@clmazin @NickFalacciI@TheJimBond’@johnaugustv@briankoppelmane@chrismcquarrie @rianjohnsonread and written a multitude of screenplays and I’ve never once been stopped by the rules: if the tool to express a moment breaks them, then, by all means, just break them. But know them— they do nag nicely in the background when something feels gestural or insincere.
Reposting, revised: I would not presume to suggest what categories should occur during commercials on Oscars night, but, please: Cinematography & Editing are at the very heart of our craft. They are not inherited from a theatrical or literary tradition: they are cinema itself.
2/3 "They will be slightly edited off-line in the trailer (such as the walk up from seat to stage)--- as has been done for years with the Tony broadcast—and then placed live into the ongoing show. It should be seamless and most viewers won’t notice."
If I may: I would not presume to suggest what categories to cut during the Oscars show but - Cinematography and Editing are at the very heart of our craft. They are not inherited from a theatrical tradition or a literary tradition: they are cinema itself.
Brooklyn Nine-Nine has given us fully human characters, beautiful, powerful, flawed, vulnerable, majestic... In whichever form, B99 must return. It will. And I will be there to watch. And, it is my hope that I hope that, this time, a lot more people do too.