BEHIND THE SCENES: Writing Takeaways From the ‘There Will Be Blood’ Script1 min readReading Time: < 1 minute
Paul Thomas Anderson has been one of the most talked about writer-directors since he came onto the scene with Hard Eight. Since then, his movies have been must-see theatrical experiences. But none more so than There Will Be Blood. When There Will Be Blood burst into cinemas it was a tour-de-force of acting, directing, cinematography, and musical scores.
People came from all over to watch Daniel Plainview be consumed by greed and play god in a small western town. And today, we’ll focus on the screenplay. We’ll dissect the There Will Be Blood script PDF and talk about some screenwriting lessons you can take away from the script and There Will Be Blood‘s meaning.
Let’s dig for that screenwriting oil. and other terrible metaphors.
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