Mark, people who do NOT analyze scripts and movies to depth do themselves a disservice when it comes to their own writing. On the other hand, those who DO benefit in multiple ways. It’s that kind of commitment to the craft which can make the difference between writing a good script and a great script, between selling one project and having an extended career.

So you, Dave, and others who take the time to do script and movie breakdowns, then reflect on the story’s inner working, that’s a leg up for you.

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