Kieron Moore

Overpowered Antagonists: Writing for Supervillains

Overpowered Antagonists: Writing for Supervillains

Kieron Moore explores the problems of writing for supervillains, and offers advice for crafting a worthy antagonist.

Kieron Moore explores the problems of writing for supervillains, discusses what traits they should and should not possess, and offers advice for crafting a worthy antagonist.

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Learning from Lucas’s Mistakes: The Phantom Menace

Learning from Lucas’s Mistakes: The Phantom Menace

Kieron Moore explores the script of The Phantom Menace, and reveals the screenwriting lessons it has to teach about what not to do.

Kieron Moore explores the script of The Phantom Menace, and reveals the screenwriting lessons it has to teach about what not to do.

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Plotting Film Noir

Plotting Film Noir

With examples from The Nice Guys, The Big Sleep and The Big Lebowski, Keiron Moore explores how to write Film Noir.

With examples from The Nice Guys, The Big Sleep and The Big Lebowski, Keiron Moore explores how to write Film Noir.

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Tarantino’s Rewriting: The Hateful Eight

Tarantino’s Rewriting: The Hateful Eight

What changed in Tarantino's rewrite of The Hateful Eight... and why.

Quentin Tarantino’s The Hateful Eight had a notoriously difficult route to the screen. In January 2014, barely two months after the writer/director had announced he was working on a second Western after 2012’s Django Unchained, an early draft of the script leaked onto the internet and caused Tarantino to abandon the project. It was only […]