Story Grid Editors Roundtable
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This is a show dedicated to helping you become a better editor. Each week Story Grid Editors Jarie Bolander, Valerie Francis, Anne Hawley, Kim Kessler, and Leslie Watts analyze a film from one of the 12 Story Grid content genres and discuss it using the Editor’s Six Core Questions as developed by Shawn Coyne.

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    Brotherhood War Story - A Midnight Clear

    In this week’s episode, the Roundtable goes to war with the tragically underrated 1992 Brotherhood War movie A Midnight Clear, written and directed by Keith Gordon, and based on the 1982 novel by William Wharton. Share your thoughts on our analysis or ask questions on Twitter @StoryGridRT.

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    Courtship Love Story - The Bridges of Madison County

    It’s love, loss and longing this week as the Roundtable team crosses The Bridges of Madison County, the 1995 film written by Richard LaGravenese from Robert James Waller’s 1992 novel. Visit us on Twitter @StoryGridRT and let us know what you think of our analysis.

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    Status Genre - Gladiator

    In this week’s episode, we examine the 2000 Status/Admiration epic Gladiator, written by David Franzoni, John Logan, and William Nicholson. Let us know what you think of our analysis. You can reach us on Twitter @StoryGridRT.

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    Thriller Genre - Hot Fuzz

    In this week’s episode, the team takes a look at the 2007 British comedy thriller Hot Fuzz, written by Edgar Wright and Simon Pegg. Let us know what you think of our analysis. See full show notes at storygrid.com/roundtable

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    Horror Genre - Alien

    In this week’s episode, the team takes a look at Ridley Scott’s 1979 Horror classic Alien, written by Dan O’Bannon and Ronald Shusett. Let us know what you think of our analysis. See full show notes at storygrid.com/roundtable

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    Performance Genre - Billy Elliot

    In this week’s episode, the team takes a look at the 2000 Performance genre movie Billy Elliot, written by Lee Hall. Let us know what you think of our analysis. View the Story Grid Foolscap and other notes at storygrid.com/roundtable