Episode #15 — Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

One of the most original, daring and emotionally compelling screenplays of the 21st century, Charlie Kaufman’s ‘Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind’ wowed audiences upon the films release in 2004. In this week’s episode, we track the progression of the story from concept, to first draft, to the final shooting script and the final changes made in the editing room.

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Joel, I’m not a concept. I want you to just keep that in your head. Too many guys think I’m a concept or I complete them or I’m going to make them alive, but I’m just a f***ed-up girl who is looking for my own peace of mind. Don’t assign me yours.
— Clementine
 

Episode #10 — Ex Machina (2014)

‘Ex Machina’ addresses a theme that is becoming more relevant as the 21st century progresses, can artificial intelligence be developed to the degree that we mistake it for human? Written by British screenwriter and filmmaker Alex Garland, who has been on the cutting edge of science fiction for almost twenty years, it was a wonderful screenplay to assess due to his powerful use of character development, intriguing plot and intelligent concepts.

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If you’ve created a conscious machine, it’s not the history of man. It’s the history of Gods.
— Caleb