Breaking the rules, dig deep on character, HELL OR HIGH WATER, Jeff Bridges, Jeremy Renner, SICARIO, simple plots, Taylor Sheridan, YELLOWSTONE -

Taylor Sheridan has rapidly become a top-notch screenwriter and now director as well. His films include SICARIO, SICARIO: DAY OF THE SOLDADO, HELL OR HIGH WATER, and WIND RIVER. He now also does a TV series, YELLOWSTONE. How did he get there?  To start with, Sheridan would likely disagree with the use of the word “rapidly.” Born in 1970 (Taylor is 49) Sheridan began his career as an actor. In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Sheridan reflected on how his experience as an actor has informed his writing. He specifically avoids exposition because he had to say so much...

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