1badmf wrote on Dec 25, 2020, 20:05:
i'm a pretty smart dude, amateur philologist, general lover of language, and to this day i still have a hard time believing that script was written by human hands. the only other thing i feel that way about is shakespeare. way above my language skill level. yes, imo it's shakespeare good, bonus without the fragments of archaic english that litter the bard's work.
In the modern entertainment world Aaron Sorkin deserves some serious credit. If there is anyone else at his level for dialog, I want to know who it is so I can watch their products also.
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