solo: A Star Wars Story focus on the movie’s disappointing opening-weekend haul, with some pundits going so far as to say Solo is the first flop of the Star Wars franchise. When trying to understand how cinematic storytelling works, such...
All the Write Moves: “Deadpool 2”

All the Write Moves: “Deadpool 2”

The makers of Deadpool (2016) endeared themselves to the screenwriting community with a gag in the film’s opening credits, referring to scribes Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick as “the real heroes here.” Yet in the opening credits of Deadpool 2, those same writers —...