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1) Take several unhappy people
 
1) Take several unhappy people
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2) Give them two clear, definable choices between being happy or remaining unhappy
 
2) Give them two clear, definable choices between being happy or remaining unhappy
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3) Make them pick the wrong option
 
3) Make them pick the wrong option
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4) Use a gentle piano score to soundtrack depression
 
4) Use a gentle piano score to soundtrack depression
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5) Kill one, or several, unhappy people
 
5) Kill one, or several, unhappy people
  
 
[[Mark Kermode]] pointed out that this worked for everything up until Away We Go.
 
[[Mark Kermode]] pointed out that this worked for everything up until Away We Go.

Latest revision as of 02:37, 10 January 2018

The basic steps to making a Sam Mendes film, as outlined by listener Matthew Keeler after watching Revolutionary Road:

1) Take several unhappy people

2) Give them two clear, definable choices between being happy or remaining unhappy

3) Make them pick the wrong option

4) Use a gentle piano score to soundtrack depression

5) Kill one, or several, unhappy people

Mark Kermode pointed out that this worked for everything up until Away We Go.