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Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Subtext

Yes, subtext. When in the classroom, and I speak of subtext in a script, most students don't know what the hell I'm talking about.



Show, not tell is a favorite mantra of mine, so in that spirit, here's a clip from THE BIG SLEEP with Bogie and Bacall. When they discus horse riding, and you still don't know what subtext means, perhaps you should focus your energies on a less subtle art form, say mime?

Here's the link:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=glmdhH3aOug