Episode 160 – Salva Rubio (Save the Cat Goes to the Indies)
Salva Rubio is a writer, teacher, and novelist. His current book, Save the Cat Goes to the Indies, is out now.
Pre Show Notes
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— John Fallon NYC Indie Film Podcast – John hosts an excellent film podcast as well. John is also an excellent film editor whose going to be reediting my TV pilot, Game Over.
— Selling Your Screenplay Podcast – Ashley Meyers was a guest on this podcast before and he hosts a fantastic podcast as well.
— Oscar Claude Monet – a founder of French Impressionist painting, and the most consistent and prolific practitioner of the movement’s philosophy of expressing one’s perceptions before nature, especially as applied to plein-air landscape painting.
— Alan Moore – an English writer primarily known for his work in comic books including Watchmen, V for Vendetta and From Hell
— Texas Chainsaw Massacre – When Sally hears that her grandfather’s grave may have been vandalized, she and her paraplegic brother, Franklin, set out with their friends to investigate. After a detour to their family’s old farmhouse, they discover a group of crazed, murderous outcasts living next door. As the group is attacked one by one by the chainsaw-wielding Leatherface who wears a mask of human skin, the survivors must do everything they can to escape.
— Reservoir Dogs – Four Perfect Killers. One Perfect Crime. Critically acclaimed for its raw power and breathtaking ferocity, it’s the brilliant American gangster movie classic from writer-director Quentin Tarantino. They were perfect strangers, assembled to pull off the perfect crime. Then their simple robbery explodes into bloody ambush, and the ruthless killers realize one of them is a police informer. But which one?
— Save The Cat Goes to the Indies – From international sensations like The Blair Witch Project to promising debuts like Pi, from small films that acquired cult status like The Texas Chain Saw Massacre to Euro-blockbusters like The Full Monty, from unexpected gems like Before Sunrise to auteur classics such as The 400 Blows, from Dogville to Drive and Boogie Nights to Cinema Paradiso, here are 50 movies that fit both the “indie” label and Blake Snyder’s 15 beats.
— Sitges Film Festival – The Sitges Film Festival is a Spanish film festival and one of the world’s foremost international festivals specializing in fantasy and horror films.