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Was Rian Johnson told the answers to The Force Awakens’ mysteries?

In making Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi, writer and director Rian Johnson invented his own answers to the mysteries raised in Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens. In particular, he ...
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How much is a director responsible for? [closed]

I have heard lots of complaints about the recent Star Wars trilogy focusing on the directors. The first that it was a retread. The second that it tried too hard to subvert expectations. The third that ...
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Did author David Mitchell have any influence on The Wachowski's TV series Sense 8?

Netflix's [now canceled] TV series Sense 8 hails from film creator siblings known as The Wachowskis and follows a group of 8 characters across the globe whom become psychically linked, as they learn ...
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Was George Lucas inspired by philosophy of Buddhism or other philosophy to write the Star wars Scripts?

We all know now that Star Wars movies' father is George Lucas. As per Wikia he was the screenwriter for below mentioned scripts for Star Wars movies.. 1. Episode IV – A New Hope May 25, 1977 2. ...
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Why so many writers for Land of the Lost?

The crew of the Land of the Lost (1974-1976) had a large number of writers: In fact, there were almost as many writers as all the other crew members combined. Is this normal? Why would the series ...
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Why do TV shows use multiple directors and screenwriters?

In many TV shows different directors are used to direct different episodes and different screenwriters are used to write different episodes. This is even common in one single season (e.g. GoT and True ...
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Whose picture is it anyway?

I've read that while the writer/screenwriter creates the story, it's the director's vision that makes the motion picture. So, whose picture is it, anyway?
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Is the Marcus Aurelius quote in Black Sails a rewrite?

This is perhaps not the best place for this Q, but I'm not able to find any site more suitable. (Have looked at English Language and Usage, Writers and the like, but doesn't seem to fit.) Towards the ...
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How does Quentin Tarantino write dialog for a language he doesn't speak?

How does Quentin Tarantino or any other screenwriter write dialog for a language he doesn't speak? I have never found any mention of Tarantino being able to speak in any language other than English. ...