We pan to a beautiful woman: platinum blond with a huge rack. She is the hottest woman in the world, but she wears glasses because she is also the smartest woman in the world
BRUCE: We hack the internet.
GENERAL: No one's ever hacked the internet before... but which one of the internets do we hack?
BRUCE: All of them.
This shit just frustrates me, okay?
In Save the Cat!, he stresses that his beat sheet is a structure, not a formula, one based in time-tested screen-story principles. It’s a way of making a product that’s likely to work—not a fill-in-the-blanks method of screenwriting.
Charlie Kaufman: There are no rules, Donald. And anyone who says there are is just, you know...
Donald Kaufman: Not rules, principles. McKee writes that a rule says you *must* do it this way. A principle says, this *works* and has through all remembered time.
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